- Preston, UK
- Full-time employment
- Apply by 06 Jan, 2019
- Posted on 07 Nov, 2018
- Start date:
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As a Software Engineer in the Complex Systems and Support part of BAE Systems Submarines, you will need to understand both software programming and the management of software projects.
The candidate should have a general software and computer architecture knowledge.
What you will be doing... (Role Duties and Responsibilities)
Complex Systems and Support Engineers can undertake a variety of roles across multiple projects and all stages of a programme’s lifecycle.
You could work on platforms from in service submarines through to the future underwater capability (due to enter service in the 2040s). You could also work on technology that cuts across all submarine platforms within the flotilla.
You could have placements developing software, computer network architectures or helping manage suppliers who are producing bespoke software products for us.
Entry Requirements and what we are looking
To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in:
Computing, Computer Science or IT networks related subject;
Other STEM subjects considered if the candidate has a strong interest in software and has developed their software skills.
Overview of Business Unit
Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.
We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. Construction of the first of four submarines, named Dreadnought, began last year
Our Submarines business employs approximately 8,700 people and in 2017 we spent around £700m with over 700 suppliers.
Security/ Export Control statement
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
Diversity & Inclusion Statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.
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About BAE Systems
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions .
Working with customers and partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability and national security solutions – helping to protect people and keep critical inf
- Engineering & industrial
- in Preston, UK
- 10,000 employees
- Founded in 1999
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