Combat Systems Analysis Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Combat Systems Analysis Engineer
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £42,245 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57510

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Combat Systems Analysis Engineer at our Babcock Technology Centre in North Bristol.

The role
As a Combat Systems Analysis Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Babcock submarine support engineering mission systems within naval nuclear is focussed on support to the Royal Navy's in-service combat and strategic systems, trusted to deliver and sustain the fight function to ensure mission ready ships and submarines.

Day-to-day, you'll support the processing of defect reporting, highlight underperforming equipment and provide recommendations to improve capability and availability

  • Draft and release S2022(A) reports
  • Process defect reports (known as S2022(S)) and work with the Design Authority to provide suitable responses to ships staff recommendations and remarks.
  • Work with the Design Authority to close any follow-on actions that are raised as part of the S2022(S) process.
  • Support the management of concessions (deviation from design intent) close-out by proposing maintenance periods suitable to conduct work and, when agreed, enter work packages into the Rolling Design Authority Requirement (RDAR).
  • Evaluate combat system equipment defect data to determine the underperforming equipment areas and produce reports and presentations summarising findings.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with two to three days in the office/onsite and two to three days working from home.

Essential experience of the Combat Systems Analysis Engineer

  • Experience of submarines from an operational engineering perspective
  • Experience of defect reporting within the MOD, Operational Deficiencies (OPDEFS), S2022(A), S2022(S), Concessions, UMMS etc.
  • Experience of working in a regulated industry with a wide and diverse stakeholder group.
  • A background in naval architecture, marine, mechanical, electrical engineering or other Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related backgrounds.
  • An effective problem solver - being able to balance theoretical assessments with pragmatic solutions.

Qualifications for the Combat Systems Analysis Engineer

  • Degree qualified in a relevant STEM-based discipline or HND, Foundation Degree with relevant experience.
  • Member of relevant professional engineering body.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 28/05/2024

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