Electrical Engineers (Control & Instrumentation)

Job Description

Electrical Engineers (Control & Instrumentation)

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Manchester, Portsmouth or Frimley. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

You'll be undertaking functional design, providing specialist advice and producing evidence in support of legislative, safety and technical requirements

You will be liaising with internal and external customers as part of a technical team

There will be opportunity to undertake peer reviews

You'll be articulating and presenting technical arguments, clearly, logically, and simply

As a Senior Engineer:

  • Coordinating and executing engineering tasks or packages of work, providing guidance and advice in a consistent professional manner
  • Taking notice of appropriate budget, timescale and quality standards as well as providing leadership where required

As a Principal Engineer:

  • Executing, evaluating, delivering and managing complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work recognising stakeholder and customer requirements
  • Identifying as well as implementing opportunities for personal/team development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individual are maintained as well as improved

Your skills and experiences:

A relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or, Mathematics (STEM) Degree or equivalent qualification and experience within an Engineering background

Experience in PLC and SCADA programming, C&I system verification test design or parts specification would be advantageous

As a Senior Engineer:

  • Demonstrable experience of engineering lifecycle and technical specialities
  • Working towards relevant Professional Registration

As a Principal Engineer:

  • Significant demonstrable experience of engineering lifecycle phases and technical specialities
  • Having obtained or capable of obtaining relevant Professional Registration (CEng)


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The C&I Team:

We are looking for a number of experienced Electrical Engineers at Senior and Principal level to join us in supporting ongoing Submarines Programmes. As an engineer, you will be responsible for delivering the engineering solutions that make UK Royal Navy Submarines truly World Class, ensuring that we deliver an effective Royal Navy capability and a platform that ensures the safety of its crew.

The complex nature of the product places demands across a range of specialist subject areas, which with existing experience and in role training and development you will support.

In return, you will be supported, with the career development and opportunities you need to fulfil your potential and keep you at the top of your game.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 3rd April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.