Hardware Engineer

  • Job Reference: 75790
  • Date Posted: 4 February 2021
  • Employer: BAE Systems
  • Website: https://www.baesystems.com/en/home
  • Location: New Malden, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

COTS Hardware Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the design and development based on COTS technology? We currently have a vacancy for a COTS Hardware Engineer at our site in New Malden.

As a COTS Hardware Engineer, you will be covering a number of facets including design of SI (share infrastructure) Systems, testing and issue resolution.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to see the design and development of a system through to deployment on board the Royal Navy platform. This role also gives you the ability to work on multiple projects and be a part of the project across the whole engineering lifecycle.

Your main responsibilities as a COTS Hardware Engineer will involve:

Producing documentation to capture hardware design aspects

Creating Procurement Specs for the purchase of COTS items in line with system design

Undertaking installation of hardware at land-based sites and on ships

Supporting EMC, shock and vibration trials

Providing technical support for new bids and undertakings

Resolving technical design issues as they arise

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills:

Experience with COTS hardware - e.g. blade and server technology, network switches, cabinets etc.

Experience in formally capturing hardware design e.g. documentation, Visio diagrams etc.

Experience in building and setting to work COTS hardware systems

Experience of putting together test schedules and installation documents

Desirable skills:

Experience of working as part of large team on a delivery project

Experience of working on defence contracts and knowledge on what is takes to get hardware/systems on board ship

Experience of EMC, shock and vibration testing

CAD experience

What we're looking for in you:

You will have experience working within continuously improves standards of excellence in drive and commitment. You will be a highly motivated individual with a strong desire to succeed despite setbacks, you will have strong communication skills with the ability to demonstrate good customer focus through understanding of needs and programme drivers.

Location: New Malden

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.