Systems Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Bristol, UK - Flexible agile working
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 45401


Help us grow and make a difference


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 Systems Engineer at Ashton House.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

Mission Systems

The Systems Engineer role is based within Mission Systems.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Systems Engineer will make

As a Systems Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. As our company grows, we want to help and learn from each other in a supportive and relaxed environment with the main aim of delivering high quality products. You will work collaboratively in a team of multi discipline engineers, subject matter experts and the customer to mature and develop creative solutions for our current and future clients. You will use your knowledge to drive innovative solutions through the design, build, integration and acceptance phases.

Day to day, you will work collaboratively in a team of multi discipline engineers, subject matter experts and the customer to mature and develop creative solutions for our current and future clients. You will use your knowledge to drive innovative solutions through the design, build, integration and acceptance phases.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.

Essential experience

* Military BLOS Communications systems
* Cisco CCNA/CCNP, MOD JSP604, Security by Design, WAN/LAN
* VMWare, SAN
* RF transmission & reception systems, antennas & RF distribution
* Audio and data communications & switching
* Software & Hardware integration
* Test & acceptance campaign planning, preparation & conduct
* IBM's Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORs)

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
* Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
* Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
* Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
* Employee Share Plan
* Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
* STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
* Working from home and flexible work patterns
* Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
* Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International
For over 130 years, we have 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.

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