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Engineering Manager - Marine Software Integration

BAE Systems
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23 Apr 2021

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Marine Systems Integration Manager - Software Engineering

Would you like to be at the centre of marine engineering integration activities within the T26 Frigate marine systems design team, joining together all of marine engineering systems to make sure they're all integrated from a controls software perspective? We currently have a vacancy for a Marine Systems Integration Manager - Software Engineering.

As a Marine Systems Integration Manager - Software Engineering, you will be part of the world class leading anti-submarine frigates design team. The T26 ships will replace the Type 23 frigates that are in service now and will provide the Royal Navy with world-class anti-submarine warfare capability for decades to come.

This role will also provide you with opportunities for growth within the wider BAE business.

Your main responsibilities as a Marine Systems Integration Manager - Software Engineering will involve:

Acting as the Technical Authority for the Power and Propulsion Controls and Monitoring functions for the T26 Global Combat Ship

Managing and facilitating the gathering of control system data and information from Marine Engineering design domains to support design and system integration

Leading the development of the software elements of the Marine Systems safety case

Providing software engineering management and assurance expertise into the T26 Marine Engineering Teams

Managing the interfaces between the T26 Software Assurance, Marine Engineering and Supply Chain Teams

Engaging and consulting with stakeholders to ensure that software engineering activities are conducted in accordance with programme verification and validation criteria, and applicable standards such as ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207:2017

Your skills and qualifications:


Marine Engineering experience, preferably in a complex warship environment

Systems integration experience of marine engineering systems, including complex control systems

Previous experience of defining and conducting tests and trials

Software Engineering knowledge

Software engineering competencies required:

Supplier Technical Management

Integration Planning

Documentation Management

Engineering Management



(All competencies should be at Level 5 or higher (Initiate, Influence) of the SFIA 7 scheme)

Experience of the full software engineering lifecycle to a recognised standard

Knowledge of the contribution that software makes to the safety of integrated systems

Degree qualified in a relevant subject

Chartered Engineer or very close to achieving


Understanding of ISO-IEC-IEEE-12207;2017

Knowledge of Warship Power & Propulsion systems

Integration of marine systems into complex warships

Knowledge of defence acceptance processes

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication skills, verbally and in writing and the ability to negotiate and persuade others, as well as exhibiting excellent collaborative behaviours.

Location: Anywhere in UK, but regular travel to Glasgow will be required once Covid 19 pandemic is over

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.

Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.

Our Naval Ships business

We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

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.

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.
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