Combat Systems Capability & Performance Analyst

Dorset (GB)
Oct 31, 2018
Nov 13, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

Principal Engineer - Combat Systems Capability & Performance Analyst


Would you like to play a key role in measuring the performance of current and future Combat Systems used on the UK's In Service Submarine platforms? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Combat Systems Capability & Performance Analyst at our site in Weymouth.


As a Principal Engineer - Combat Systems Capability & Performance Analyst you will be analysing the performance of the in service Submarine Combat Systems. We can offer a degree of formal and on the job training to develop you in to the position to give you exposure and support in designing, developing, testing of modelling toolsets and analysing overall performance.


This role will give you an opportunity to work in a busy, interesting and challenging environment, provide you with the opportunity to be involved in sea trials and help you develop your career further within BAE Systems in any aspect of engineering.


Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Combat Systems Capability & Performance Analyst will involve:


Designing, developing and testing Combat System modelling and analysis toolsets using standard tools of the trade, e.g. Excel, Visual Basic, MATLAB, C#


Undertaking modelling to produce Integrated Combat System Performance Baselines for each Combat System variant


Undertaking analysis (covering multiple data sources) in order to investigate, compare and record Combat System performance


Identifying and implementing improvements to existing toolsets, processes and procedures.


Identifying and implementing novel techniques to measure System Performance


Conducting system-level trials in shore, harbour and sea environments, at UK and overseas locations (including NW Scotland, USA and Bahamas), and/or undertaking off-site analysis



Your skills and qualifications:


Demonstrable programming and software skills


Experience of manipulating and analysing data and using data analysis toolsets


Configuration management experience desirable but not essential


Trials experience not essential



What we're looking for in you:


You will have good communication skills and be able to liaise with various stakeholders and work collaboratively. You will be diplomatic and able to work well within a team.



Location: Weymouth. We will consider other southern sites depending on skillset and experience


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.



Complex Systems and Support:


Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.

Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer's affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.


We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.


As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.


BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.


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.