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BAE Systems currently has a vacancy for a Principal Electrical Engineer in Barrow-in-Furness or Bristol

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Would you like to play a key role in the Active Vehicle Control (AVC) team, working on a complex submarine platform? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Electrical Engineer at our site in either Barrow-in-Furness or Bristol.

As a Principal Electrical Engineer you will be working within the team who are responsible for the implementation of control systems that impact the manoeuvrability of a submarine. You will be working with whole boat systems, ensuring the complex electronics are delivered to a level of high integrity.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to own develop and design a system. You will have the opportunity to progress through this exciting project as the opportunities arise.


Your main responsibilities as a Principal Electrical Engineer will involve:

Preparing design calculations to demonstrate designs meet performance requirements

Supporting the generation of schematic diagrams

Supporting safety analysis

Writing of technical documentation (e.g. management plans, technical specifications, system design descriptions, functional design descriptions and diagrams)

Working across various project groups ensuring the designs meets the required operability, safety, security and supportability requirements

Supporting system design reviews and spatial model reviews


Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Electrical Engineer:


Degree or equivalent in electrical/electronic engineering or closely related discipline (or equivalent)

Chartered engineer or working towards

Working knowledge of instrumentation and control system theory

An understanding of electrical circuit design and associated EMC precautions


An Understanding of Safety Integrity Levels and BS EN 61508 or 61511

Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering principles

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication skills, with a great eye for detail. You will possess excellent analytical skills and be a confident team player.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness or Bristol
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, childcare vouchers, 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.

To apply: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/1a4c5636b4c7

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