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Job Ref:  00040496
Employer:  BAE Systems
Industry:  Marine
Power & Energy
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cheshire
City:  Barrow-In-Furness
Post Code:  LA13
17/10/2016 10:24

Principal Engineer - Active Vehicle Control

Would you like to apply your knowledge of control systems design to cutting edge submarine control systems, which determine the way in with the submarines move through the water, dive, and surface? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer -to join the Active Vehicle Control team at our site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

As a Principal Engineer - Active Vehicle Control, you will be responsible for the design and integration of control systems at a safety integrity level (SIL) 3. This will include requirements management, system design, and integration into the wider platform.

As a Principal Engineer - Active Vehicle Control your main responsibilities will include:

Control system design for SIL 3 systems, considering integration with the wider platform

Gathering requirements from customers relating to the boat control and/ or hydrodynamic systems

Carrying out system design for control and instrumentation systems

Interfacing with customers, suppliers, and other related engineering teams

Mentoring junior members of staff within the team to encourage their professional development

As a Principal Engineer - Active Vehicle Control your skills and qualifications must include:

Degree (or equivalent) qualification in relevant field, or substantial control systems design experience

Demonstrable experience in control systems design and control theory application

Previous experience of applying control theory to a vehicle programme or similar platform

As a Principal Engineer - Active Vehicle Control your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Experience interfacing with suppliers

Previous submarines experience

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for a strong communicator due to the supplier facing elements of this role. You must also be a good team worker, able to collaborate with other stakeholders in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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 - Submarines

BAE Systems Maritime Submarines has been safely delivering world class submarines to the Royal Navy for more than a century. BAE Systems Maritime Submarines is home to the design, build, test and commissioning of the Astute class - the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines. In total, seven of these state-of-the-art vessels will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Split across nine UK locations, and with more than 5,000 employees, the business is also the industry lead for the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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