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Strategic Systems Engineer

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14 Sep 2021
Strategic Systems Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Please note the location be based at either Plymouth, Bristol or Clyde
Competitive Salary + benefits package


About the role
Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Strategic Systems Engineer.

Babcock International is a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence programmes, in delivering vital services and managing complex assets in the UK and internationally.

We are currently looking for a Systems Engineer to deliver and develop our work to support Submarine Strategic Weapon and Support Systems (SWS / SWSS) programmes, bringing key engineering skills to our team based in the Bristol area. However, for the right candidate, this could be flexibly located in our offices in Devonport or Clyde areas.

Babcock Naval Nuclear - Submarine Support Engineering (SSE) focuses on collaborative work externally with the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) in delivery of the submarine support programme and internally with our submarine delivery Teams to ensure available and capable platforms for the Royal Navy.

Within that structure, Maritime Mission Systems (MMS) delivers direct contracts of support with MoD Major Systems Equipment and Approving Authorities within the SDA for submarine Combat and Strategic Weapons Systems, as well as elements of pan-business activity across other areas of Babcock.

Main Purpose of Role:
This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced engineer, to support Babcock's contribution to the Submarine Strategic Weapon Enterprise (SWE). Key elements of the post are:

* To support the Babcock Strategic Systems Engineering Team within SSE.
* To support contracted tasking from Trident Systems Project Team and Dreadnought Supply Support Teams.
* To represent Babcock's SWS / SWSS engineering capability within the SWE.
* To maintain a unified and coherent approach to SWS / SWSS engineering support across Babcock business units.
* To work effectively with other UK Strategic Weapon system industry partners within the SWE.
* To act as a Babcock subject matter expert for SWS / SWSS, providing advice and facilitating information exchanges as required to support business outputs.

What do I need to do the role?

You'll need experience of supporting and developing SWS / SWSS engineering programmes of work, policies, procedures, technologies, equipment and operations.

Would also like you to hold experience in the following:
* Desirable: Recent experience of working with MoD authorities.
* Qualifications Educated to Foundation Degree / BTEC (HNC / HND) level in Electronic / Mechanical Engineering discipline. Membership or applying for membership of a profession engineering body (IET, IMechE).

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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  • Job Reference: 372757808-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Babcock
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent