Senior Systems Engineer - Skynet

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer - Skynet

Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 48231

It starts with you

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Systems Engineer at our Ashton House site.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Mission Systems

The Senior Systems Engineer role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Senior Systems Engineer will make

As Senior Systems Engineer, you'll have a key role that's out of the ordinary. Supporting the vital Skynet Service Delivery Organisation to deliver a range of new and modified subsystems, end to end services covering a range of Military and Commercial technologies and software. Reporting to the Head of Transformation, you'll also be part of a multi-million pound programme of technology change.

Day to day, you'll design and deliver End to End telecoms solutions within the Skynet domain; innovate using industry leading products and 3rd party services over LEO, MEO and GEO; provide expert knowledge on technology and operations, including satellite modems, Network Management Systems and IP Networking and be responsible for full Engineering lifecycle from requirements, design, production, test, integration and Assurance.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 1 day in the office/onsite and 4 days working from home.

Essential experience
Proven experience in the design, implementation and delivery of communications systems
In-depth knowledge of Systems Engineering processes on large and/or complex engineering projects
Demonstratable experience in the defence or telecommunication industry, ideally MILSATCOM or COMSAT but not essential.
Demonstratable experience of project delivery following engineering process from requirement to in service

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




End Date: 30/04/23

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