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Senior Engineer – Electrical Engineering

Posted 15 May 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Senior Engineer – Electrical Engineering (Power)

Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Brough, Portsmouth, Weymouth, Frimley, Manchester or Filton – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role


What you’ll be doing:

  • Writing technical specifications and supporting in the down selection and placing of contracts
  • Liaising and collaborating with external suppliers and the customer
  • Following design lifecycle management to ensure the delivery of equipment to specification
  • Providing technical consultation to multi-discipline teams, suppliers and stakeholders on matters related to the power system
  • Preparing technical reports, calculations, and presentations to communicate results and recommendations effectively

Your skills and experiences:


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • Proven experience as a power systems engineer
  • Experience with high power, medium voltage power electronics, machines, and drives
  • Knowledge of power systems, including conversion, distributions, and generation
  • Working within a relevant engineering role to industry codes and standards
  • Complex design programmes experience
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Electrical Equipment team:

As part of the Electrical Equipment Team, you will be involved in the specification and tendering of equipment within the Electrical Power System and subsequently will manage the technical side of the contract through staged design reviews through to design completion, working closely with external suppliers to meet the standards of engineering excellence required to provide the Royal Navy with the next generation submarines.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 29th May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 88,200 people worldwide.

39,515 employees