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Senior Engineer - Product Assurance (SWSS)

BAE Systems
Barrow-in-Furness; United Kingdom; Hybrid
From £38,000 dependent on skills and experience + benefits
Closing date
6 Oct 2023

Job Details

Job title: Senior Engineer - Product Assurance

Location: Barrow or Filton. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: From £38,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

• Demonstrating an understanding of how Mutual Assurance can be applied between industrial partners/ governments

• Managing Change and Concessions and enacting the associated processes

• Understanding of high energy/pressurised engineered systems

• Inspecting engineering systems to ensure they meet the correct standards and requirements

• Design and safety documentation production

Your skills and experiences:


• Hold a degree in a STEM subject or demonstrable equivalent experience

• Excellent communication and presentation skills

• Strong analytical and problem-solving ability


• Relevant information knowledge or experience on submarine systems


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 SWSS and USDPS Team:

The Dreadnought Alliance is formed between the Ministry of Defence’s Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce and are responsible for delivery of safe and fit for purpose Dreadnought submarines to the Whole Boat Technical Specification.

The Product Assurance (SWSS) Engineer is responsible for the demonstration of how the UK MoD takes Mutual Assurance from the US based Shipbuilder (Design Authority) for the Strategic Weapon Support Systems (SWSS) and United States Designed Platform Systems (USDPS).

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: 17th October 2023

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.



At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of 90,500 people in more than 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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