BDUK is a subsidiary of the Boeing Company and currently employs over 1,300 people in the UK. BDUK is responsible for delivering several exciting contracts to our UK defence customers including Through Life Support for a variety of aircraft, Logistic Information Services, Training Programmes and C4ISR services.
We are looking for a Junior Systems Engineer with an interest in cyber and security design engineering, who likes being challenged and solving wicked complex problems, to join our rapidly expanding team. You don’t need to be a security Subject Matter Expert (SME) just yet (we aim to develop you into one) but you do need to have a technical interest in learning about security aspects of system solutions.
As part of the engineering function, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of programmes and business development opportunities and contribute to engineering excellence across the company.
The successful candidate for this position will be responsible to the Boeing Defence UK Systems Engineering Manager, Chief Programme Engineering or Lead Engineer for supporting the design of systems solutions, providing technical input for all aspects of projects, including design and system integration and providing support in order to facilitate the delivery of projects within time and budget, and maintain customer satisfaction.
The role is fundamental in translating customer needs/requirements into appropriate solutions. It requires the successful candidate to work in multidisciplinary teams to generate proposals and develop solutions.
Responsibilities include working collaboratively as part of an integrated Boeing and supplier team, working autonomously and as part of various teams and may involve the specification and procurement of materials for projects in order to meet project delivery timescales.
The successful candidate will also assess customer technical requirements, apply engineering best practices and processes and support continuous improvement.
Experience in some of the following is beneficial:
An aptitude and willingness to learn about & develop Security & Systems Engineering expertise is essential. Professional Qualifications such as BCS Foundation Certificate in IS/CompTIA Security +/SSCP, whilst not essential, would demonstrate familiarity with the domain area.
A Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in Systems Engineering or a related engineering field is preferred with experience in the development of complex systems and Systems of Systems. A degree that included a focus on InfoSec or some InfoSec related modules would be ideal (but not essential). Systems engineering experience relating to Cross-domain / secure communications systems, Synthetic Training Systems, autonomous systems or C4ISR is desirable.
All information provided will be checked and may be verified.
Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.
PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE.