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Combat Systems Engineer

Job Details

The Role

What is the role?

Our Missions Systems department are currently recruiting for Combat Systems Engineers to join our experienced team. The team use their experience, knowledge and skills to lead on aspects of technical projects to successfully build and maintain client relationships.  The work varies hugely over the course of a year depending on the needs of our broad customer base; no two days are the same at BMT!

We are looking for people who are looking to apply their engineering knowledge to new and varied challenges from helping and advising customers with engineering projects to supporting the creation and realisation of new designs of ships. Take a look at our BMT Warship design, Venari®85M to see what you could be working on.

What are we looking for? 

We are looking for people who are interested or experienced maritime combat system engineers.  Whether your background is as an operator, maintainer, designer or if you have a relevant background in engineering or science we can offer appropriate training and career progression to support you. 

Our work is broad and spread from providing acquisition support to new equipment programmes, supporting the design of new warships and submarines as well as providing in-service support services to navies around the world.

We value professional qualifications and registration with professional institutions and can provide training, experiences and support to achieve these if not held presently.

Much of our work is directly customer focused so the ability to present and articulate work clearer whilst relaying sometimes complex principles or information is important.

Why work with us? 

At BMT, we believe that hiring the best and most diverse talent will help us to introduce new ideas to aid the development and growth of our busy team.

We appreciate the importance of having a solid development structure.  We ensure that our people have access to the training and mentoring that they need to be the best at what they do.  We constantly strive to improve our working environment and provide everyone with the tools and applications they need to do their roles effectively.

As an Employee Benefit Trust, the wellbeing of our team is central to our success so workloads are managed effectively, and we do not have a work late culture. On top of this we have a host of benefits designed to support our people such as additional holiday purchase, payments for professional fees, private medical cover (after a qualifying period) and a wellbeing fund for gym/sports clubs or non-work related hobbies.

Who are we? 

BMT provides independent technical expertise and consultancy. We offer concept design, asset management, programme management and technology services to customers in the defence, security, transport, energy and infrastructure markets. Our team thrive on tackling the most complex engineering and programme challenges, and are adept at blending capabilities from the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines to deliver enduring and value-adding solutions. As an Employee Benefit Trust, we are genuinely independent and have the freedom to put our people and our customers first.

Our Combat System Engineers are subject matter experts on the delivery of the fighting capability of warships enabled by a ships weapons, radars, radio communications to name but a few.

How to apply ... 

Does this sound like a role you would be interested in? If so, please apply below.

This job description is for speculative applications and so is aimed at a broad selection of individuals for a range of future roles. If you are not sure where you fit within our company structure then please feel free to apply and we can then discuss potential opportunities further with you.

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