Product Engineer

BAE Systems.
08 Nov 2018
03 Mar 2019
Job Type
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.
Role profile…
The successful candidate will:
  • Thrive in a collaborative working environment
  • Display good written and verbal communication skills and possess strong organizational/problem-solving/analytical skills.
  • Be able to work independently, be self-motivated and highly focused, and work across multiple projects.
  • Have experience in collaborating with virtual teams and solution/product architects across geographic regions
  • Have previous experience deploying, configuring and managing Linux and Microsoft platforms.
  • Develop, improve and maintain tools that build, deploy, automate and streamline code management and the release and deployment process.
  • Interface with development and operations teams and demonstrate commitment to the success of project deliverables.
  • Proactively support issues related to infrastructure and application deployments
  • Provide assurance and guidance on build and deployment best-practices and configuration management to development, test and production environments.
  • Be responsible for providing ongoing support, upgrade and maintenance for the technology components.
Candidates with experience using the following technologies would be of particular interest:
  • Atlassian tools (JIRA, Crucible, Bamboo, Bitbucket)
  • Version control (Perforce, SVN, git)
  • Virtualisation and containerisation (VMware, AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Automation technologies (Puppet, Ansible, CloudFormer, TerraForm)
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • nginx, httpd, HAProxy
What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)
Our team owns and provides a global capability of engineering tools 'as-a-service'. We serve users across many different parts of our business. We create value by providing the platform, service and knowledge that supports delivery and engineering teams in planning, building and deploying their products and solutions. We borrow forms and principles from Agile, DevOps and SRE to organise and manage ourselves and our work and are responsible for delivering consistent, sustainable and predictable service operations for our users, as well as the delivery of our own change and project work.
What we are looking for… (Skills and Experience)
  • Evidence of analytical problem solving
  • A strong focus on business outcomes
  • Working knowledge of the Atlassian suite
  • Strong team working and communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Linux, networking and PKI
  • Administration of source control systems (SVN, GIT etc) and branching policies
  • Software delivery lifecycles and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication across functional and geographical regions
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies, DevOps, SRE
  • Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) and  Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Working knowledge of software build practices, release and change management
  • Knowledge of automated testing practices
Clearance Information
Information around the clearance level required for this role
Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.
Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.
Division Overview: Commercial Solutions
BAE Systems has been in the business of protecting some of the world's most important assets and networks for over 100 years. We apply the same techniques, intelligence and strategy used in defending nations and governments to businesses as well.  That's us - Commercial Solutions - a division of BAE Systems that specializes in providing businesses around the globe with the products and services they need to stay protected in today's connected world.

We offer a broad portfolio of on premise, managed and cloud-based products and services that are proven to protect our clients against financial crime and persistent cyber attackers. 
We aim to be a global industry-leading, cyber and financial crime products business and will do this by leveraging the BAE Systems brand and by delivering higher grade security solutions for our clients.

Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now and be inspired.