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Exciting opportunities in a truly unique environment.
If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, then AWE could be the perfect place for you – whether you are a scientist, an engineer, a mechanic or a business professional. Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates.
Systems Engineer - Weapons
Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area
Package ~ Competitive salary, plus contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, additional benefits and an excellent work / life balance including a 9 day working fortnight.
Excellent opportunity for Systems Engineers, at all levels, to work within our design and in service support engineering teams across all lifecycle phases.
You will support the design and development for a number of wide ranging, technically challenging weapons based projects.
We are interested in hearing from candidates at various stages of their career who have a working knowledge of Systems, Mechanical, Electronic, Nuclear Security or Software engineering based projects and are seeking to develop their career with us.
Ideally you will have demonstrable experience of working on weapons and other complex systems with design and post design services using model based engineering applications and engineering tools such as DOORs, TeamCenter or Windchill, and have the aptitude to use similar applications.
To be considered for the role, you must have an HNC / HND or higher qualification in an engineering discipline or proven experience working in a similar environment and possess strong communication skills.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.
AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country’s nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.
AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities.