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    Senior SWS Engineer - Fire Control System

    Cumbria | Lockheed Martin

    Job Details
    Category: Other
    Posted 3 days ago

    Lockheed Martin UK Strategic Systems is looking for an Senior SWS Engineer - Fire Control System to join our SWS Fire Control team. The successful candidate will become an integral member of the team, providing SWS Fire Control System subject matter expertise to support the Strategic Weapons Test Organisation (SWTO) at BAE Maritime Submarines in Barrow-in-Furness (some travel to other UK and US sites may be required on occasion). This combined team will be responsible for the build, test and commissioning of the Strategic Weapon System being installed in the new Dreadnought Class submarines. LMUK-SS personnel provide extensive and in depth SWS experience supporting of the testing, commissioning and setting to work of the Strategic Weapons System.


    We pride ourselves on mission focused innovation, where performance excellence is at the heart of everything we do, and this opportunity will allow you to work on unique and interesting systems to some of the highest standards of excellence at one of the only places in the UK where this kind of work is done.


    We'll provide you with meaningful work that will allow you to grow your skills and enhance your career with us, but equally important to us is that you enjoy a strong work life balance as well. That's why we offer flexible work schedules and a comprehensive benefits suite to enable you to live a healthy fulfilling life at and outside of work. Our 9-day working fortnight is a particular favourite amongst the team, giving you every other Friday off, to spend more time doing the things you enjoy!


    So if you are interested in joining a growing team who are part of a programme of national importance then there has never been a better time to apply! We may not know what's going to change the world next, but chances are we're already working on it, and you can be part of the story to


    Required skills, qualifications and experience


    • SWS (Strategic Weapons System) Fire Control System experience is essential
    • Test procedure reporting, defect isolation and rectification.
    • Support and documentation review.
    • Good communications and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to build and maintain customer relationships with the confidence to debate technical issues with both Customer and Design Authority.
    • Willing to travel to other UK and US sites.
    • SC clearance will be required to perform this role.


    We would welcome applicants transitioning from the Navy with the required experience of the SWS Fire Control System looking to use those skills in a commercial environment.


    Buzzwords: SWS, Strategic Weapons System, Fire Control System, SSBN, Dreadnought Class Submarines, Navy, Test, Maintenance, Support Documentation, Reporting, Analysis


    What we offer you


    At Lockheed Martin our employees come first and therefore your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment you can expect so much more.


    We are an employer in support of and offering Flexible working with the option to also work a 9 day fortnight depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off. We offer Competitive salaries alongside a flexible holiday entitlement.


    We have a Wealth of benefits available to you that can be selected through our wellbeing tool upon commencement of employment. Just a few of our amazing benefits are shown below:


    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Competitive Pension
    • Dental
    • Critical Illness
    • Life Assurance
    • Travel Insurance
    • Employee discounts for top high street shops
    • Employee Assistance Program which includes free face to face counselling sessions, Legal advice, Financial advice, etc
    • Internal training and development alongside out Education assistance programmes
    • Reimbursement for a professional membership
    • Competitive policies that support flexibility and family leave inclusive of enhanced maternity leave



    Lockheed Martin UK - Strategic Systems (LMUK SS) is the single contractor providing specialist Waterfront In-Service Support to one of the Royal Navy's Submarine Programs. The company provides the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with safe, efficient and responsive support. LMUK SS, as part of the ABL Alliance with AWE and Babcock, is also responsible for the management of operations at RNAD Coulport. Looking to the future, LMUK SS supports the joint US and UK submarine design efforts.


    Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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