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Test and Integration Engineer Skynet


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ Bristol, GB, BS11 0YA Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Test and Integration Engineer - Skynet
Location:              Bristol, UK – Hybrid – working from home options available
Compensation:    Competitive + benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF 48354


It starts with you

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Test and Integration Engineer - Skynet at our Ashton House site.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Mission Systems 


The Test and Integration Engineer- Skynet role is based within our Mission Systems business area.


Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers’ needs.


The role


The difference our new Test and Integration Engineer - Skynet will make


As a Test and Integration Engineer - skynet you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Supporting vital Skynet Service Delivery to deliver significant System upgrades bringing innovation and modernisation. Reporting to the Head of Transition, you’ll also be part of a multi-million pound programme of technology change. This is a fast-paced, challenging hands-on role on a significant project where test & integration of latest technology is integral to the project success.


Day to day, you’ll produce and deliver Test Plans and Test Procedures in accordance with project ITEAP, with a specific focus on Networks and software integration; shape Test and Integration Facility tools, processes and activities and undertake VV&T activities on new and modified products across a range network and satellite and network equipment and software within a structured upgrade programme. You’ll also represent Babcock at stakeholder meetings, Governance forums, Design Reviews and Readiness Assessment activities where VV&T are a key part of Assurance activities.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 1-3 days in the office/onsite and 2-4 days working from home. 


Essential experience


•    Proven experience within atest and integration engineering team (essential), ideally within a test systems discipline (desirable)
•    In-depth knowledge of Systems Engineering processes on large and/or complex engineering projects, and acceptance of these
•    Demonstratable experience in the defence or telecommunication industry, ideally MILSATCOM but not essential.
•    Understanding of change and configuration control process


What we offer


Generous benefits including:


•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
•    Employee Share Plan
•    Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
•    STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.





End Date: 30/04/23


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