Systems Analyst

Regional Air

We serve and protect those who serve and protect us.  Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK Regional Air Business.  Our aim is to recruit the very best talent. At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

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Our Regional Air Business

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft provides managed solutions for aircraft design, engineering and fleet support to a global customer base. The Engineering portfolio is diverse and includes projects ranging from support to new aircraft development programmes, major special role aircraft development programmes and modification/upgrade to a range of fixed wing aircraft types. Following recent contract successes across the Engineering product range, we are looking to enhance key capabilities to support existing contracts and further growth in all areas.

Systems Analyst

An opportunity has arisen for a Systems Analyst to be based in Samlesbury working within the AIR IM&T Export Control Transformation Team.

As a System Analyst, you will be supporting a wide range of IM&T projects led by AIR. The successful candidate will be able to integrate with the customer community, IM&T Competency Centres and IT Partners.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to make a real impact to project delivery, each project offers a range of diverse challenges, which means no Two days are the same.  It will also give you exposure to a wide range of stakeholders within BAE Systems and their suppliers.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Analyst will involve:

  • Engaging with customers and stakeholders to capture business needs and solution requirements.
  • Capturing the as-is and to-be application, data and technology architectures for multiple projects.
  • Defining the solution options and the optimum design to meet requirements.
  • Liaising with software venders and development teams
  • Supporting solution delivery through adoption of adaptive (iterative and agile) approaches.
  • Ensuring consistency and integrity of the solution implementation through overseeing the solution development process.
  • Working effectively with the Project Managers to support the development of the project plan, identifying dependencies, risks and mitigations.
  • Ensure solutions fit enterprise environment, BAE governance and standards for security and data protection

Your skills and qualifications:


•           Proven experience in delivering IM&T solutions together with associated architecture deliverables.

•           Hands-on experience with business and system requirements gathering / analysis.

•           Very good written and oral communication skills.

•           Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.

•           Proven experience in design, development, test and release of Information Systems.


  • Agile methodologies experience
  • Familiarity with IT trends and good practice
  • Knowledge of Export Control processes, procedures and toolsets
  • Knowledge of SQL, TDV, Semarchy, Visio, Bizagi, ASSIST4 , TCM (Trade Compliance Management), Infor LN, Jira, JCR, USEC DB, SDIM
  • Understanding of the service lifecycle e.g. ITIL.
  • Experience of Data and Analytics and use of supporting BI toolsets

What we are looking for in you:

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, proactive individual with a good IT background and the ability to communicate confidently at all levels. You will have the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders and present ideas in a user-friendly language. Experience of working in a team orientated, collaborative environment is essential, and you must be able to prioritise and execute tasks working across multiple projects in parallel.

Location: Samlesbury

Salary: £44,238.00 +

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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