Technical Manager - Radio Comms/CEMA Specialist

Job City:  Great Baddow
Professional Area:  Engineering - Management
Job Req ID:  120602


Location(s): Chelmsford, Essex


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

About us:

In Digital Intelligence's C5ISR Business Unit we deliver solutions to complex multi-domain communication problems from the sea bed to outer space. We link information from operator, sensors, tactical systems, to provide fused information in a timely fashion to support decision making. We provide advanced mission planning and logistics applications to ensure the delivery military effect. We are world leaders in communications, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, securing data for communication and processing and providing advanced training for the systems and platform that BAE Systems delivers.


About you:

You might come from a number of different backgrounds: MoD; Defence Supplier; Commercial Radio OEM
You will have a good network of relevant individuals from across MoD, User Communities and Defence Supply Chain
You will be able to influence MoD thinking on future requirements and technology selection
You will have a strong engineering/technical background and have experience of translating customer need and operational context into solutions



You will be seen in your current position as a Radio/RF expert covering uses of convential radios for communications and EW and software defined radios used in CEMA applications
You will have a strong understanding of conventional and emarging technologies in the field of radio and RF systems, and will be able to make judgements about their suitability in given applications
You will have led the integration of radios in complex comms/EW systems in multiple domains at mixed security levels
You will understand the performance of various radio systems and antennae in their operational use



Acting as a technical expert guiding and supervising the development of novel RF systems and sub-systems in the area of CEMA and communication systems.  Building relationships with customers and partners and helping to define and bid deliverable programmes.  Mentoring and developing teams of early career engineers in a fast paced and energetic environment.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have 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. 

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours. 

Job Title:  Technical Manager - Radio Comms/CEMA Specialist

Job City:  Great Baddow
Professional Area:  Engineering - Management
Job Req ID:  120602