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C5ISR – Graduate – Data Science Researcher 1 – Great Baddow – Sep 24

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
Chelmsford / Hybrid working
Salary
Unspecified
Posting live until
6 Jun 2024

Job Details

Location(s): Chelmsford / Hybrid

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.

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

Graduate Data Science Researcher

Start Date: September 2024

Location: Chelmsford

Company Overview

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence helps nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.

We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes – often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data. These, combined with our Cyber Special forces – some of the most skilled people in the world – enable us to defend against cyber-attacks, fraud and financial crime, enable intelligence-led policing and solve complex data problems.

We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bring together great minds that face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encouraged to make a difference.

Role Profile

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence Laboratories is seeking to recruit researchers to join our rapidly expanding Data Research group. We are looking for candidates who are adaptable, enthusiastic and highly motivated. You should be keen to develop skills in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and will need to be a proficient programmer, preferably in Python. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of Data science research topics for customers across the defence, security and commercial sectors. The Data Research group has a diverse range of teams working in: reinforcement learning, NLP, knowledge graphs and graph based neural nets, AI for RF and EW, sonar and acoustics and you will have the opportunity to work with these colleagues in multi-disciplinary teams.

Candidates will have the opportunity to mix technical challenges with customer-facing and project support tasks. In addition to a solid academic background and excellent written and verbal communication skills, we are interested in candidates with experience in disciplines such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Economics, Theoretical Physics and Biosciences with statistics. 

This role will involve the following general responsibilities:

  • Conduct novel research in given topic areas, often in partnership with leading UK Universities;
  • Develop prototypes and proof of concept demonstrator;
  • Work effectively both on self-directed projects and in larger project teams;
  • Preparation of technical reports and technical proposals.

Ideally you will have an MSc or an equivalent level of expertise, with some existing experience in the application of deep learning.

An appetite for working in a secure environment is desirable but not essential.

Experience in software development in Python is essential and some experience with machine and deep learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Pytorch, scikit-learn, etc.) is desirable.

What to Expect on the Programme

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is a fast paced and agile business. The more you put into your role the more you will get out, building lasting professional relationships. You may get the opportunity to work with clients early on in your time with us which will require you to think on your feet and quickly get up to speed with our products and services.

Projects will vary depending on; business needs, your skills and your future aspirational field of expertise. You will not always be working on a project of your choice; however every piece of work will provide you with a valuable breadth of experience within our business and that of our clients.

You will be part of our Future Talent community and be provided with a career mentor who will support and guide you throughout your career with us. It is not all work and no play, the Future Talent community regularly runs social events and activities for all to get involved with. 

We encourage you, as a Graduate Engineer, to immerse yourself within your project team, who will be on hand to support you, providing on the job training, advice and networking opportunities. You will be encouraged to build your internal and external networks in order to better expose yourself to the variety of opportunities within our business.  

Entry Requirements

On track to achieve/ already achieved a 2:2 or above in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject

Eligible to achieve a Government Security Clearance: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

Desired Competencies

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills;
  • The aptitude for solving complex/technical problems;
  • Clear and effective communication skills;
  • Articulate, both verbally and in writing;
  • Objective and logical with an enquiring and creative mind;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Resilience under pressure;
  • Desire to learn;
  • Competence in Microsoft Office packages/ IT literate.

Security Clearance

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

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. 

Company

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BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to more than 4500 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.

Why work for usBAE Systems Digital Intelligence plays a significant role in keeping our country safe and it’s something we’re extremely proud of. We’re a team who enjoy making “things” and understanding how technology works. We are a diverse group of experts who are working at the forefront of technology, exploring how we can solve some unique challenges in support of our customers and their critically important national security work.

Training and development
We offer a blend of professional and technical training and learning on the job, while being supported by the very best in the industry to make sure you hit the ground running. We empower you to take responsibility, with the ability to work on cutting-edge, industry-leading technology projects where you make a real difference. All of this is designed to complement your career development, fuel your ambition, and give depth to your training and career. Whilst your career is your own, you will be encouraged and supported to attain industry recognized qualifications.

Graduate schemes
We run three graduate programmes; engineering, project management, and consulting.

  • Our engineering programmes require a 2.2 degree (some require 2.1) in a relevant tech/cyber or STEM subject
  • The project management and consulting programmes require a 2.2 degree from any discipline.

The graduate programmes are designed to give you ownership of your career aspirations, supported by training and practical experience to help you succeed. Initially, you will be part of our Future Talent Community and be assigned a career manager, who will support and guide you throughout your career with us. All of this is designed to complement your career development, fuel your ambition, and give depth to your training and career.

What we are looking for
We’re looking for people who are hungry for a technical challenge, want a noble and rewarding mission, enjoy making things or understanding how technology works, who want to develop their skills and enjoy solving complex problems. In particular, we’re looking for:

  • Graduates typically in the fields of cyber/tech/computer science, electrical and electronic engineering, physics, mathematics (we do offer consultancy graduate programmes, which are open to any discipline).
  • Software developers/engineers, electronic engineers, DSP engineers, FPGA developers, front-end developers, consultants.

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Locations
Several locations around the world

Number of employees
4500+

Positions recently recruited for
Software engineers/developers, electronic and electrical engineers, roles in digital signal processing FPGA, computer vision scientist. We are looking to significantly expand our wireless and cross domain capabilities. Roles recently fulfilled are our wireless product engineer (physics, maths, compsci and EEE) and engineering and physics graduate roles

Desired degree disciplines/class
The majority of our graduate programmes will accept a 2.2 degree in a relevant tech/cyber or STEM subject. Some roles require 2.1 in physics, mathematics, computer science, electronic and electrical engineers or 2+ years industry experience as one of digital signal processing FPGA developer, software developer, front-end developer or electronic engineer

Pre-requisites
Eligible to work in the UK

How to apply
Apply online at https://baesystems.com/apply

Closing date
All year round

Contact
E-mail lisa.archer@baesystems.com
www.baesystems.com/en/cybersecurity

Company info
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 3301585268
Location
Waterside House
170 Priestley Road
Surrey Research Park
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7RQ
GB

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