BAE Systems Applied Intelligence 2022 Engineering & Physics Graduate Programme

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
Guildford, Gloucester, Chelmsford, UK
Salary
Unspecified
Closing date
13 Oct 2022

Job Details

2022 Engineering & Physics Graduate Programme

Start Date: June or September 2022
Base location: Guildford, Gloucester or Chelmsford

Here at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we are committed to helping governments, organisations and society navigate digital threats and opportunities. Whether it’s leveraging data to digitally transform operations or securing organisations and nations from cyber threats, we combine our unrivalled security and engineering heritage to help our clients navigate the data-reliant digital landscape. As the cyber and intelligence arm of BAE Systems, we employ over 3,500 people across 15 countries in North America, APAC, Europe and the Middle East. With our distinguished heritage, we relish the opportunity to transform digital and data practices, defence, intelligence, security and society for government agencies, law enforcement, financial services, and critical infrastructure.

Everything we do creates a safer future. In the new age of cyber and digital threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world. We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bring together great minds that make a difference on a daily basis.

Role Profile

We are looking for graduates to work on developing innovative mission critical technology and products for our customers. Applications include high performance networking, space systems, software radios and underwater systems.

As a Graduate Engineer, you will be part of a project team who will coach you on the day to day skills required to work closely with our customers. You might be designing RF/digital electronics or developing software/firmware targeted at a wide range of devices (e.g. FPGAs, ARM processors, GPUs, microcontrollers). You could be involved in designing signal processing algorithms or researching new and exciting areas of science and technology.

You will be part of our Future Talent community, which organises training, networking and social events to get involved with. We will support you with a career mentor who will guide you through your career as it develops, and we will encourage you to work towards professional registration and get involved in engineering outreach activities to inspire future generations of engineer.

Who are we looking for?

We have several engineering focused roles which will suit people who are enthusiasts for technology, enjoy making things and understanding how they work.

We also have science focused roles where we are looking for people with a strong academic science background, especially in electromagnetics, optics, machine learning and applied mathematics.

What you will receive

  • £30,000 starting salary, rising to £35,000 over 2 years;
  • £2000 sign-on bonus;
  • Private medical insurance;
  • 25 days’ annual leave;
  • Flexible benefits including discounts on restaurants, cinemas and shops;
  • Share incentive plan.

Entry Requirements

  • On track to achieve/already achieved 2:1 degree typically with an Engineering or Physics background, but we would also welcome applications from Mathematicians looking to apply their knowledge;
  • Interest in science and technology;
  • Highly motivated and able to learn quickly;
  • You will need to have graduated within the last 3 years;
  • Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied 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/government/organisations/united-kingdom-security-vetting.

What’s next?

Those progressed following an application will be invited to undertake a virtual assessment involving gamified challenges, technical exercises and video questions on HireVue.  If you are successful at this stage, you’ll then be invited to a virtual, final interview with one of our Engineers.

Please reach out to your recruitment contact, if you need to discuss any requirements for reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process. 

Life at BAE Systems Applied 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 wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied 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. 

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Company

BAE profile imageBAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 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 us
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence plays a significant role in keeping our country safe and it is something that 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. While 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 also offer consultancy graduate programmes, which are open to any discipline)
  • Software developers/engineers, electronic engineers, DSP engineers, FPGA developers, front-end developers, consultants etc.

Locations
Our clients span multiple technologies, platforms and media across the globe. With office locations around the world – there's probably an office near you

Number of employees
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4800

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 degree grade of 2.2 in a relevant tech/cyber or STEM subject. Also 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
www.baesystems.com/en/cybersecurity/careers

Closing date
All year round

Contact
Tel +44 (0)3301585268
E-mail harry.evans@baesystems.com
www.baesystems.com/en/cybersecurity

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 3301585268
Location
Waterside House
170 Priestley Road
Surrey Research Park
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7RQ
United Kingdom

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