2023 Engineering & Physics Graduate Programme
Start Date: June or September 2023
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.
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.
- 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.
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.