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Systems / Dependability Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Reading, England, Berkshire
£26500 - £39500 per annum
Closing date
9 Sep 2022

Job Details

The Dependability Team at AWE provides specialist support to technically challenging projects in product characteristics such as Reliability, Availability and Maintainability. We apply our knowledge of unique technologies and specialist processes ensuring a safe and secure future for our nation through the UK independent nuclear deterrent.

Great benefits and career progression!

Systems / Dependability Engineer

Location: Reading area

Package: £26,500 - £39,750 (dependant on suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off

  • Flexible working hours

  • Potential opportunities to travel with work for conferences and international collaboration

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • AWE Life Insurance

  • Salary sacrifice benefits scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

We are looking for highly motivated individuals at the early stage of their careers with a technical background and strong commitment to personal and professional development.

This opportunity is ideal for those who have recently gained a degree-level qualification in Systems or Electronic Engineering however, we also welcome applications from individuals with equivalent technical experience or those with qualifications from other technical domains in Engineering and Science.

This role will give you the opportunity to work with a variety of teams across AWE to support multiple stakeholders.

No prior specialist or domain specific experience is necessary. Full training and on the job development opportunities will be provided including extensive support towards meeting the chartership requirements of professional institutions.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role. Occasional travel within the UK and abroad may also be required.



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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