BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Engineering & Physics Graduate
Start Date: 2024 (April, July or September)
Base location: Guildford, Gloucester or Great Baddow
Here at BAE Systems Digital 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 4,500 people across 16 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.
The graduate programme is designed to give you ownership of your career aspirations, supported by training and practical experience to help you succeed. 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.
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.
Alongside having a keen interest in science and technology, you will need to be highly motivated and able to learn quickly.
What’s in it for you?
•Work-life balance is important; you’ll get 25 days holiday a year and, via our flexible benefits package the option to buy/sell and carry over from the year before
•Our flexible benefits package includes; private medical and dental insurance, a competitive pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, taste cards and more
•You’ll have a dedicated Career Manager to help you develop your career and guide you on your journey through BAE
•You are welcome to join any/all of our Diversity and Support groups. These groups cover everything from gender diversity to mental health and wellbeing.
•£34,000 starting salary, rising over the course of the programme
•£2,000 welcome payment
•On track to achieve/already achieved 2:2 degree typically with an Engineering or Physics background, but we would also welcome applications from Mathematicians looking to apply their knowledge
•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 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
What are the next steps?
• CV submission & review
• Digital assessment
• Live Interview