Sector Guide

Where could you work?

Defence & Security Solutions

The Defence & Security Solutions sector develops, engineers, manufactures and supports products and systems which help to protect people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure across the world.

BAE Systems at a glance

Key facts:

  • Provides some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions
  • Skilled workforce of some 85,800 people in more than 40 countries
  • 69% of our people work in highly-skilled engineering and related roles
  • Our engineers in the UK design, develop, test and produce over 100 new inventions each year
  • 114,920 jobs in the UK are supported by our work
  • We spend £90m on education and skills activities every year
  • 37 in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers

Discipline groups recruited...

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

Opportunities & Benefits:

If you want to help deliver cutting edge technology that really counts, we have the best in the business waiting to mentor you and help you develop a career where you’ll make a real difference.

Our graduate and undergraduate schemes will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate challenges that bring others to a standstill. You’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one, and we’ll support you all the way, because your success will drive ours.

We expect a lot of our graduates and undergraduates. In return, we’ll reward you with a competitive salary, generous leave, and a comprehensive benefits package including share schemes, product and service discounts, professional mentoring, innovative training programmes and a commitment to protect your work life balance.