Join us as a Systems Engineering placement student and enjoy exposure to a wide variety of industries, clients and projects. As one of the team, you'll be working on real projects, getting involved with designing, integrating, and managing complex systems over their lifecycles. Your work could include developing defence equipment, airport IT Systems, railway stations, university campuses, nuclear power stations or offshore wind farms. And while you're shaping a safer, happier, more sustainable world, we’ll support you in your development.
Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T):
Industrial year locations: Aldershot, Bristol
Degree requirements: On track to achieve a minimum of a 2.1 Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Control & Systems Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Engineering Mathematics, Mechatronics & Robotics, General Engineering.
Our Systems Engineering team forms part of the cutting-edge Advanced Engineering Delivery and Consultancy Practice (within ADS&T), offering a range of independent advice across both industrial and defence focused domains to a wide breadth of clients.
As a Systems Engineer within ADS&T you will work with teams across mission critical industries, contributing to the security and resilience of the nation, and exploiting advanced technologies to help clients to meet, and embrace these exciting times. Domain areas include: • UK Defence Equipment and Infrastructure Programmes; • Cyber Security; • Digital Transformation Programmes; • Aerospace. You'll develop Systems Engineering Architectures within Model-based Systems Engineering software tools, and optimising the effectiveness of solutions.
Systems Engineering projects will see you working confidently and communicating the correct complex requirements to stakeholders and clients such as UK Government Departments & Agencies, Airbus, BAE Systems, Cobham, Babcock, and other major UK and international companies.
As a Systems Engineer, you’ll have the passion to problem solve, use holistic thinking and develop innovative solutions to make a difference that benefits the world around you. You’ll constantly be challenged and thinking of new ways of working to adapt to our clients’ needs and opportunities.
Technology today is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, but that is nothing compared to the pace of its adoption and impact on society. At the heart of Systems Engineering is a passion to problem solve, use holistic thinking and develop innovative solutions to make a difference that benefits the world around you. Technology today is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, but that is nothing compared to the pace of its adoption and impact on society. We believe that understanding the complex systems, and emergent behaviour that results from the interaction of technology and people, is vital to solving tomorrow’s problems.
We've created a rewards package to fit around your study, career and personal needs. Enjoy benefits such as flexible holidays, tailored career development and a strong support network. Each year, our top performing placement students (who’ve done at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme.