Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Systems Engineer - Air - Samlesbury/Warton

Sept 2020/Jan 2021/June 2021

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BAE Systems Air Sector operates across the globe, in multiple markets to support customers wherever, whenever and whatever their challenges may be. We operate in multiple markets to support our customers – from design, development and production, through to provision of aircraft, training, support and maintenance.

To achieve this, we collaborate with partners large and small, from within and beyond the defence sector, and from the UK and around the world. The role of Systems Engineer covers four main areas: Electromagnetics, Flight Systems and Mission Systems.

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Electromagnetics has applications throughout the engineering lifecycle, including concept, prototyping, design, development, qualification and in-service support. The discipline covers the following sub-categories: computational electromagnetics, electromagnetic hazards, electronic warfare, installed antenna performance, and low observability.

Flight Systems is responsible for the design, development, qualification, certification and support of domains such as Aircraft Ground Systems, Crew Systems and Flight Control Systems.

Missions Systems is responsible for the design, development, qualification, certification and support of various Avionic systems that include: Radar; Armaments; Defensive Aids; Displays & Controls.

What you will be doing

A Graduate Systems Engineer will be expected to be involved in a number of the above areas in order to develop a broad understanding of fast jet systems and the activities undertaken in the development and maintenance of such systems. You could be supporting the design and development of a future combat air system by utilising model based systems engineering in a fast-paced and exciting work environment.

Typical tasks could be:

  • Design, development, qualification and support of various systems.
  • Understanding complex systems and how they interrelate with each other.
  • Analysing and tracing customer requirements through databases.
  • Designing, developing and conducting verification and validation tests.
  • Architecting information system solutions
  • Familiarisation with the customer and how they use the product.
  • Experimentation, Visualisation and Demonstration.
  • Enterprise/Battlespace Integration.
  • Engaging with external sub-system designers.
  • Dealing with classified/restricted information in a secure way.
  • Information Service Provision and Management.

What we are looking for

  • Predicted or obtained 2:2 degree in any STEM subject, and the right to work in the UK post-graduation.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Passion and enthusiasm to develop as an individual.
  • Effective communication skills, and the ability to work well in a diverse team.
  • An ability to network and form effective relationships with customers, both internal and external.
  • A willingness to learn and gain increased understanding of the business and its customers.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Samlesbury/Warton
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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  • 01772 677277

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