Graduate Opportunity

Applied Intelligence Graduate Software Engineers

Gloucester, Guildford, Leeds or London. Multiple vacancies. Open to all STEM.

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Here at BAE Systems Applied 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. 

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As the cyber and intelligence arm of BAE Systems, we employ over 3,500 people across 15 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.

Role Profile

As a Graduate Engineer, you will work as a part of a project team, alongside skilled and experienced individuals who are motivated to train and coach you on the day-to-day skills required to work closely with our customers, both internal and external. You will learn the tools, techniques and approaches used by engineering professionals and apply them in a controlled environment to ensure projects are delivered on time, to quality and to budget. Graduate Engineers will support their team to ensure that engineering practices are followed on all aspects of project definition and delivery.

As a Software Engineer, we expect you to be ready to tackle (and enjoy!) programming tasks from the outset, but we will take the time to mentor you through smaller packages of work and enhancements to our product range. You will work primarily in java, however we always look for the best framework for the job; some of our developments use C# .NET, C++ and HTML5 technologies. 

Day to day tasks could include:

  • Assisting in the design, test and implementation of software which forms part of a properly engineered system
  • Overcoming development obstacles to deliver quality code on time
  • Helping to specify user/system interfaces
  • Assisting in producing detailed designs and documents using required standards, methods and tools
  • Understanding and translating business design into a logical design, for a simple software application
  • Producing physical designs that describe the required structure and behaviour of a simple software application characterised by low-risk non-functional requirements

Desired Technical Ability

Aptitude in one or more of the following:

  • Java - Java JEE, JSP, JSF, EJB, Spring, JDBC
  • Microsoft - C#, C++, .NET, SharePoint, ODBC
  • Web - HTML, XML, SOAP
  • O/S - Linux, Windows
  • Mobile – iOS, Android

Entry Requirements

  • You will need to have obtained (in the last 3 years) or be studying towards a 2:2 or above, in a STEM degree
  • Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government Developed Vetting (DV) clearance prior to starting with us. 

Desired Competencies 

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Articulate, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Objective and logical with an enquiring and creative mind
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Resilience under pressure
  • Desire to learn
  • Competence in Microsoft Office packages/ IT literate 

We expect great things of our graduates. In return, you can expect a £30,000 starting salary with regular, performance based uplifts and a comprehensive benefits and pension package, including 25 days’ annual holiday with flexible leave arrangements and product and service discounts.

What’s next?

  • CV submission & review
  • Digital assessment
  • Live Interview

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Gloucester, Guildford, Leeds and London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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