Our People

Our employee profiles are a great way to find out more about our company and what it’d be like to work for us, covering topics like training, projects, progression routes, support, benefits and opportunities to socialise at work. Find out what our people have to say about life at BAE Systems.

Graduate Electrical Engineer
"I love the flexibility that I get within my team … I’m a STEM ambassador which means I get to talk to school kids about STEM, help onboard new graduates, and hopefully inspire other young women to work in STEM."
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Graduate Materials Engineer
"My favourite part of the job is the lab-based work … it’s really high-tech stuff. You never get tired of going on the submarines, each time is just as surreal and exciting as the last."
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Graduate Procurement Officer
"In my team, we’re able to flex our hours, which for me, means I get to walk my dog and get some exercise during the day."
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Graduate Naval Architect
"I contribute to projects that will last for future generations … it’s fantastic when you walk on board a ship that you’re helping to build and you see the sheer size and scale of it."
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Graduate Electrical Engineer
"I really do learn something new all the time. All the different systems that I work on are at the forefront of innovation... I get to cover such a broad range of work."
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Senior Manufacturing Engineer
"I stayed with the company after the graduate role for the opportunities it gave me."
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Combat Systems Engineering Graduate
"If you do well, you'll get a conditional job offer for a graduate programme. I am always learning, especially with people around me."
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Graduate Delivery Manager
"I was attracted to BAE Systems as an employer because of its heritage and reputation."
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Change and Training Graduate
"The programme gives you so much opportunity to be the best you can be."
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Mechanical Engineering Graduate
"The graduate programme offered by BAE Systems felt like it had been tailored specifically for people like me."
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Software Engineering Graduate
"The support I’ve received since I’ve been here has been incredible – not just from the graduate leads, but also the team that I’m a part of."
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Senior Flight Systems Engineer
"The opportunities that the graduate programme has given have been brilliant, particularly in terms of personal development."
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Weapons Systems Engineering Graduate
"I knew through the internship that the company was right for me – the culture and the people were great, the work was also really interesting."
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Project Management Graduate
"It’s challenging, and I like that you’re given actual responsibility. I really enjoy learning, and finding ways to combat the different challenges that come with project management."
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Wholeship Assistant Technical Authority
"On our graduate programmes there’s a great work-life balance, real responsibility, and an amazing level of support and development. After the structure of university, BAE Systems really lets you fly."
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Project Manager
"I have completed my Association for Project Management PMQ qualification with the support of the business, and am now discussing chartership opportunities too."
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Research Scientist
"I’ve had some great opportunities to develop myself including various systems engineering and software package training, and also project management, and softer skills development."
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Accelerate Graduate Engineer
"My development is supported beyond learning the skills to do my job. There’s a personal effectiveness course on the graduate scheme which is helping me develop my soft skills."
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Net Zero Technology Lead
"I enjoy the opportunities at BAE Systems to explore the business and try different roles. You can build a career here that involves working in many different functions, but all still within the same business."
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Senior Systems Engineer
"I find the work really stimulating. I’ve worked on a number of submarine projects and on improvements to Chinook helicopters, which was fascinating and lots of fun."
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