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You will work alongside other technologists to undertake research & development on new areas of Land systems products & services.

As part of the Land (UK) Technology Team, you will be responsible for conducting research and development on an area of technology aligned to the business' products and services, demonstrating your research to the team and highlighting the benefits of the technology to the business. The Land (UK) technology portfolio is diverse, ranging from chemicals and materials to autonomous vehicles, software and systems.

The particular technologies you will be working on will therefore vary according to the needs of the business and your particular skills and experience.

We are seeking talented people who want to make a contribution to the company whilst developing valuable experience. Some skills which are desirable however are software engineering, systems engineering, mechatronics, human factors and vehicle engineering.

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Roles Available

The following roles are currently available:-

Land (UK) - Telford

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Entry Requirements 

To apply, you’ll need a minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree in an engineering, numerical or scientific subject, be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance. We are also interested in receiving applications from those with non-technical degrees who are interested in working in a business focused role.

Qualifications aside, you’ll also need an analytical mind, a keen eye for detail and a highly methodical approach to work. As a strong communicator, you will have the opportunity to collaborate effectively with both internal and external customers. 

Learning and Development 

We recognise that development is key to you fulfilling your professional potential and us delivering our business commitments. That’s why we’ve created schemes where you take ownership of your career aspirations and we give you support, training and practical experience to help you succeed.

First things first: your career with us starts with an induction to welcome you to your chosen UK business. Here, you’ll meet fellow graduates/ undergraduates and find out more about what your future holds. Then, shortly after joining, you’ll be assigned a mentor who can act as a source of advice and insight when you need it.

Whichever scheme you join, we’ll encourage and support you to reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about us, receive world-class training and support and perhaps most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in our projects – gaining the insights that can only come from real world experience. 

Closing dates: Industrial Placements / Summer Internships will close on 31st October 2017; the Graduate Development Framework will close on 30th November 2017 and Applied Intelligence Early Careers operate a first-come, first-served policy – early application advised across all vacancies. Only in exceptional circumstances will roles be available beyond these dates. 

We are an inclusive employer and recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is imperative to deliver our strategy. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: October 31, 2017
  • Salary: £18,000
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Type of Degree: Bachelors
  • Location: Telford (Shropshire)
  • Region: West Midlands
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Other benefits...

  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday per year
  • A conditional offer to join our Graduate Development Framework (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles), or BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Early Careers programme, without the need to re-apply and potential opportunities for sponsorship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Building Services
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Civil
  • Computer & IT
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Geology
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials/Minerals
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Science
  • Software
  • Structural
  • Systems

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