Work Placement / Internship

Information Technology Summer Placement (Electronic Systems Sector)

2020

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Role Profile

An opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Placement within BAE Systems Engineering department to carry out a range of engineering based activities in a dynamic environment. This role will be based out of our site in Rochester.

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces,30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world’s leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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What you will be doing

  • As an IT Summer Intern your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Developing new and enhanced functionality for business applications and software tools.  
  • Tailoring, configuring and supporting third party COTS tools.
  • Identifying the root causes of support issues and working to increase end user knowledge of existing business applications and software tools.  
  • Working as part of the wider IT team to help focus improvements in customer experience. 

As an IT Summer Intern your skills will ideally include:

  • Knowledge of application development in one or more languages or tools
  • Knowledge of SQL or Oracle database technologies
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and organised 

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

  • To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree.  Accepted degrees: IT, or other suitable IT related degree which has some business analysis or technical coding modules.
  • IT Development
  • Electrical Hardware Engineering
  • (Aeronautical) Systems Engineering

Overview of Business Unit

The Electronic Systems sector spans the commercial and defence electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management  systems.

Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions around the world, primarily in the United States and United Kingdom.

From digital helmet-mounted displays to cutting-edge flight controls, our employees in Rochester, UK, design, develop and produce some of the world’s most advanced avionics equipment spanning both the commercial and defence markets. We also provide world-leading aftermarket support and in-service repair for aircraft fleets around the globe, and delivers innovative propulsion and power management systems to transit markets across the United Kingdom and Europe.

If you have the imagination and determination to be involved in industry-changing innovations every day, then you’ll be a perfect fit for our Electronic Systems business.

Security/Export Control Statement

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to u

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • Summer - open to 1st years, Summer
  • Rochester
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aeronautics
  • Electrical
  • Hardware
  • Information Technology
  • Systems
 

Contact BAE Systems

  • 01772 677277

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