Graduate Opportunity

Safety Critical Systems Graduate

Start Date: From September 2021. Cambridge.

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Arthur D. Little is looking to recruit at graduate or recent graduate level for a role associated with safety critical systems, such as automated railway signalling. While the successful candidate would be expected to gain experience across all areas of our activity, the main focus would be supporting the delivery of the workload in our safety critical systems area. This has been a successful and growing area for us in recent years, serving rail sector clients both in the UK and internationally.

Candidate profile:

  • Graduate in Engineering, Computer Science or similar technology related degree
  • From just graduated to 1-3 years of relevant working experience
  • Interest in undertaking consultancy work with significant technical elements
  • Interest in working with safety critical systems

Main tasks undertaken:

  • Detailed review and analysis of client artefacts associated with development and delivery of safety critical systems
  • Developing an understanding of client software and hardware development processes
  • Attend on-site audits at client locations world-wide
  • Production of detailed and high quality reports
  • Significant interaction with clients, including senior management, via face-to-face contact, video/conference calls
  • Assimilation and processing of a significant quantity of client information, forming judgements on its quality, and then communicating these judgements both verbally and in writing to a range of stakeholders


  • 25 days holiday
  • Company pension (pension after 3 months)
  • Learning & Development

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cambridge
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Disciplines accepted...

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