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Digital Assurance Summer Interns

Bristol. Multiple vacancies.

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About Us

The world and our clients have lots of problems and we get a kick out of finding engineering and technology solutions to these problems.

As the world becomes increasingly complex and connected the route to assuring and certifying safety critical complex digital systems is becoming harder and harder.

We embrace diversity, innovation, collaboration, and fulfilment as key themes which help us achieve a sustainable growing business which creates opportunity for our people and does things that matter in the world.

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If you crave diversity of work. If you want to do things that matter with your career, for an organisation which cares, within an environment which trusts our people to deliver success, we look forward to exploring if we may be a fit with your future career goals. Our people are our greatest assets.

Team Information

As part of the Digital Insurance team, our work spans the assurance of traditional complex digital systems through to novel technologies including Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. We provide support to customers across multiple markets, ranging from Aerospace & Defence to Energy & Transport.

What you’ll be doing at Frazer-Nash?

As a valued member of the team you will have the chance to support research to innovate the future of digital assurance and support us in developing new capabilities and services, for instance in Safety Related Cyber-Security. As part of our Digital Assurance team, you will be a key member of the team and work closely with our systems experts to deliver independent technical support. You will solve difficult assurance and safety problems; ensure software meets the rigorous standards required and define assurance strategies.

Our graduates will gain exposure and experience in the huge variety of our work, and the chance to explore where their own skills and interests lie; whether that be a leadership or technical path.

Frazer-Nash offers excellent opportunities for graduates and postgraduates to experience challenging and interesting work that makes a difference in the world;

  • You will use your skills and talents to ensure a sustainable future for society.
  • Your work will help deliver a safe and secure world, where natural resources are conserved, and clean energy is available to all.
  • You will focus on actions to reduce climate change; supporting rapid and far-reaching transformations in the delivery of energy, security, industry, and transport.

Working within a consultancy environment offers the chance to experience a wide variety of projects and you'll be given the opportunity to bid for, win, work, manage projects, people and clients, and expand your technical and consultancy skills.

What you’ll need?

We are looking for candidates with commitment and enthusiasm who want to work with our Digital Assurance Team. Candidates will be working towards a degree or have relevant experience in:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Aerospace or Aeronautical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

However, we are always looking for candidates that bring something different. So while you may have studied something directly related to our work, you could also have any STEM degree. You’ll also need:

  • An open-minded, curious, collaborative and creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Initiative, drive and adaptability to build your desired career, with support from our leaders.
  • A love of learning and applying of new perspectives to your work.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to produce concise and professional reports.
  • The ability to work well in both a team environment and on your own initiative.

Due to the nature of the work that Frazer-­Nash Consultancy undertake, candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy clearance criteria for UK National Security Vetting. Candidates will be required to be UK national’s who are resident in the UK to be eligible to apply.

What can Frazer-Nash offer you?

Our people are our most valuable resource. We offer clear career pathways and development support to help you grow through your career. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting and ever-changing projects. Within the Digital Assurance team you have the opportunity to see projects through to trials and demonstrations, which you are encouraged to attend. Through these you will gain experience and understanding of what it takes to deploy novel systems in the real world.

You will be encouraged to experience the full scope of engineering, including customer interaction, requirements identification, bid development, project management and technical delivery.

  • To be part of the unique Frazer-Nash team and become a valued member of the team.
  • To work on things that really matter to deliver a: safe, secure, and sustainable future.
  • The opportunity to develop your own client and internal relationships to grow your project portfolio.
  • Relevant industry experience that you can apply to your final years of study at university.
  • Opportunity to have a mentor support you throughout your Summer Placement and support you throughout your professional development.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days' holiday entitlement
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare membership

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £20,000 pro rata + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 1 to 6 months, Summer
  • Bristol
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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