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Graduate Development Framework - Systems - Air - Christchurch - 2019

Graduate at BAE Systems

Graduate Development Framework - Systems - Air - Christchurch - 2019

Graduate at BAE Systems

  • LocationChristchurch, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 07 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Role Profile

BAE Systems Air Sector Engineering is responsible for the design and build of fixed wing military, training aircraft and unmanned aircraft, as well as providing training, support and information services for the UK RAF and other customers worldwide.

The Systems Engineering role covers four areas, Engineering Integration, Flight Systems, Mission Systems and Information Systems.

Engineering Integration is responsible for ensuring that a customer’s requirements are translated into practicable solution architecture and partitions this into lower level specifications and requirements, ensuring that the resulting solution meets the customers’ requirements and is properly designed, certified, and controlled.

Flight Systems is responsible for the design, development, qualification, certification and support of domains such as Aircraft Ground Systems, Crew Systems and Flight Control Systems.

Missions Systems is responsible for the design, development, qualification, certification and support of various Avionic systems that include: Radar; Armaments; Defensive Aids; Displays & Controls. This also includes electromagnetics.

Information Systems engineering applies Systems Engineering approaches in order to conceive, realise and support directly customer-funded Information Systems that manage, exchange, manipulate and/or display information used in one or more of the customer’s processes.

The role is for a Systems Engineer to work in one of the above systems areas.

What you will be doing... (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

On a graduate placement an individual would be expected to be involved in a number of the above areas in order to develop a broad understanding of fast jet systems and the activities undertaken in the development and maintenance of such systems.

Typical tasks could be,

  • Design, development, qualification and support of various systems
  • Analysing and controlling customer requirements
  • System and subsystem decomposition of requirements
  • Designing, developing and conducting verification and validation tests
  • Architecting information system solutions
  • Experimentation, Visualisation and Demonstration
  • Enterprise/Battlespace Integration
  • Security Design and Accreditation
  • Information Service Provision and Management

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 in Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical / Electronic Engineering or any other STEM subject.

Overview of Business Unit

The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.

We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world. By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.

We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do.

Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things.

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 us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

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