BAE Systems
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Information Systems Engineer - Christchurch

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

A BAE Systems Information Systems Engineering (ISE) role based either at Warton Unit or Christchurch will give you the opportunity to develop and support high integrity, secure, innovative and interoperable information systems. These are either sold directly to UK and export customers, or form part of systems and platforms provided by BAE Systems Air Sector or the wider BAE Systems business.

Your work might also be working on an Information System that we use to provide a service to a customer.

Some examples of the systems you might work on include: communications systems, mission planning and management systems, secure gateways protecting classified systems, tactical datalink systems, training systems, and logistics planning systems.

Information Systems Engineering contains a number of speciality areas that you might be involved with during your placement:

  • Enterprise and systems architecting
  • Information systems development, including:

High integrity information systems development
Network systems development
Secure system development
Information assurance
Information system development

What will you be doing

On an undergraduate placement an individual would be expected to be involved in a number of the above areas related to the ISE discipline, primarily at Warton site, to develop a broad understanding of information systems products, the engineering lifecycle and the role the discipline plays to underpin the design, development, test, maintenance and support of BAE Systems products.

What we are looking for

  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Passion and enthusiasm to develop as an individual.
  • Effective communication skills, and the ability to work well in a diverse team.
  • An ability to network and form effective relationships with customers, both internal and external


Predicted 2:2 degree studying systems engineering, physics, computer science or any other STEM subject with relevant modules

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • mathematics
  • computer sciences

Additional job details

Christchurch, Dorset
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 September 2021

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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