Information Systems Engineering - Industrial Placement
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Information Systems Engineering - Industrial Placement

Job description

As an Information Systems Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a range of projects, developing your capabilities across many different disciplines.

Military Air & Information (MAI) is the air sector of BAE Systems, responsible for the design and build of fixed wing military and training aircraft, as well as providing training, support and information services for the UK RAF and other customers worldwide.

MAI Engineering is split into 25 different engineering disciplines. This engineering role is for the Information Systems Engineering (ISE) discipline based either at Warton Unit or Christchurch. The vision of ISE is to provide high integrity, secure, innovative and interoperable information system products which are fundamental to improving the probability of winning military and non-military business in both home and export markets either directly as an integrated information systems product or as information systems components within MAI systems and platforms.

The ISE discipline is responsible for the management and development of the Capability to apply 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. ISE can also include the provision of an Information System in an information Managed Service context. It is managed through eight distinct sub-capabilities:-

  • Architecting
  • Experimentation, visualisation and demonstration
  • Enterprise/battlespace integration
  • High integrity information systems engineering
  • COTS/MOTS product selection and integration
  • Networking and storage solutions
  • Security design and accreditation
  • Information service provision and management

During your placement/ internship you would be involved in a number of areas related to the ISE discipline, primarily at either Warton Unit or the Christchurch site, to develop a broad understanding of air platforms, 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


To apply, you’ll need to be on track to achieving a minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a relevant degree subject - please refer to website for further details. You must also be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • transport engineering
  • mathematics
  • aerospace engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • computer sciences and IT
  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • engineering management

How to apply

When sufficient applications have been received roles may closer earlier therefore early application is advised.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 25/05/2018

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Closing date: 25/05/2018

Additional job details



A conditional offer to join our Graduate Development Framework (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles

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