IT Graduate Development Framework
graduate scheme

IT Graduate Development Framework

Job description

BAE Systems air sector is already recognised as an innovative and world class aircraft design, development and manufacturing organisation, The Information Management and Technolgy (IM&T) function exists to enhance the air sector competitive edge, deliver operational excellence and accelerate innovation in IM&T, our mission is to deliver a world class IM&T experience through innovative business and customer engagement.

The IM&T graduate will be part of the team delivering this essential and exciting capability to the air sector business. They will spend two years on the Graduate Development Framework and during this time will undertake four six-month placements in various parts of the IM&T function learning different aspects of the function and how it operates to add value and capability to the Air Sector business. The placements undertaken will be dependent on the graduate’s skills and the business need at the time, but would typically include roles such as project manager/business analyst/software developer/architect

What you will be doing

Duties and responsibilities will be dependent on the roles undertaken during the GDF scheme, but potentially you will be;

  • Helping to project manage IM&T projects delivering capability to the business and our customers
  • Developing Data Solutions to enhance business understanding and performance
  • Maintaining and improving design, business and manufacturing systems used to develop our world leading products
  • Working with our in house customers to understand and shape their requirements for IT systems

We expect great things of our graduates. In return, you can expect a generous salary with a comprehensive benefits and pension package, including 25 days’ annual holiday with flexible leave arrangements, senior mentoring, and product and service discounts.

  • £2,000 welcome payment
  • 20% optional salary advance
  • Car lease and share schemes

What we are looking for

We’ll also look for you to demonstrate exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and have the flexibility and resilience to thrive at BAE Systems.


To join us on the GDF you must have a minimum of a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a subject related to your chosen area of work. Please refer to each role profile for specific details of preferred degrees.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31/12/2018

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment


Additional job details

LocationSamlesbury · Warton


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