Research Engineer - Industrial Placement
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Research Engineer - Industrial Placement

BAE Systems

Job description

You will work alongside other technologists to undertake research & development on new areas of Land systems products and services.

As part of the Land (UK) Technology Team, you will be responsible for conducting research and development on an area of technology aligned to the business' products and services, demonstrating your research to the team and highlighting the benefits of the technology to the business. The Land (UK) technology portfolio is diverse, ranging from chemicals and materials to autonomous vehicles, software and systems.

The particular technologies you will be working on will therefore vary according to the needs of the business and your particular skills and experience.

We are seeking talented people who want to make a contribution to the company whilst developing valuable experience. Some skills which are desirable however are software engineering, systems engineering, mechatronics, human factors and vehicle engineering.

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Company information

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,100 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability and national security solutions – helping to protect people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. That’s work that matters and inspires us.

Person requirements

In terms of personal qualities, you’ll also need to have excellent analytical, organisational and communication skills. Combining your technical and commercial knowledge, you'll know how to collaborate effectively with a range of internal and external customers.

Qualifications and experience requirements

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 the BAE Systems 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




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



Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Closing date: 31/10/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/10/2017

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