BAE Systems
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Systems (Combat Systems) Industrial Placement - Broad Oak

Job description

The Naval Ships Combat System Team designs, procures, integrates, delivers and supports Combat systems across a range of Royal Navy and export warships. These include the RN’s Type 45 and Mine Countermeasures in-service platforms, the in-build Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier, and the in-design Type 26. These are major, challenging and complex engineering projects requiring a range of engineering skills. This requires coordinated and concurrent team working to demanding timescales. We work across several sites to assemble the expertise that we need, when we need it for each project. There are opportunities at Frimley to sample a range of projects at different points in the engineering lifecycle. Project placements will be guided by project needs and our view of candidate suitability.

What you will be doing

As a member of the Combat Systems Team you will be allocated into a project and tasked as an engineering within the team. Your work will be expected to make real contribution to addressing the engineering issues on a programme and will be likely to encompass requirements analysis and problem solving, engineering deliverable presentation. Engineering data analysis, meeting and briefing notes, report writing, presentation preparation, cost, schedule and risk analysis.

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 and 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.

If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you.

What we are looking for


To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. Accepted degrees: computer sciences, maths (any element, pure or further etc), physics, software engineering.

Accepted degree subjects

  • mathematics
  • computer sciences and IT

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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