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Applied Intelligence Programme & Systems Engineering Summer Placement
£19,500 pro-rota
Location Various locations
Starts Jun 2022
Deadline 10 Jan 2022

Join our Applied Intelligence Programme & Systems Engineering Summer Placement

At BAE Systems we serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us. Ours is a culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and is a place where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, no matter what their background.

Location: London, Guildford, Gloucester or Leeds

What you will be doing

Our programme teams form to meet the needs of our customers, and as an Engineering Intern, you will join one of these teams, working alongside skilled and experienced individuals who are motivated to train and coach you on the day-to-day skills required to produce high quality solutions to complex engineering problems. You will be immersed in the programme, learning the tools, techniques and approaches used by engineering professionals and apply them in a controlled environment to ensure the programme can meet its customer’s needs.

There are a variety of roles within Programme and System Engineering. These include:

Systems Engineer: Working as part of the core programme teams, our system engineers design our solutions, managing the requirements, assessing the options, and making the technical decisions to deliver value to the customer

Software Engineer (Big Data): The majority of our programmes incorporate significant data volumes either in throughput (multi-Terabit), or storage (multi-Petabyte)

Software Engineer (Application): Using a mix of custom development (commonly Java but sometimes C++), and customisation of open-source/3rd party tools, predominately on Linux, to address critical aspects of our solutions. These can be a mix of business logic, ETL, or performance bottlenecks

DevOps Engineer: Covering a wide range of activity including traditional DevOps, TechOps, and DevSecOps. These engineers form a core element of our systems teams ensuring robust, secure, and efficient execution in development, test, and deployment environments. Activities are wide ranging, but include the development CD/CI toolchains, design of deployment strategies, and the defining orchestration strategies and approaches

Software Engineer (User Interface): Our UI software engineers are involved in making our solutions usable by our customer, and often their customers as well. They will commonly using a mix of custom development (HTML5, and Javascript with React ) and configuration of open-source/3rd party tools (eg Kibana, Maltego, Nginx) to meet the specific requirements and workflows

Infrastructure Engineer: Our solutions commonly utilise large numbers of servers (physical or virtual) to achieve the programme objectives. Our infrastructure engineers design our deployments in terms of servers, networking, and security, to meet the performance, and capacity needs of each individual solution

Testing Engineer: Our customer rely on us to deliver reliable solutions to deliver their missions. Our test teams ensure that we what we deliver meets our customer needs and our own high standards. Test engineers will join our programmes very early in their lifecycle and will be involved throughout design, integration, test, and final commissioning with our customers

What you will have

We expect great things of our Summer Interns. In return, you can expect a £19,500 annual salary (pro-rota) and 5.5 days of holiday and product & service discounts.

Entry Requirements

You will need to be studying towards a 2:2 or above, in a STEM subject

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK can be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our , work, successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government Security C cClearance, prior to starting with us:. https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/united-kingdom-security-vetting

Desired Competencies

  • You have an interest and aptitude in solving problems
  • You have excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • You have a desire to learn
  • You have clear and effective communication skills
  • You can articulate, both verbally and in writing
    You have the ability to work as part of a team
    You have experience in any of the following: Requirements Analysis, Test Analysis and definition, AWS, Azure Linux, Docker, VMWare Ansible, Foreman, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Bamboo, HDFS, Kafka, Avro C/C++, Java, Javascript Networking (esp security) Qt, React, Redux, JEE Git, BitBucket, Jira, Jama

Learn more about BAE Systems

We are BAE Systems

At BAE Systems we serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us. Ours is a culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and is a place where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, no matter what their background.

With a workforce of 90,000 people in more than 40 countries, we’re committed to nurturing talent and developing highly skilled colleagues - empowering our people to drive innovation, make the right decisions and solve complex challenges.

With a long history of innovation and excellence behind us, and ambitious plans for the future, BAE Systems is a place where you can start, and grow, your career with confidence. Wherever your career interests lie – from engineering, finance or project management, to manufacturing, consulting, technology, or wider business disciplines – at BAE Systems, you’ll have the chance to make a real impact, where it counts, whichever team you join.

If you’re in your first or penultimate year, and want to gain insight and build skills, we offer three-month summer internships and twelve-month industrial placements across our business. You’ll receive on-the-job training within a structured framework, where you’ll develop technical expertise and professional skills such as commercial awareness and problem solving. You can choose between a range of engineering disciplines as well as business roles including project management, finance and consulting. And best of all, if successful on your internship, you could end up fast-tracked onto a Graduate programme the following year.

With graduate opportunities nationwide, joining a BAE Systems programme means you’ll learning through valuable hands-on experience and formal training – developing a career, from day one. Upon completing your graduate programme, and if you demonstrate the passion and potential to lead, you could even find yourself on BAE Systems’ Future Talent Programme, helping us to meet our most significant business challenges.

At BAE Systems, we’re not just proud of what we do, we’re proud of how we do it. So when you join us, you’ll be part of an inclusive culture that’s committed to working to the highest ethical and environmental standards, making a positive contribution to the countries and communities in which we operate.

Join us, this is a place where you can make a real difference – apply now.