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Become a Graduate Engineer in Communication & Sensing

Work on challenging and innovative projects from day one and secure a world-class career in cutting-edge technology.



What you will be doing

The Communications & Sensing Practice at Roke Manor is a world centre of excellence, having pioneered many new and ground-breaking technologies over the last 60 years. Joining Roke’s Communications & Sensing team will secure you a world-class career in cutting-edge technology.  

  • You will work on challenging and innovative projects from day one in the areas of electronic warfare, radar systems, navigation techniques, communications systems, and advanced sensor signal processing / data analytics whilst addressing defence, national security and commercial sectors
  • You will benefit from competitive salaries, inclusive and interesting training and a stunning location to excel in.
  • You will undertake experiential learning, supported through a number of additional modules such as:
  • Technical Training delivered through an initial technical ‘bootcamp’ and enduring access to the PluralSight online training portal
  • Soft Skill Training a series of modules focussed on developing communication skills, networking, professional etiquette and teamwork
  • Visible Leadership regular access to senior leaders and de-mystification of internal processes
  • External Visits opportunities to attend external exhibitions/conferences in order to broaden industry knowledge and appraise the competition
  • Lecture Series opportunity to attend lectures by visiting customers and prominent academics

What you will have

We are looking for graduates enthusiastic about research and development, who also understand the importance of customer focus.

Competition is high and you will need a good honours degree in a subject such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics or Physics.

  • Expected skills   
  • • Digital Signal Processing for Wireless Communications or Vision processing
  • • Machine learning and data analytics
  • • C/C++ software
  • • Embedded real-time development
  • Beneficial skills   
  • • FPGA design
  • • Sensor fusion
  • • Acoustic & Audio processing

Company benefits: performance related bonus scheme, flexi-leave scheme, relocation allowance, onsite tennis courts & gym, fishing rights in River Test, various social events & clubs.

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Roke Manor Research

The UK's leading provider of independent research, development & advisory services in technology.

About Us


Who we are

We have 60 years' experience behind us and fuel our clients’ success with a forward-thinking team that combines some of the finest engineering, scientific and mathematical minds in Britain.

Roke imagines a more secure world. A world where technology protects, rather than exposes. A world where expert engineers, consultants and business support staff collaborate to protect what matters most to our clients. If you are highly motivated and knowledgeable in the fields of autonomy, connectivity, data-analytics and cyber come and join our team.


Our office culture

There are numerous company events throughout the year, including a summer music festival, bonfire night fireworks and Christmas party.

You can also get involved with Employee led social clubs covering numerous sports, cyber/data/robotics activities, gaming, board games and more.

We also have onsite tennis courts, gym (including showers & changing facilities) and fishing rights on the River Test.

What we do

We work on ground-breaking projects that will shape the digital world in which we live and work. 

We make it our business to understand our clients' key issues, to provide end-to-end tailored solutions. With extensive experience in fields of autonomy, connectivity, data analytics and cyber in both the civil and military domains, we understand the technical complexities of modern and future systems. Our team of 350 plus engineers & consultants develop new concepts, capabilities and systems to protect what matters most to our clients.

Why we are great for a graduate 

All our new starters receive a generous relocation allowance to help you settle into local area and new role. As well as other benefits such as flexi-leave, performance related bonuses, clear career progression and travel opportunities.

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