Programme & Systems Engineering

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Role Profile

There are a variety of roles within Programme and System Engineering, and while you are likely to specialise in one, you will be encouraged to develop skills and understanding across the range. These include: Systems Engineer, Software Engineer Big Data, Software Engineer Application DevOps Engineer, Software Engineer - User Interface, Infrastructure Engineer, Testing.

Our programme teams form to meet the needs of our customers, and as a Graduate Engineer, 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.

As a graduate you will be immersed in the programme, and will likely get involved across various aspects of the programme within the first 6 months. You will learn 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.

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

Start date: June or September 2022

What you will have

  • You will need to have obtained (in the last 3 years) or be studying towards a 2:2 or above, in a STEM degree
  • Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will 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 Developed Vetting (DV) clearance prior to starting with us. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/united-kingdom-security-vetting-applicant

Desired Competencies

As part of our graduate programme, we will support you in developing the right skills for both your role and career, but are looking for people who show:

  • An interest and aptitude in solving problems
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • A desire to learn
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Articulate, both verbally and in writing Ability to work as part of a team

Desired Technical Ability

Given the range of roles, we are looking for people from a wide range of backgrounds, however experience in any of the following would be advantageous:

  • 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

What we have on offer for you

Take your first steps in a career that motivates, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one. Our graduate scheme will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate situations that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

What's next?

Those progressed following an application will be invited to undertake a virtual assessment involving gamified challenges, technical exercises and video questions on HireVue. If you are successful at this stage, you’ll then be invited to a virtual, final interview with one of our Engineers. Please reach out to your recruitment contact, if you need to discuss any requirements for reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process.

 

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