Product Security Graduate Scheme
As an engineer working in this area you will have the opportunity to develop skills across two product related disciplines - Product Software and Security.
This role involves work across all areas of Engineering and will provide you with excellent development opportunities. In this role you will be embarking upon a career which is intellectually demanding, stimulating and challenging, a career which will equip you with highly sought after expertise and a career which is ample with opportunities.
What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)
- As an engineer working in this area, you will take the lead in supporting the Business in managing software and product security aspects of a number of specific systems through design, manufacture, integration and test. You will provide expert support to both internal and external organisations, ensuring that system requirements related to these disciplines are met.
- In the Software role you will work towards ensuring that software embedded within a range of systems is adequately managed and understood. The scope of embedded software covers Control & Instrumentation, Complex Programmable Hardware, IT & Communication Systems and High Integrity Real Time Systems. Note that this role does not include the development (writing) of software code.
- In the Product Security role you will work towards ensuring that our products within the Submarines business are as secure as possible and developed with an understanding of modern Product Security best practice within a team of experienced professionals. You will consider aspects of complex designs in terms of cyber and physical security.
- As well as the technical aspects of the projects, you will also be expected to gain additional skills in areas such as verbal and non-verbal communication, schedules, costs and progress reporting.
- Graduates will also be provided with the opportunity to experience a broad range of complex equipment and systems at different stages of the engineering lifecycle.
- Placements will be structured and tailored to provide exposure to the different career paths within Engineering.
- You will also be actively seeking an appropriate level of status with a recognised professional body.
Entry Requirements and what we are looking
To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technology subject. You should also have a keen interest in computer sciences and/or technology in general. In addition, you must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.
Overview of Business Unit
- Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
- Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.
- We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. Construction of the first of four submarines, named Dreadnought, began last year
- Our Submarines business employs approximately 8,700 people and in 2017 we spent around £700m with over 700 suppliers.
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 & 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.
Please note the role will close at the end of April however where sufficient applications have been received it may close sooner.