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Test Systems Industrial Placement

An opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Placement within BAE Systems Engineering department to carry out a range of engineering based activities in a dynamic environment. This role will be based out of our site in Rochester.

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, Human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world’s leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

All aspects of product development engineering, from requirements, through design and implementation to test and release. 

Work will include SW development using Labview and Test Stand toolsets, but also bespoke internal test development tools.

Work will include supporting detailed integration to prove the Test Systems, allowing test of Prime Hardware, throughout development and production.

Whilst SW aspects are key aspects, Electrical Hardware knowledge and understanding is essential. Ideally the candidate will be able to support design of Cable and Electrical Test Systems.

Rewards and benefits

We expect exceptional things of our Industrial Placements. In return, you can expect a generous salary with a comprehensive benefits and pension package, including 25 days’ holiday and flexible leave arrangements, shares scheme, senior mentoring, and product and service discounts.

  • £18,000 for Business, Finance and Engineering.
  • Conditional offer to join BAE Systems as a Graduate and further your career (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles) without the need to reapply.

What you’ll need

To join our Business or Engineering Industrial Placement schemes you must be on course for at least a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a related subject.

For finance placements you must be on course for at least a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a related subject and also have 112 UCAS points (as per the 2017 UCAS tariff) or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

We are an inclusive employer and strive to recruit, retain and inspire the best people from the widest pool. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss any adjustments or arrangements, as required, to support your application.

As a defence contractor there are security obligations placed on the Company meaning that all our applicants must be able to successfully achieve the relevant level of security clearance to join us

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