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BAE Systems

Modelling and Simulation Industrial Placement

Modelling & Simulation has applications throughout the engineering lifecycle, from prototyping and evaluating early design concepts through to developing complex networked simulations to support front-line training activities.

Although in the Modelling and Simulation discipline, this role contributes to software code development in support of the Aerodynamics and Electromagnetics engineering disciplines. It involves software development in the areas of Electromagnetics, Computational Fluid Dynamics as well as assessing the benefits to BAE Systems of emerging computing technology such as Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence.

You will be involved in a number of areas related to the Modelling & Simulation discipline, to develop a broad understanding of air platforms, the engineering lifecycle and the role the discipline plays to underpin the design, development, test, maintenance and support of BAE Systems products.  Typical tasks may include: development of new functionality in existing Computational Fluid Dynamics or Electromagnetics software toolsets; validation and documentation of toolsets; developing new prototype VR or AI based demonstrators for improving product usability or improving product design.

Apply your talent where it counts.

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.
  • £19,500 to £21,500 for Cyber Security roles within Applied Intelligence Future Talent
  • 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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