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Product Security Industrial Placement

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Barrow-in-Furness
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

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.

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. Degrees preferred in Engineering or technology subject and a keen interest in computer sciences and/or technology.

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.

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