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Systems Engineer (Combat Systems) - Broad Oak - Industrial Placement

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The Naval Ships Combat System Team designs, procures, integrates, delivers and supports Combat systems across a range of Royal Navy and export warships.  These include the RN’s Type 45 and Mine Countermeasures in-service platforms, the in-build Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier, and the in-design Type 26.

These are major, challenging and complex engineering projects requiring a range of engineering skills.  This requires coordinated and concurrent team working to demanding timescales. We work across several sites to assemble the expertise that we need, when we need it for each project.

There are opportunities at Frimley to sample a range of projects at different points in the engineering lifecycle.  Project placements will be guided by project needs and our view of candidate suitability.

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

As a member of the Combat Systems Team you will be allocated into a project and tasked as an engineering within the team. Your work will be expected to make real contribution to addressing the engineering issues on a programme and will be likely to encompass requirements analysis and problem solving, engineering deliverable presentation. Engineering data analysis, meeting and briefing notes, report writing, presentation preparation, cost, schedule and risk analysis.

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.  Accepted degrees: Computer Sciences, Maths (any element, pure or further etc), Physics, Software Engineering.

Overview of Business Unit

As an island nation, the UK has a proud history of world-class naval engineering. As part of our UK Maritime Sector, Naval Ships designs, builds and delivers complex warships and combat systems, and you could play a vital role in its future.

Our graduate opportunities span from engineering to project management to operations, and supply chain. You could join us as a naval architect and help shape the future of the fleet for a generation to come or, as a software engineer, programming the systems that sailors will depend on.

We’ve got great projects for you to work on, like the Royal Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels or the Type 26 Global Combat Ship – a highly capable and versatile multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air defence and general purpose operations anywhere on the world’s oceans.

Our combat systems are in operation in more than 20 countries around the world and this technology is vital in providing crew members with the information and capabilities they need to operate effectively, whether protecting the world’s shipping lanes or providing humanitarian relief.

We’re always looking to the future and we are committed to investing in our people to help them realise their career potential in an exciting and vibrant environment, working with the best talent in the industry.

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