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Data Consultant - 12 Month Undergraduate Programme -London/Guilford

Job/scheme locations: 
London/Guildford
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
30/06/2021

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence helps nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.

We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data. These, combined with our Cyber Special forces - some of the most skilled people in the world - enable us to defend against cyber-attacks, fraud and financial crime, enable intelligence-led policing and solve complex data problems.

We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bring together great minds that face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encouraged to make a difference.

Role Profile

The Data Consultant is part of our Data & Digital Professional Community. Data Consultants develop a range of skills and experience related to the Data Scientist, Data Engineer and Data Analyst roles, supporting their professional development towards selecting one of those roles as their preferred career path while contributing to data projects in their own right.

Data Consultants typically operate in roles teamed with other data specialists, supporting the team and the client in a variety of projects which develop data capability, insights and solutions to realise business outcomes. The role is varied, involving participation in a variety of projects and roles in support of personal development and identification of career path aspirations. As a Data Consultant, you might:

  • Participate in client engagements to elicit and document their vision, aims and / or requirements for the development of data capability, insights or solutions.
  • Undertake data analysis to reveal insights from datasets, either as an end in itself, or to inform other project tasks.
  • Support the investigation and documentation of data assets in the client estate to inform decisions to change and improve the data landscape.
  • Develop units within wider data solutions such as ETL pipelines.
  • Prepare and present materials to communicate data insights, including creation of data visualisations.

What to Expect on the Programme

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence is a fast paced and agile business. The more you put into your role the more you will get out, building lasting professional relationships. You may get the opportunity to work with clients early on in your time with us which will require you to think on your feet and quickly get up to speed with our products and services.

Projects will vary depending on; business needs, your skills and your future aspirational field of expertise. You will not always be working on a project of your choice; however every piece of work will provide you with a valuable breadth of experience within our business and that of our clients.

You will be part of our Future Talent Community and be provided with a Career Mentor, who will support and guide you throughout your career with us. It is not all work and no play, the Future Talent community regularly run social events and activities for all to get involved with. 

Our mission is to provide Future Talent learners with meaningful experience that they can utilise and apply to their degree, when returning to University after their Industry Placement. We will look to offer returning positions to those who evidence strong performance.

Entry Requirements

  • On track to achieve/ already achieved a 2:2 or above
  • Eligible to achieve a Government Security Clearance

Desired Competencies

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Articulate, both verbally and in writing
  • Objective and logical with an enquiring and creative mind
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Resilience under pressure
  • Desire to learn
  • Competence in Microsoft Office packages/ IT literate

Travel

Please note, as a Consultant, you may be required to work on client sites, which are away from your base location - this can be for an extended period of time. In this instance, all travel and expenses costs will be covered. If you have concerns about this; please speak to your recruitment contact. 

Security Clearance

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
South East, London
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
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