Graduate scheme

£30,000 - £35,000

What you’ll get?

A starting salary of £34,000, plus a £2,000 welcome payment, and an optional 20% salary advance. Plus a flexible package of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

What you’ll do

As a BAE Systems engineer, you’ll get to apply your skills to world-leading projects. You’ll play your part in creating bold, pioneering products and services that are shaping a safer tomorrow with a career at BAE Systems. We want to give you as much opportunity as possible to grow your career and help you find the best fit.

2024 graduate engineering opportunities

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician
  • Airframe Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electronic Engineer
  • Engineering & Physics
  • Engineering
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Human Factors
  • Integration Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Modelling and Simulation Engineer
  • Naval Architect
  • Network Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Platform Integration Engineer
  • Product Safety Engineer
  • Product Security Engineer
  • Safety and Environmental Engineer
  • Security Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Support Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

What’s in it for you?

Driven by a passion for developing world-class defence products; with ground-breaking technology, a collaborative culture and endless opportunities – you'll be part of a team building the future, today. Work-life balance is very important; you’ll get 25 days holiday, a flexible benefits package, a competitive pension scheme, cycle to work scheme and dedicated training to help you develop your career. You’ll be part of an inclusive, supportive team throughout your programme, and empowered to take your career in the direction that suits you.

Entry requirements?

You’ll need a minimum 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in a subject related to your chosen area.

Please note: some roles at BAE Systems are subject to security and export control restrictions and your nationality or place of birth may limit the roles you can undertake.

What is the application process?

The stages of our application process include: a short online application. If you’re successful, you'll then complete an online assessment with interactive activities, and an on-demand video interview. The next stage is competency-based interview, either virtual or face-to-face.

Why a BAE Systems programme?

We offer a non-rotational programme that gives you the choice of where you want to specialise - you’ll to deep-dive into your chosen field and develop your expertise, from day one. You’ll also have the opportunity to pace your own development over 18-30 months, to suit your lifestyle.

Start Date: April, July or September 2024

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