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 Technology graduate, you’ll work on advanced, technology-led defence, and security solutions for our customers across the globe. You’ll get the opportunity to develop game-changing technologies, to help shape a more secure future for us all. From creating energy efficient products, to applying your creative thinking to projects from the edges of space to the deepest depths of the ocean.

Our 2024 technology opportunities

  • Business Analyst
  • IT Architecture
  • Network Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

What’s in it for you?

No matter where your tech skills lie, you'll find rewarding work creating innovative solutions to complex challenges. Wherever you choose to start your career – whether that’s as a systems or cyber security engineer, or even a data scientist – there’s a role here where your talent can shine.

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 will be included, feel supported during the programme and left empowered to take your career as you see best 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 are 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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