Graduate scheme

South East + 1

As a Naval Architect support engineer within the Warship Technical Authority you will be directly involved in delivering the designs for capability, human factors and safety upgrades as well as resolving defects and ensuring the platforms remain safe to operate.

Follow your passion with the following responsibilities:

This role provides the opportunity to work on a variety of technologically advanced warships, which the Royal Navy has ever operated. You will get to work alongside design teams, industrial partners and Navy personnel to get a real insight into how complex warships are maintained through life.
Platforms include:

  • QEC
  • Type 45
  • Type 23
  • Hunt

As part of this role, you will be required to go on-board to dynamically assess and problem solve issues as they arise and conduct material state assessment of equipment and systems as directed.

As a minimum requirement you’ll need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, a 2.2 in your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

What we have on offer for you!

Take your first steps in a career that motivates, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one. Our graduate scheme will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate situations that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Security/ Export Control

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Working with us

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

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Portsmouth, Barrow


South East, North West

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