2022 Software Engineering 12 Month Placement (Undergraduate Programme)

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

2022 Software Engineering 12 month Placement (Undergraduate Programme)

Start date: June 2022

Base location: Gloucester or London

Here at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we are committed to helping governments, organisations and society navigate digital threats and opportunities. Whether it’s leveraging data to digitally transform operations or securing organisations and nations from cyber threats, we combine our unrivalled security and engineering heritage to help our clients navigate the data-reliant digital landscape.

As the cyber and intelligence arm of BAE Systems, we employ over 3,500 people across 15 countries in North America, APAC, Europe and the Middle East. With our distinguished heritage, we relish the opportunity to transform digital and data practices, defence, intelligence, security and society for government agencies, law enforcement, financial services, and critical infrastructure.

Role Profile

As an Engineering Industrial Placement student, you will work as a part of a project team, alongside skilled and experienced individuals who are motivated to train and coach you on the day-to-day skills required to work closely with our customers, both internal and external. You will learn the tools, techniques and approaches used by engineering professionals and apply them in a controlled environment to ensure projects are delivered on time, to quality and to budget. Industrial Placement student will support their team to ensure that engineering practices are followed on all aspects of project definition and delivery.

This role will also include developing an understanding of the core values, organisational structure and working practices of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence.

As an Industrial Placement student, we expect you to be ready to tackle (and enjoy!) programming tasks from the outset, but we will take the time to mentor you through smaller packages of work and enhancements to our product range. You will work primarily in Java or C++ however we always look for the best framework for the job; some of our developments use c# .net and html5 technologies.

Day to day tasks could include:

  • Assisting in the design, test and implementation of software which forms part of a properly engineered system
  • Overcoming development obstacles to deliver quality code on time
  • Helping to specify user/system interfaces
  • Assisting in producing detailed designs and documents using required standards, methods and tools
  • Understanding and translating business design into a logical design, for a simple software application
  • Producing physical designs that describe the required structure and behaviour of a simple software application characterised by low-risk non-functional requirements

Desired Technical Ability

Aptitude in one or more of the following:

  • Java – Java JEE, JSP, JSF, EJB, Spring, JDBC
  • Microsoft – C#, C++, .NET, SharePoint, ODBC
  • Web – HTML, XML, SOAP
  • O/S – Linux, Windows
  • Mobile – iOS, Android

Entry Requirements

  • You will need to be currently studying towards a 2:2 or above, in a STEM subject
  • Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK can 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 Security Clearance, prior to starting with us: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/united-kingdom-security-vetting

We expect great things of our Placement Students. In return, you can expect a £19,500 annual salary, 25 days of annual leave and product & service discounts.

What’s next?

Applications for this position will close on January 10th. Following this, those progressed will be invited to undertake a virtual assessment involving gamified challenges and video questions. The Recruitment Team will reach out to you following the assessment deadline, to update you on the final outcome of your application.

Please reach out to your recruitment contact, if you need to discuss any requirements for reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process.

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

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.

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.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

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