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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Graduate Data Science Researcher

Start Date: January or June 2022

Location: Chelmsford

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

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Laboratories is seeking to recruit researchers to join our rapidly expanding Data Research group. We are looking for candidates who are adaptable, enthusiastic and highly motivated. You should be keen to develop skills in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and will need to be a proficient programmer, preferably in Python. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of Data science research topics for customers across the defence, security and commercial sectors. The Data Research group has a diverse range of teams working in: reinforcement learning, NLP, knowledge graphs and graph based neural nets, AI for RF and EW, sonar and acoustics and you will have the opportunity to work with these colleagues in multi-disciplinary teams.

Candidates will have the opportunity to mix technical challenges with customer-facing and project support tasks. In addition to a solid academic background and excellent written and verbal communication skills, we are interested in candidates with experience in disciplines such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Economics, Theoretical Physics and Biosciences with statistics.

This role will involve the following general responsibilities:

Conduct novel research in given topic areas, often in partnership with leading UK Universities.

Develop prototypes and proof of concept demonstrator..

Work effectively both on self-directed projects and in larger project teams.

Preparation of technical reports and technical proposals

Ideally you will have an MSc or an equivalent level of expertise, with some existing experience in the application of deep learning. An appetite for working in a secure environment is desirable but not essential. Experience in software development in Python is essential and some experience with machine and deep learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Pytorch, scikit-learn, etc.) is desirable.

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 runs social events and activities for all to get involved with.

We encourage you, as a Graduate Engineer, to immerse yourself within your project team, who will be on hand to support you, providing on the job training, advice and networking opportunities. You will be encouraged to build your internal and external networks in order to better expose yourself to the variety of opportunities within our business.

Entry Requirements

On track to achieve/ already achieved a 2:2 or above in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject

Eligible to achieve a Government Security Clearance: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

Desired Competencies

Excellent analytical and numerical skills

The aptitude for solving complex/technical problems

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

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

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: Government

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. 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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