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.

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

What you’ll be doing

As a graduate Communications Engineer, you will be part of a growing multi-disciplinary team, developing solutions to complex technical questions and in-service upgrades, for both existing and future Submarine platforms, within the Engineering function. You will be working across the breadth of the engineering design lifecycle, to support the current projects and future bidding activity of the department. You will assist, in providing professional engineering services to meet the future operational needs of naval platforms, the Submarine business and customer programmes.

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.

Start date: January or April 2025