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Radar Systems Engineer Summer Internship

BAE Systems
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Would you like to join a team of engineers working on some of the world's most advanced radar systems, for one of the UK's largest defence companies?

As a Systems Engineer on a summer placement you will be using your problem solving skills to design, analyse and investigate complex radar systems. You will learn and grow your skillset within a mixed team of developing and already experienced engineers. You will also have the chance to work alongside other specialists such as software, mechanical and radio-frequency engineers.

You will join a team that is responsible for delivering quality products and services to our customers, as they depend on the capability of our radars and our ability to support them through their lifecycle. As a team, we are proud that our End User commitment is second to none.

Within a 3 month placement it may not be possible to cover the complete scope of what is outlined below.

Follow you passion with the following responsibilities:

As a systems engineer, you will be involved in the design and support of radar systems throughout the engineering development lifecycle; from requirements definition and management through to system design and in service support. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Analysing data to assess system performance and investigate the effect of design changes and experimental builds
  • Creating, modifying and using computational models to simulate radar behaviour to inform design decisions
  • Designing outcomes to improve existing and future systems using knowledge gained from analysis, modelling and testing
  • Discussing and sharing ideas with other members of the team to better understand a problem and help develop a response
In addition, your work may include practical activities working with radar hardware but in the course of a 3 month placement this cannot be guaranteed.

As a minimum requirement you'll need to have obtained, or 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, pioneering 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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