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Graduate and Undergraduate Opportunities

Support Engineering

What We Do - Electronics image of circuit board assembly
Support Engineering is a fast growing area and covers applying systems engineering principles to the development of concepts and designs in readiness for Customer Service operations.
Support service design involves:-
 
  • Engagement with customers and their needs
  • Modelling service solution performance and integrity
  • Understanding the value and performance of data to deliver world class services
  • Influencing a diverse technical, aircraft maintenance, supply chain and training service community
A graduate in this area would be expected to be involved in a number of areas in order to develop a broad understanding of fast jet and unmanned systems and the activities undertaken in the design and development of innovative support solutions.
 
Tasks involved could include:-
 
  • Engaging with customer representatives to translate concepts of operation in to service requirements
  • Modelling and specifying the performance and costs of service and product range options
  • Creating concepts, specification and test or analysis evidence for service components
  • Integration of change projects driven by air platform, MAI or Corporate strategy in our service design
  • Through life  - understanding existing service designs and their performance to enable continuous improvement
You could also be involved with estimating project costs and timescales, attending meetings, business winning activities, supporting design reviews, writing technical reports and providing presentations to managers and customers.
 

Welcome to Engineering in the real world.

 
 

Roles Available

 
Our graduate and undergraduate roles open for applications from 1st September each year. These include the Graduate Development Framework (GDF), Applied Intelligence Early Careers, Industrial Placements and Summer Internships.
 
We ask you that you select and apply to one of our business units and if successful, you will be employed by that area of the business throughout the duration of your scheme.
 
This role is currently closed - please continue to visit the website for further updates.
 
 

Entry Requirements

 

To apply, you’ll need to have a minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject for our graduate scheme or on course for achieving a 2:1 for our undergraduate schemes.

Specific business unit requirements include:-

  •  Military Air & Information: STEM subject, Systems Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree disciplines preferred.​
In terms of personal qualities, we look for people who are highly motivated and analytical. You’ll be able to see how the smallest detail affects the whole system and must be focused on quality, safety and reliability as these are the factors which give our products an advantage. Good communication skills are also essential, as you’ll be frequently working in multidisciplinary environments. 
 
In addition, you need to be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.
 
 

Learning and development

 

We recognise that development is key to you fulfilling your professional potential and us delivering our business commitments. That’s why we’ve created schemes where you take ownership of your career aspirations and we give you support, training and practical experience to help you succeed.

First things first: your career with us starts with an induction to welcome you to your chosen UK business. Here, you’ll meet fellow graduates/ undergraduates and find out more about what your future holds. Then, shortly after joining, you’ll be assigned a mentor who can act as a source of advice and insight when you need it.

Whichever scheme you join, we’ll encourage and support you to reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about us, receive world-class training and support and perhaps most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in our projects – gaining the insights that can only come from real world experience.

 

Starting Salary

 
  •  Graduate: £28,000 per annum
  •  Industrial Placement: £18,000 per annum
  •  Summer Internship: £16,800 (pro-rata) per annum
 
We are an inclusive employer and recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is imperative to deliver our strategy. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.