Welcome to making the future more secure for everyone


Find a new purpose at BAE Systems. Serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us.


At the core of BAE Systems is an overarching purpose – we play our part in protecting what matters; making the future more secure for everyone by creating bold, pioneering security products and services that can change the world we live in.


That’s what binds our diverse minds and talent together.

To continue to do this, we must always look to the future; finding new ways and new ideas to advance. Championing better ways of doing things, striving for excellence in everything we do, being more efficient and sustainable. 

Putting our people front and centre is key, enabling them to achieve their best in an inclusive environment where everyone can make a difference. 

We embrace the opportunity that working at BAE Systems brings, providing a platform for everyone to have a varied and fulfilling career that is yours for the taking.

Join us in the next phase of our story as we look to the future and work together - for a brighter, better and more secure tomorrow. 


Experienced professionals

Whether it's engineering or project management, technology, or manufacturing, you'll be helping our customers protect what really matters. Find your place to make a difference.

Early Careers

Launch your career in a business that's ever evolving. With graduate programmes, apprenticeships, and placements available, let your talent shine.

What we're proud of


By 2030 we have set our ambition for women to make up at least 50% of our Executive Committee and 30% of our workforce


Our target is to achieve net zero emissions by 2030


We actively support both our national and local communities, collectively volunteering around 1,400 working days every year

Hear from our inspiring people

Want to know more about what life is like at BAE Systems? Get the facts first hand from some our inspiring team.


Our UK locations

With over 50 sites across the UK, join us and you can take your career wherever you want to. Every site is unique, just like every member of our 35,000+ strong UK team.

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Empowering everyone to thrive

Veterans and armed forces

We recognise veterans have unique skills and experience. If you’re considering the next step to take after a career in the military, at BAE Systems we’ve got some exceptional, fulfilling opportunities that let you continue to protect those that continue to serve. You'll enjoy a great salary, stability through a work/life balance, and plenty of opportunities to progress.

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Women and girls in STEM

Just 15% of engineering graduates are female. We want to change this. We're passionate about helping women and girls embrace STEM and discover careers in engineering and technology.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion

We want everyone here to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do. We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it's integral to our culture. Everyone is heard and respected here. 
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Learning and development

If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step. 
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Reward and benefits

Great work deserves benefits that go beyond your salary. Whether it's health, wellbeing, or financial security for you and your family – our flexible benefits help you focus on what's important to you.
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Making an impact

Together we embrace every opportunity to have a positive impact. On the world around us, our communities, and each other. 

Our mission

Our mission is to provide a vital advantage to help our customers protect what really matters. It brings us together and gives us purpose.
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Our values

We share a set of values that define who we are and who we all want to be. They help us make the right decisions and take the right actions. 
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Nationality limitations

BAE Systems is an inclusive employer, and we actively encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. A diverse team brings different perspectives and ideas, and fuels innovation. However, due to the nature of our business, many of our roles require both security and export control restrictions. Therefore, your current or any previous nationality and /or your place of birth may limit the roles that you can carry out for us.  Any such restrictions will be highlighted in the recruitment process.

Careers scam alert

We never ask candidates for money during any part of the application, recruitment, or on-boarding process. If you receive any written or electronic correspondence that claims to be from BAE Systems and which requests personal details, banking details, or a fee, please refer it to the police. If in doubt please contact us at: baesystemshr@baesystemshr.com