At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 89,600 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

BAE Systems people come from all walks of life and professional backgrounds. If you have a passion for technology that changes lives or managing complex projects, we want to hear from you. We welcome people with specialist defence knowledge and from those looking for a career change, training or a completely new challenge. We have a wide range of opportunities for you to make the most of your unique talents, whatever your stage of career.
 

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Engineering Roles

At BAE Systems, all of our engineering roles offer you the opportunity to work and collaborate on our range of exciting projects, from concept to completion - providing you the chance to take real ownership of the projects you work on.
 
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Information Technology

IT Roles

Joining BAE Systems as a technical IT professional will provide you with a chance to get involved in the implementation, upgrade and maintenance of projects for many different systems. We have a number of exciting projects which require specialist IT knowledge and advice.
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Project Management

Project Management

Roles

 
With such a large scope of products and programmes within BAE Systems, our Project Managers use their knowledge and organisational skills to carefully plan and complete projects to time, cost and quality requirements.
 
 
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Manufacturing & Operations

Manufacturing & Operations Roles

BAE Systems’ powerful blend of advanced technologies and lean manufacturing puts us at the forefront of the industry and the digital revolution. You will be involved with projects and programmes that play a central role in safeguarding national security.
 
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Finance & Accounting

Finance & Accounting Roles

As one of the world’s largest engineering companies, we need you at BAE Systems to oversee and support the profitable management, growth and overall delivery of vast, complex projects – offering you the chance to encounter and overcome fascinating challenges every day.
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Procurement & Supply Chain

Procurement & Supply Chain Roles

As a Procurement or Supply Chain specialist at BAE Systems, you could be involved in developing or delivering strategies and plans internally. Externally, you will be engaging with and managing suppliers, projects and other stakeholders to deliver project/business objectives.
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Rewards & Benefits

At BAE Systems you’ll be working with cutting-edge technology alongside colleagues at the top of their fields, for a company that's proud to offer first-class training and is committed to making a difference in its communities and in the wider world.

 

We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including:

 
  • Generous remuneration and annual leave
  • Share incentive plan
  • 52 weeks’ maternity leave regardless of length of service
  • Work life integration plan covering paternity, adoption, parental and dependents leave
  • Discount arrangements on a wide range of goods and services
  • Car scheme
  • Excellent career mobility with national and international opportunities
  • Perhaps most importantly, we know that you’re at your best when you’re living a full and balanced life. So we aim to give you plenty of time to pursue your passions and enjoy your family and friends outside work.
 

VetNet

 

VetNet is our employee-led network for veterans, reservists, and their supporters. It's a community to share and learn from each other and access support and mentoring.
 
With a growing membership of close to 500 employees, VetNet offers a wide variety of support and activities for our ex-military colleagues and reservists. The network actively engages in Armed Forces Week, Armistice Week, and the Invictus Games. There’s regular webinars on wellbeing, mental health, resilience, and high performance. Across the world, we’re connecting veteran networks to learn from each other, guide and grow.
 
Coming soon! Want to talk to an employee whose from the military about their experience? No problem! We’re building a VetNet portal where anyone from a military background interested in joining BAE Systems has the opportunity to ask questions directly to a veteran that’s currently working for us.

Our Approach

 

We are an inclusive employer and strive to recruit, retain and inspire the best people from the widest pool.

 
We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss any adjustments or arrangements, as required, to support your application. 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