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Graduate and Undergraduate Opportunities

Research Engineer

Combat Vehicles
You will work alongside other technologists to undertake research & development on new areas of Land systems products & services.

As part of the Land (UK) Technology Team, you will be responsible for conducting research and development on an area of technology aligned to the business' products and services, demonstrating your research to the team and highlighting the benefits of the technology to the business. The Land (UK) technology portfolio is diverse, ranging from chemicals and materials to autonomous vehicles, software and systems.

The particular technologies you will be working on will therefore vary according to the needs of the business and your particular skills and experience.

We are seeking talented people who want to make a contribution to the company whilst developing valuable experience. Some skills which are desirable however are software engineering, systems engineering, mechatronics, human factors and vehicle engineering.

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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 CareersIndustrial 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 now 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:-

  •  Land (UK): Systems Engineering degree discipline preferred.

In terms of personal qualities, you’ll also need to have excellent analytical, organisational and communication skills. Combining your technical and commercial knowledge, you'll know how to collaborate effectively with a range of internal and external customers. 

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
Closing dates: Industrial Placements / Summer Internships will close on 31st October 2017; the Graduate Development Framework will close on 30th November 2017 and Applied Intelligence Early Careers operate a first-come, first-served policy – early application advised across all vacancies. Only in exceptional circumstances will roles be available beyond these dates.
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.