Who we are and who we want to be

At BAE Systems everything we do is steered by three core values: Trusted, Innovative, and Bold.


We all have a part to play in fulfilling our purpose and our values guide us towards that.


They reflect who we are and who we aspire to be. They bind and connect our diverse minds. They guide our decisions and influence our culture.


Together each one of us is committed to living these values, every day.

Our values


  • Being committed – giving our best every day

  • Doing what we say we will

  • Doing the right thing


  • Being curious – seeking out new ways to make things better

  • Learning constantly – from successes and failures

  • Turning ideas into actions


  • Being courageous – speaking up, stepping forward

  • Seizing opportunities

  • Realising big ambitions

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, it inspires us to do our very best.

We never shy away from conversations about our role in the world. Those who connect with our purpose feel pride in being part of something bigger and are motivated by our positive impact on our customers and communities.

This collective purpose unifies our diverse business and puts collaboration and teamwork at its heart. We’re a team that comes together, united by a shared sense of belonging, and motivated by our ability to make a difference.


Our behaviours


balances imagination and information to develop solutions


drives high standard of performance through cooperation and teamwork 

Develop people

creates an inclusive workplace in which all individuals thrive and give their best 


inspires others to be their best

Strategic vision

anticipates and plans for future business landscape


takes appropriate risks and leads with humility


demonstrates commitment to the BAE Systems values


responds to change with positive action

Find a role that inspires you

Whether you’re an experienced professional or just stepping out into the world of work, we’ve a wide range of career opportunities available. Whether it's engineering or technology, project management or manufacturing, you'll be helping our customers protect what really matters.  


Hear from our inspiring people

Want to get the inside track on life at BAE Systems? Our diverse team have shared some of their unique expieriences and insights.

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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.