BAE Systems and space

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence we develop world-class radio and data systems. We are launching a major new space programme, marrying our existing capabilities with new space technology.

We need skilled, enthusiastic and motivated people at all experience levels from graduate to CTO to deliver these exciting new capabilities. There are opportunities in all relevant engineering and non-engineering disciplines, both for those with space industry experience and those without.

Many roles come with opportunities for remote / hybrid working, working in our offices in Guildford and Great Baddow only when required.

We will provide you with personal development, CPD including support towards professional recognition, industry-leading benefits, and the opportunity to apply cutting-edge technology to interesting problems with the support of our highly-skilled engineering community.

Come and join us for this exciting opportunity to shape and deliver world-class space technologies.

Improving intelligence from Space
Sophia, Project Manager in our Space business explains her career journey into the business.
What it’s like to work here?
Our people are often cited as the best part of working here. We support each other, learn from each other and look after one another. Our culture is informal and flexible where it’s okay to talk to the boss, to say “I don’t know” and to have a life outside of work. We are problem solvers and we feel passionately about our customers and their mission.
It’s an exciting time to be working in defence and you can help us help MOD achieve digital superiority. As you’d expect from one of the UK’s leading employers we also offer a competitive base salary as well as healthy employee package including Private medical Insurance, 25 days annual leave, and a flexible benefits scheme giving you access to Private Dental insurance, Life Insurance, Travel Insurance plus many more.
We are currently hiring those with experience in any of the following:
  • Exec-level leadership
  • Security Architecture
  • Systems Engineering and Integration
  • Technical Leadership
  • Electronics Engineering
  • FPGA development
  • Software development
  • Software Defined Radio and DSP
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Computer Vision
  • PMO
Anyone interested in joining the BAE Systems Space team should send their CV and a covering letter to or click below and search "space" to view all the positions.
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Please note it is essential that you hold or are eligible to hold UK Security Clearance

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