2021 Graduate UX Consultant

BAE Systems · Competitive · Gloucester

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence helps nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.

We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data. These, combined with our Cyber Special forces - some of the most skilled people in the world, enable us to defend against cyber-attacks, fraud and financial crime, enable intelligence-led policing and solve complex data problems.

We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bring together great minds that face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encouraged to make a difference.


Role Profile

With a strong understanding of best practices and methodologies, UX Consultants are the primary end-user advocates who produce online experiences that engage even the most discerning audiences. They are research and data enthusiasts who consume large amounts of information and distil it into simple yet engaging and useful digital products and services to serve a wide variety of online experiences. 
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence is a fast paced and agile business. The more you put into your role the more you will get out, building lasting professional relationships. You will be part of our Future Talent Community and be provided with a Career Mentor, who will support and guide you throughout your career with us. It is not all work and no play, the Future Talent community regularly run social events and activities for all to get involved with.  


As a Graduate UX Consultant, responsibilities might include:

  • Conduct user research and requirements gathering, task and concept modelling, information architecture and UX design, and concept/usability testing. 
  • Design interactions using an iterative process, based on evidence from deep customer insight, and gathered through interviews, studies, analytics, usability testing and more. 
  • Create user experience specifications, personas, user journeys, wireframes, design patterns, interactive prototypes and information architecture assets such as site maps, screen flows and navigation models that demonstrate empathy with users. 
  • Work collaboratively with strategy, business analyst, visual design and technical development teams
  • Be a subject matter expert for a user-centred design methodology, contributing to cross-functional teams including software architects, account managers and other designers.
  • Communicate design rationale, project progress and proactively contribute to ongoing improvements and enhancements of our methodologies. 


What are we looking for?

  • Knowledge of accessibility compliance, SEO, social, personalisation, responsive design, assisted digital, search, ecommerce and online customer service 
  • Good understanding and use of software such as Google Analytics, Adobe Test & Target
  • Proficiency in relevant software packages Sketch, Framer, Just in Mind, Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Excellent communication and team skills 
  • Good general understanding of web technologies 


Entry Requirements:

  • On track to achieve/already achieved a 2:2 or above
  • Eligible for Government SC Clearance


Security Clearance
Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us.

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