2022 Summer Intern Electronic Systems Systems Engineer

BAE Systems · Competitive · Rochester

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On a Summer Internship, over 12 weeks, an individual would be expected to be involved in a number of areas in order to develop a broad understanding of the Products and Services we are involved with.

Work in a holistic, multi-disciplinary role, focusing on the bigger picture and bridging the gaps between disciplines. Throughout the different stages of a product lifecycle, youll take the lead in systems integration and testing, qualification and acceptance. 

As well as the technical aspects of projects, youll also learn to consider important factors such as schedules, costs, training and environmental concerns.

Follow your passion with the following responsibilities:

Under technical supervision, provide Systems Engineering services to Product & Training Services projects, bids and improvement initiatives as directed by the Systems Engineering Discipline Lead. 

This may include:

• Supporting the development of strategies to ensure that systems are designed and integrated so that they fully satisfy the customer and business needs/requirements
• Capturing and analysing requirements in order to understand the customer/business needs and the context in which the system will be used
• Supporting the design and optimisation of system architectures and solutions using system modelling techniques
• Facilitating successful integration of systems and sub-systems
• Identifying and managing interfaces and dependencies 
• Identifying and mitigating failure modes
• Determining the emergent properties of a system to support trade-offs, optimisation, risk reduction and testing
• Defining the verification and validation approach in order to achieve certification and acceptance of the system
• Supporting the identification of safety hazards and the assessment and mitigation of safety risk
• Providing systems engineering support to project and functional teams
• Conduct all activities in a professional manner delivering systems engineering tasks to agreed time, cost and quality to meet project milestones
• Drafting technical reports or other documents relevant to, or required by, a particular task in order to ensure that information can be successfully communicated with recipients
• Maintain accurate records of all work in accordance with relevant extant procedures 
• Liaise with MOD establishments, test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required 
• Liaise with Supply Chain, Operations, Test & Commissioning, ILS and other internal functions as required.
• Continually develop your systems capabilities to ensure knowledge and skills keep pace with best practice
• Articulate and present arguments clearly, logically and simply

What you will require:

As a minimum requirement youll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 in your Bachelor’s degree.

Qualification requirements: Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Optics, Software Engineering, Electronic and Electrical, Systems Engineering Management, Systems Architecture, Embedded Systems Engineering, Aircraft Systems Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, Computer S Control Systems Engineering, Mechanical Systems, Avionics, Aeronautics, Mathematics, Computer Programming.

What we have on offer for you! 

Take your first steps in a career that motivates, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one.  

Our placements will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate situations that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. 

We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Working with us:

At BAE we want to be the pioneering employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists. 

Upon successful completion of your placement year, you could receive a conditional offer to join BAE Systems as a Graduate and further your career (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles) without the need to reapply.

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