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Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology - Systems Engineering Graduate Scheme (2019)

  • Job reference: GR-068
  • Sector: Defence, Information Communications, Security
  • Location: Aldershot or Bristol
  • Current salary If you do not wish to provide your salary please Input zero: Competitive
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Why not...

Joining SNC- Lavalin Atkins on our Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T) Division will mean you that you are able to work with teams across mission critical industries, to contribute to the security and resilience of the nation, or to exploit advanced technology to help clients to not only meet, but embrace these exciting times. They work with leading names to transform the future of aerospace engineering and create lighter, quieter and more fuel-efficient aircraft. The security team is trusted by organisations to help them understand the threats they are facing and develop the strategies to counter them.

At SNC- Lavalin Atkins we offer a world of opportunities from the projects you’ll work on to the directions you can take your career. Whilst our continuous mentoring, on the job learning and training will help you achieve professional registration and develop industry skills that are highly sought after.

Join our ADS&T team and you’ll work with the finest minds on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time. Specifically, as a member of the Systems Engineering practice you will have the opportunity to contribute to projects in the following domain areas;

• UK Defence Equipment and Infrastructure Programmes
• Cyber Security
• Digital Transformation Programmes
• Aerospace

Our principle clients include UK Government Departments & Agencies and Airbus, BAE SYSTEMS, Cobham, Babcock and other major companies.

What you’ll be doing

As a Systems Engineer you will learn to become a future business leader as part of one of our teams based in either Aldershot or Bristol.  You will be;

• Working closely with our clients to ensure they fully and correctly capture and articulate their business needs
• Capturing and analysing requirements and assess how they can be validated and tested
• Developing Systems Engineering Architectures in Model based Systems Engineering software tools
• Helping our clients to execute successful projects in which the outcome will be exactly that desired

Where you’ll be based

You will be able to select either Aldershot or Bristol as your home office and you will be required to be UK mobile based on project requirements.

Who we’re looking for

Graduates with or a predicted 2:1 or above (Masters or Bachelors) in any of the following disciplines:

• Control & Systems Engineering
• Systems Engineering
• Chemical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Electronic Engineering
• Software Engineering
• Aerospace Engineering
• Aeronautical Engineering

As well as the key disciplines above, candidates must also:

• Be confident working on your own initiative and as part of multidisciplinary teams
• Have good communication skills and an individual who can collaborate with a variety of colleagues and become a trusted customer adviser
• Be someone who can analyse problems, create innovative solutions and make sound decisions and recommendations
• Be a lateral thinker who isn’t afraid to push the boundaries
• Have vision, ambition and the drive to keep on learning

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Rewards and Benefits

If you join us you will be working on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time, and helping to shape the future. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced engineers in the industry. Our 3-year flexible graduate scheme promises to give you the support you need to develop your technical, commercial and consultancy skills. Some of our benefits, to name a few, include:

  • A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join – paid within the first month
  • Continuous support and mentoring to achieve chartered status with your chosen institution, funded by Atkins.  With a chartership bonus of £2,500 once complete
  • A robust career development plan, including a library of core learning modules and on the job technical training
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy up to 15 additional days per year
  • 2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you
  • Assigned graduate buddy upon joining and a strong graduate network across all locations
  • Various annual events, such as our 2-day graduate induction, ski trips, away weekends and team building activities.

For a full list of our benefits, please refer to our website.

How to apply

Our deadline for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019.. Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.  For further details on our recruitment process please refer to our website.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (or in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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