BAE Systems - Accelerate Academy - Software Engineering
15th August 2018
£20000 - £26000
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BAE Systems - Accelerate Academy: Software Engineering (Leeds/Gloucester/London)
Are you our next hero?
Our Accelerate Academy is new way of learning on the job and building a foundation of great skills before joining our business to help defend the nation. Designed to develop great talent with the confidence and technical skills to support a safer future. Our aim is to give you the tools, training and support you need to become a well rounded Software Engineer.
Whether you have a couple of years experience in IT, or simply have a passion for Computer Science and all things techie, the Accelerate AI Academy could be for you. The experience will provide you with the technical knowledge and interpersonal skills to work with confidence in a wide variety of challenging business environments.
The Accelerate AI Academy from BAE Systems is delivered in partnership with QA Consulting where candidates will learn and develop together and feel part of the business from day one. This role is suitable for those looking to further their career within IT, Software or Cyber Security. This is a great opportunity for those with experience looking to enhance their current skill or change careers completely.
Key Programme features
An integrated programme delivering learning that supports a strong sense of progression, continuity and collaboration whilst building IT excellence.
A strong foundation in practical interpersonal and business skills
Business engagement skills with Business Analysis and Requirements Engineering
Working in teams utilising Agile methodologies
World class technical training in Software Development - Java, Application Support and Software Testing and DevOps
Subject Matter Experts (SME's) imparting experience and knowledge to ensure you have the skills to succeed in one of the above roles most suited to you
Practical experience of hands-on learning to solve real life business challenges
Some of our roles will require you to work more sensitive projects in support of the UK Government, meaning you may be required to go through the UK Security clearance process up to DV level. Should you be successful in your application, you will be asked if you are eligible to apply for UK DV clearance. More information will be provided on the Assessment day.
What really makes our programme stand out in the connected world is the chance to help us solve complex problems on a daily basis that help change and protect the world we live in both for today and for the future. Our Accelerate Academy experience allows people that are inspired to develop and thrive in professional excellence a place to do so at a pace that suits them while working on real projects for real clients that change lives.
What’s in it for you?
Industry leading intensive training by QA Consulting for 4 months, supporting your development to becoming a technical SME. The training will be held in QA Consulting’s Manchester Academy.
Candidates will be Security Cleared in order to support relevant contracts or projects with the option to advance to enhance clearance and receive an additional pay allowance
On completion of the training you will have achieved SFIA level 3 competency in Software Development, Testing Analysis and Application Support
£20k salary during training
Market leading £26k starting salary upon Academy graduation plus loads of additional benefits
Support and mentorship from BAE Systems professionals
A demanding and rewarding career helping us protect and enhance the connected world.
If successful you will be contacted by our dedicated recruitment team and invited to assessment days throughout September. The start date for this role will be late October 2018.
Please send your CV for immediate consideration.
Are you ready for the challenge?
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, 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.
Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we’ll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you’ll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today’s global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.