Raytheon Systems

Systems Engineering (Weapons) Graduate Leadership Development Programme

United Kingdom, Harlow
12 Sep 2019
12 Sep 2019
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Systems Engineering (Weapons) Graduate Leadership Development Programme.

Location(s): Harlow, Essex

Application: Submit a CV and cover letter (explaining why you have applied for the role, and to Raytheon UK) directly to our careers website. Attach the most recent university module transcript to your application.

Summary of Role:
The Graduate Weapons Systems Engineer will support activities in relation to the production, certification and integration of Weapons Systems for UK & Export Customers.

The Engineering Team also undertakes various development studies and investigation activities involving weapon performance and platform interfacing.

The Graduate Weapons Systems Engineer will work closely with the Chief Engineer and engineering teams to execute engineering tasks in addition to leading their own activities.

Graduate Leadership Development Programme:
We are looking to take on Graduates who will develop into the company's leaders of the future. On joining Raytheon, you will undertake a structured two-year leadership development programme which will incorporate classroom based and experiential learning alongside your day-to-day work. You will be given a real job from day one and will be expected to start adding value immediately.

Main Duties:
The Graduate Weapons Systems Engineer will support the Chief Engineer and Engineering team in a variety of activities across the Weapons Business area. This will be in support of production, development & integration activities and also new business initiatives. In addition to support to existing teams, the Graduate Engineer will be expected to lead their own activities and initiatives.

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2:1 or above Engineering or relevant undergraduate degree
  • A-levels (or equivalent) with a minimum of 120 UCAS points
  • Be a logical thinker with excellent problem solving ability
  • Be able to work as part of a team and also lead own initiatives
  • Have excellent communication skills; written and verbal
  • Be methodical, hardworking, and enthusiastic
  • Be able to work offsite from time-to-time both within the UK and abroad

  • Aerospace or Aeronautical Engineering related degree
  • Member of a relevant Engineering institution such as the IET, RAeS or IMechE

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon

is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter


Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

• 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
• £ 27,500 salary
• £ 2,000 joining bonus
• Twice yearly salary review for the first 2 years
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Flexible Benefits
• Enhanced sick pay scheme

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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