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Systems engineering involves the interdisciplinary application of many different engineering principles that enables the realisations of successful systems. This is achieved through the engineer incorporating an approach that takes into account all of the factors that can affect the system through its entire life cycle. A typical day is highly varied and can range from defining customer needs, system design and test through to deployment of completed systems.


Key responsibilities include analysing software requirements, modelling software components, delivering high quality working code, implementing test cases and producing documentation. This role provides exposure to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, whilst working alongside many experienced and highly-skilled engineers. The role allows a certain amount of creativity to deliver innovative solutions to some of the challenges which the business faces.


Project Management

You will work across a number of different projects, process and teams. The graduate scheme runs for 24 months and consists of rotations across the business streams. These rotations ensure that you gain valuable experience and a full appreciation of how General Dynamics Mission Systems-UK operates. You will receive guidance through a mentor and manager throughout the 24 months.


Marketing Communications

The General Dynamics MIssion Systems-UK communications graduate scheme allows the successful candidates an exciting opportunity for to join our marketing communications team.  With rotations across all areas of the Marketing Communications team, you’ll get to work with our digital channels, including social media, as well as marketing collateral, and event logistics.

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