BAE Systems Overview

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1999
  • Non-profit Organisation
  • Aerospace & Defence
  • $10+ billion (USD)

We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and ...
Mission: Our culture focuses not on what we do, but on how we do it. If we focus on the how, the future that we wish to attain will follow. We have a culture of Total Performance; a commitment to the highest standards in every aspect of the way we do business. This is guided through ...

Company Updates

October 27, 2021
Get ready - 5 days to go! Applications to our 2022 apprenticeship opportunities open this coming Monday, 1 November! Whatever your skills and ambitions and wherever in the UK you live, if you bring your commitment and energy, you’ll be able to make a difference here doing work that really matters. We offer five different degree level apprenticeships - so no matter where your career interests lie, we have an apprenticeship to suit you. Visit our careers pages to find out more, and be one of the first to apply on 1 November. (2022 apprenticeship applications close on 28 February 2022)
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October 18, 2021
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Today is World Menopause Day. Menopause affects us all in some way - whether you experience it directly, or through your relationship with a family member, friend or colleague. That’s why our Company is committed to creating a menopause friendly workplace, helping everyone be the very best they can be.
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BAE Systems Reviews

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Appetite for success, technical brainpower and systematic problem solving/innovation


Customer driven culture can be burdensome, the drive for change is real and taking effect
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Diversity & Inclusion at BAE Systems

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

A welcoming workplace

Our people are our most important asset and we’re committed to inspiring a culture where people can be themselves, reach their full potential and see themselves reflected at all levels of the Company. 



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BAE Systems Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online88%
In Person3%

  1. Summer Intern (Electrical Engineering) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. The process took 7 months. I interviewed at BAE Systems (United Kingdom)


    Online application (no CV or cover letter). Followed by multiple online assessments very soon after, and then a recorded video interview a few weeks later. The questions were mostly standard interview questions.

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BAE Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Women in TechnologyWomen in Technology2020
  • Women in MaritimeMaritime UK2020
  • Women in AviationUK Government2020
  • Women in DefenceWomen in Defence2020
  • National Apprenticeship Awards - Macro Employer of the YearUK Government2020

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Does BAE Systems offer relocation assistance?

...Good benefits, good people, solid rewards package...

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