Raytheon UK

Systems Engineering Weapons Graduate Leadership Development Programme

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom, Harlow
07 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Job Type
Systems Engineering (Weapons) Graduate Leadership Development Programme

Location: 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.

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.

Graduate Leadership Development Programme Training:
During the first 2 years, in addition to your main role, you'll be assigned various modules to support your career development. These range from business skills to team building activities.

Candidate Requirements


  • 2:1 or above undergraduate degree (Engineering degree discipline)
  • Pre university qualifications equivalent to 120 UCAS points new system or 300 UCAS points old system
  • Ability to relocate to different UK sites and relocate during the role if required


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

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I TM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon

is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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:

  • £26,500 salary
  • £2,000 joining bonus
  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • 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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