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Bold innovation needs bold thinkers, and that's who we are. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do. Ignite your passion for engineering and join us at BAE Systems. Discover career opportunities, meet part of our team, and view featured roles and locations below.

For those engineering the future today. View all engineering careers.

At BAE Systems, we help our customers stay a step ahead. View our engineering careers below and join a team dedicated to defending national security and keeping critical information secure.

For the engineering leaders of tomorrow. View early career roles. 

Our hands-on internships, co-ops, and leadership development programs will align your passion for making a difference with a career full of purpose. Apply now and realize your true potential today.

For those engineering the future from home. View remote positions.

As the workplace continues to evolve, so do we. View our remote and hybrid engineering opportunities below and find out how you can create the future from the comfort of your home office.

Meet Khalid, Senior Program Manager

Meet Khalid, a Countermeasure & Electromagnetic Attack Solutions (CEMA) senior program manager and one of our boldest thinkers. Earlier this year, he was named a Modern Day Technology Leader at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA). In this video presented at the conference, he explains where his passion for engineering came from, how mentorship landed him at BAE Systems, and what our mission means to him. 

Featured roles & locations

​​​​​​​As you tackle critical breakthrough technologies and intelligence solutions, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. Check out some of our featured opportunities and sites leading us into the future of engineering.
Sayed, an engineer at BAE Systems smiles for a photo in front of the American flag.

Software engineering

Are you a leader in developing, modernizing and maintaining complex software systems? We want you to join our dynamic software engineering team. Apply below and recode your future at BAE Systems.

Systems engineering

Meet Nick, one our talented systems engineers. He's a problem-solver who consistently pushes the boundaries of technology. Does that sound like you? Check out our systems engineering roles below and discover what is truly possible.
Nick, a systems engineer at BAE Systems, smiles for a headshot in front of a screen displaying an aircraft.

Sterling Heights, MI

A key supporter our Combat Mission Systems (CMS) business, an industry leader in the design, development, manufacture, systems integration, and life cycle support for ground and amphibious combat vehicles and products.

Jeetesh, AMPV Program Engineering Manager
​​​​​​​Sterling Heights, MI

“We have a great culture here and I’m surrounded by people who are excited to come to work every day and truly see each other succeed. Some of my favorite places here are our prototype shop, integration lab, vehicle track, and the new dyno lab.

​​​​​​​This allows for software integration, hardware integration, and prototype vehicle builds. To me, the environment in Sterling Heights is a dream come true for an engineer.”
Jeetesh, an AMPV program engineering manager, smiles for a headshot.

Reston, VA

A proud contractor of the U.S. Department of Defense enabling the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provide engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. You must meet the qualification of an active Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a ​​​​U.S. Security Clearance to be considered in Reston. ​​​​​
Peder, the VP and GM of BAE Systems' intelligence and solutions business smiles for a headshot.

Peder Jungck, VP & GM of BAE Systems’ Intelligence Solutions business
Reston, VA

"Those on the front lines protecting our nation need the latest AI-enhanced information technology and advanced analytics to enable data-driven decision-making. Our agile and accelerated go-to-market strategy enables our U.S. government customers to rapidly scale the employment of AI across a wide array of missions."

Cedar Rapids, IA

Home to our Navigation and Sensor Systems (NSS) business, a leader in advanced Global Positioning System (GPS) technology that provides trusted navigation and guidance for a range of missions.

Taylor (left) & Sam (right), Systems Engineers
Cedar Rapids, IA

“We both have friends and family members who serve or have served in our nation's military. Hearing their stories firsthand of how they have used military GPS equipment gives our contributions purpose. It is more than protecting the warfighter; it is protecting our families.

​​​​​​​Our engineering teams continue to design advanced technologies to meet the needs of an increasingly threatened environment, with hard work and dedication that ensures a quality GPS design and end product for our warfighters, now and continually into the future. In summary, teamwork makes the dream work.”  
Headshots of Cedar Rapids, IA systems engineers, Taylor (left) and Samantha (right).

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From the bottom of the ocean, to the depths of space – and everything in-between, our innovations defend national security and improve the future. Get the latest information by visiting our newsroom.

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Our employees aren’t just helping protect our country; they’re making their communities a better place. Learn more about our STEM community investment initiatives, partnerships, and sponsorships.

Lead your own research.

Through the Empower Innovation program, our employees are leading their own research and developing patents. Hear from two innovators who explain their experience firsthand. 
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