BAE Systems Overview

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1999
  • Company - Public
  • Aerospace & Defence
  • $10+ billion (USD)

We protect what matters. We’re a skilled, collaborative, and increasingly diverse community of over 90,000 people in over 40 countries, creating some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace, marine, land, and security solutions. At our core is an ...
Mission: To provide a vital advantage to help our customers to protect what really matters.

Company Updates

5 September 2022
Visit our brand new UK careers website where you’ll discover more about a career with us, and what it really means to be a part of the BAE Systems team. Join us in the next phase of our story as we look to the future and work together - for a brighter, better and more secure tomorrow.
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4 July 2022
We're thrilled to be ranked 9th in the Department for Education's Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers🎉 From our tutors, skills coaches and line managers, our dedicated teams are committed to ensuring our next generation of talent have the very best experience on our apprenticeships. If you'd like to find out more about why BAE Systems is a great place to start your career, visit
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BAE Systems Reviews

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Charles Woodburn
Charles Woodburn
372 Ratings
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Current Employee, more than 10 years

"Good employer"

22 Dec 2021 - Senior Project Manager in Preston, England
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Well remunerated
Good benefits


Large organisation with associated bureaucracy.
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Diversity & Inclusion at BAE Systems

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BAE Systems Interviews

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Applied online88%
In Person3%

  1. Technical Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    Basic behavior and technical questions. Initial phone screen and then a panel video interview. Questions were pretty basic and straight forward. Overall positive experience but it would have been nice to have an in person interview.

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BAE Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Top 20 ‘Best 100 Apprenticeship Employers’RateMyApprencticeship Awards2022
  • Best Student Employer – IT &TelecommunicationsRatemyplacement2022
  • Top 100 Apprentice Employers, ranked 9thDepartment of Education2022
  • UK’s No1 Most Attractive Employer with Engineering ProfessionalsUniversum Awards2022

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Does BAE Systems offer relocation assistance?

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

14 October 2021

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Employees rate BAE Systems 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 1,602 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 84 of employees would recommend working at BAE Systems to a friend. This is based on 1,379 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

66 of job seekers rate their interview experience at BAE Systems as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at BAE Systems.

73 of employees think that BAE Systems has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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