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Company Profile - Raytheon Systems Ltd

Overview

Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Who are we?

The company employs 75,000 worldwide more than 1,300 of whom are based in the U.K. Raytheon has a U.K. heritage of more than 100 years, with a history of proven performance in the security, defence, government and commercial markets. Raytheon’s U.K. focus areas include our Proven Technology, Information Superiority, National Security and Government Training.

Raytheon delivers innovative technology that helps keep our nation’s forces safe and plays a critical role in our country’s safety and security. Raytheon is a global exporter to more than 80 nations worldwide, and continues to design and develop advanced technology in Britain, with operating sites in England, Wales, and Scotland.

Career Opportunities

Our disciplines and available schemes are: 

  • Engineering (Hardware; Mechanical; Software)
  • Commercial
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • IT

To be considered for this programme you will demonstrate a high level of energy in pursuing work objectives and a total commitment to achieving successful outcomes, as evidenced by your academic results and extra curricular activities. You will have long-term ambitions with first class communication, planning and organisational skills. By joining Raytheon you will have the opportunity to work within a range of different areas of the business. Enthusiasm for a career in an innovative organisation is essential, as is the ambition to succeed. 

Training and Development

We are looking to take on Graduates who will develop into the company’s leaders of the future. On joining Raytheon, you will undertake a structured two-year leadership development programme which will incorporate classroom based and experiential learning along side your day-to-day work.  You will be given a real job from day one and will be expected to start adding value immediately

What we look for

You will have achieved (or be expected to achieve) at least a 2.1 in any degree subject.  For our engineering roles, however, computer science, physics, maths or an engineering subject of any discipline will be given preferences.

You will also have:

  • A-levels (or equivalent) with a minimum of 300 UCAS points
  • Be a logical thinker with excellent problem solving ability
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be methodical, hardworking, enthusiastic and able to work well under pressure

What we offer

Graduates will be offered a starting salary of £24,000 p.a. with the opportunity for review annually based on performance.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for a career with Raytheon Systems Limited please see our job opportunities on the right hand side of the page.

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