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DEFENCE, SCIENCE, TECH LAB

Web: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-science-and-technology-laboratory/about/recruitment

Contact: [email protected]


Overview

Spawned by the Defence, Evaluation and Research Agency in 2001, this government department does exactly what it says on the can. In 2017 they began a 5 year innovation programme of innovation in space science backed by £800m of government cash, so plenty of exciting stuff to do.

Field

IT

Sector

Government

Degree offered

BEng Embedded Electronics System/Design Engineering

Based

Salisbury

Duration

4 years

Entry requirements

2 or more A-levels inc. Maths, one further STEM subject plus 5 GCSEs (C/4 or above) inc. Maths, English Language

Application process

Civil Service Jobs Ref:1572410

Study

Approximately 1 day per week and in own time

Starting salary

£20,500

Permanent Job on Completion

4 year fixed term