Make a change, make a difference with a career in the civil service

Wherever you are on your career journey, we’re always looking for talented people to join our team.

Find the right fit for you – from flexible working and a great work-life balance, to extensive career opportunities and the opportunity for foreign travel. Whatever the role you’re looking for, Defence Equipment and Support can take you far.

Apprenticeships & Graduate Schemes

We offer hands-on experience in roles across a range of projects.

Apprenticeships and Graduates

Experienced professionals

We’re built on the hard work of people of all ages and backgrounds.

Experienced professionals

Life at DE&S

Turn your job into a career. Discover everything we have to offer and how we can help you build the work-life balance you want.

Meet our people
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Our people are at the centre of everything we do. As well as offering fulfilling careers, we want to ensure that every single employee feels appreciated and fairly rewarded.

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We believe that through true diversity, we can build an inclusive environment where both our employees and our organisation can thrive.

Diversity & Inclusion
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Headquartered in Bristol and with staff at numerous locations across the UK and overseas, DE&S employs around 11,500 civilian and military staff.

Our locations

Useful links

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The recruitment process


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Where do you fit in?

DE&S is made up of nine business functions, each supporting its own vital strand of the organisation. Our functions offer professional development and flexibility to our people – and assurance to our customers that we have the scale and expertise to deliver on any project.

Find your area of expertise and join a world-class team today.

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