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HENSOLDT South Africa awards bursaries to exceptional learners with the interest to pursue studies in electronic and computer engineering. As a key player in the industry, we strongly encourage students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields of study, with the aim of investing in the future of the local defence industry.

About us

GEW boasts 50 years of market experience and is a leading international supplier of world-class products, systems and services in signals intelligence and communications. With operations across the world, GEW is always looking for innovative and talented individuals who want to be part of a legacy that encompasses world-class expertise, pioneering technology, specialised projects and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.

Building on this incredible legacy, GEW looks to the future with exceptional growth – and passionate, remarkable employees are the heart and backbone of what has made us a market-leader today. In the spirit of innovation, we encourage our employees to champion new ideas, challenge limitations and to make a meaningful impact in the industry.

If you aspire to be a world changer, we would love to hear from you. Feel free click on the link above to see what opportunities are currently available, or send a message to our careers team to enquire about career opportunities.

GEW offers exciting career opportunities in the following disciplines:

  • Electronic Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Project and Technology Management

GEW takes pride in offering various career paths, diverse opportunities, professional training and personal development aligned with employees’ strengths, interests and experience.

Here are some of the career goals you can look forward to when working at GEW:

  • Mentorship from highly experienced and specialised senior engineers
  • Gain experience in high-tech engineering development in fields such as software-definable radios, digital signal processing, RF technology, antenna design, specialised software and firmware development
  • Future professional development
  • Post-graduate studies
  • International travel