STS Defence is a UK based technology and system integration company, specialising in mission-critical, highly secure communications and electronic systems.

We focus on customer value and satisfaction, working in partnership with customers to deliver solutions that make a difference.

We operate primarily in the defence naval and air sectors, helping our customers to resolve complex technical challenges by delivering innovative solutions and programmes; designing and assembling equipment and systems, and integrating and supporting capability through-life.

Our Values

  • Customer Focus

    We develop strong relationships with a clear understanding of our customers’ needs that enable us to go above and beyond.

  • Empowerment

    We empower our staff and teams to be accountable and responsible to complete the job to the best levels of quality, time and cost.

  • Development

    Our workforce develops through experience, teamwork and training. We value diversity, openness, equality, respect and passion.

An Assured Service

We ensure that you always get a consistently high standard of service. In addition to our other accreditations, we were the first company in Europe to gain NADCAP certification for both AC7120 (Circuit Card Assembly), and AC7121 (Cable and Harness).

ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management System AS9100D – Quality Management in the Aerospace Sector

Cyber Essentials Plus – Cyber Security

ISO14001:2015 – Environmental Management

NADCAP AC7120 – Circuit Card Assembly

NADCAP AC7121 – Cable & Harness

ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health & Safety Management

Together at STS Defence

Wherever you are in your career, STS Defence is a great place to work. We offer a competitive benefits package and a career development programme that will let you reach your full potential.

Working with us also means enjoying life outside of the office. With the facility in Gosport, you and your family can enjoy great amenities, schools and fantastic surroundings.

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Opportunities for apprentices and graduates

We work very closely with universities and colleges. Part of this relationship is in providing opportunities for students currently studying and those who have recently graduated to work in industry, developing their knowledge and applying their skills to real-world applications.

Current Opportunities

Service Desk Engineer

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Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship

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Operations Director

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Production Wire Technician

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