Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Antenna Design

Capability Green (Luton)

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Leonardo – Engineering the Future

Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?

Leonardo’s Graduate Programme develops promising young graduates into engineers and business professionals of the future. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic, hardworking Science & Engineering Graduates who enjoy solving complex problems to join our antenna team at Luton. Your role would involve the modelling and simulation of our antenna designs installed on fast jet, UAV, land and naval platforms.

Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are globally renowned and are continually expanding, offering exciting opportunities to talented graduates who want to work at the forefront of our technology. With the majority of our engineers having chartered status, you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals that are passionate about their work.

Our 2 year Graduate Programme

On joining the Leonardo graduate programme, you will unlock a wealth of development opportunities and further learning. You will receive mentoring, coaching and support to achieve your personal goals and accreditation from your professional body.

At Leonardo, we have some of the Industry’s most sophisticated technology at our fingertips, and we rely on having the very best employees to maintain our competitive edge. As one of our graduates, you will be working for a company at the cutting edge of technology, as well as enhancing your skills and business acumen, opening up your horizons to the diverse and dynamic ways in which your degree can be used.

We have created a programme across our UK sites that value those who continuously ask questions and look to resolve problems through creative and innovative thinking. We will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges.

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Key Responsibility Areas

  • You will get the opportunity to develop lifelong skills with the support of world class experts in their field, whilst using world class computing facilities to model cutting edge antenna designs that meet challenging future customer requirements.
  • You will learn how to assess your designs in our well equipped anechoic antenna test chambers using RF/Microwave test methods.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • Any design skills in CAE/FEA using CST microwave suite, FEKO, HFSS or Agilent ADS would be desirable.
  • You should have an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering, Physics or Mathematics, whilst a PhD or EngD with a modelling bias would be an asset.
  • Any design skills CAE/FEA using CST microwave suite, FEKO, HFSS or Agilent ADS would be desirable.
  • You must be able to satisfy the necessary security clearance for the role applied for and meet a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.

What’s in it for me?

Leonardo values its people and we reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:

  • Competitive starting salary & welcome bonus
  • Accommodation Allowance (subject to eligibility) & 3 performance related pay reviews within the 2 years
  • Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Employee discounts with selected suppliers, including gym membership
  • Discounted coffee bar & restaurants at each site
  • Free parking

What are you waiting for?

Leonardo is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD, come and be a part of a community and work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects around!

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Opportunity Overview

  • March 29th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Capability Green (Luton)
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