Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Hardware Electronics Engineer

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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.

Leonardo in the UK

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The opportunity:

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 individuals 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.

Job Description

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic Science & Engineering Graduates, who enjoy solving complex problems, to work alongside some of the most talented people in the UK.

We want you to help us by joining our highly skilled team designing systems that form part of our self-protection systems installed on fast jet, UAV, land and naval platforms.

We will support your personal development with training and help you to work towards professional accreditation if you wish.

We work in a modern, flexible environment and will accommodate your personal needs wherever possible.

Key Responsibility Areas

You will get the opportunity to develop lifelong skills with the support of world class experts in their field.

You will be given the opportunity to develop expertise in the areas of mixed signal ADC/DAC and FPGA based designs to execute high performance signal processing, communications and control algorithms that meet challenging future customer requirements.

You will learn how to assess your work in our well equipped laboratories in order to develop robust designs that will function reliably in harsh environments to enable decades of use.

Your role may even take you across the UK or abroad for technical reviews.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

All of our roles require (a) a minimum of an upper Second class Bachelors/Integrated Masters degree, or (b) a higher degree, such as a MSc or PhD. In all cases the subject should be Electronic Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

If you already have this and are completing a related PhD or EngD that would be even better.

Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as “SC”) for our business.

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?

Don’t delay – these roles attract high competition so apply now to avoid disappointment.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: 000961
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 30th, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
 

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