Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Electronics Hardware Engineer

Edinburgh

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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

You will be encouraged to gain experience of all aspects of the development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, applied research and test.

You will have the opportunity to become involved in Electronics Hardware disciplines e.g. RF, Microwave, Antenna, FPGA and high speed digital engineering, EMC and Power Supply Engineering.

Throughout the development process, an understanding of the product domain becomes a key element of the learning process, and requires close liaison with engineers from other disciplines, such as Systems, Software and Mechanical. Opportunities may also arise to interface with customers and end users.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Learn the skills required for hardware development. This includes developing practical skills in advanced design techniques for aerospace applications, understanding of key technologies, develop experience using ECAD tools and test equipment.
  • Explore a number of the aspects of the development lifecycle which includes requirements analysis and definition, hardware design, hardware implementation, hardware integration, hardware test and through life support.
  • Most training will be delivered via on the job experience work on real production hardware within projects groups delivering sensor systems to our customers.
  • Additional formal technical training to augmented the on the job training will be provided via taught courses depending on the business needs and career direction of the individual.

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 Meng, MSc or PhD. In all cases the subject should be in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or a relevant discipline.

Relevant industrial experience via summer industrial placements would be advantageous.
Demonstrate personal ownership and responsibility for their work, team working skill, technical excellence, creative problem solving ability and leadership potential.

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.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: 001012
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 3rd, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Edinburgh
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Systems
 

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