Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Antenna Engineer 2021

Capability Green, Luton

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Our 2 year Graduate Programme

On joining the Leonardo graduate programme, you will be provided with a wealth of development opportunities in both virtual and applied working environments. On our programme you will engage with challenging and exciting project work, and deliver innovative business or technical solutions as part of a team of subject matter experts. Throughout the programme you will receive coaching and support from your team to achieve your objectives as well as your personal development goals.

You will gain a wide array of experience in your day to day role, however as part of the programme you will also complete a number of development modules and activities over a two year period. These modules and activities are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to realise your full potential. Leonardo is committed to developing our graduates into leading technical or business professionals, and as such we will also support you through your preferred route for chartership.

At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and this is no different for our graduates completing our Graduate Development Programme. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are willing to take on a challenge to fill our graduate roles, and we will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges. If you are willing able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work!

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Role 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 modelling new antenna designs that form part of our self-protection systems installed on fast jet, UAV, land and naval platforms.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • You will get the opportunity to develop lifelong skills with the support of world class experts in their field.
  • You will use our 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 test chambers using RF/Microwave test methods.
  • Your role may even take you across the UK or abroad for technical reviews.

How will we support you?

We want to support you and encourage you to fulfil your potential through:

  • Competitive starting salary & relocation allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Accelerated graduate performance reviews
  • Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare options
  • Employee discounts with selected suppliers (including gym membership)
  • Discounted coffee bar & restaurants at each site
  • Free on-site parking.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Nationality and security clearance

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, but may need to be to a higher level for this particular role due to the nature of the projects and or programmes that the role will be supporting.

Qualifications

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, mathematics, physics or another relevant discipline.

Highly desirable

3D EM modelling skills using CST microwave suite, FEKO, HFSS or Keysight ADS would be desirable.

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