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 a continually expanding company, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of 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.
Leonardo’s Graduate Development Programme offers you a permanent position to develop your knowledge and skills in our innovative and practical environment. In addition to working with our highly skilled engineers and business professionals, you will complete a 2 year formal training programme to develop the skills you require to be a leading technical or business professional of the future.
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!
We are looking for talented, enthusiastic Science & Engineering Graduate Engineers to help us design Complex Antenna Structures that form part of Microwave/RF systems executing high performance Rx, Tx and signal processing functions.
You will gain valuable experience towards your future career by joining our highly skilled team designing these systems that form part of our self-protection systems installed on fast jet, UAV, land and naval platforms.
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 super-computing facilities to develop 3D EM modelling skills to design cutting edge antennas at frequencies as high as 40GHz. Your designs will form key parts in high performance EW systems to meet challenging system requirements.
You will learn how to assess your work in our world class anechoic test chambers and laboratories 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.
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.
This role require (a) a minimum of an upper Second class Bachelors/Integrated Master’s degree, or (b) a higher degree, such as an MSc or PhD/EngD. In all cases the subject should be Physics, Applied Physics or Electronics.
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.
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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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