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Graduate Supportability Engineer

Aerospace/Electronic/Mechanical/Systems/Physics.

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The Opportunity

Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company? Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection, and sustainable ’smart’ solutions.

Exciting early career opportunities at Leonardo

Your story starts here.

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 Fast Track 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 12 month programme to develop the skills you require to be a leading technical or business professional of the future.

Our 12 month Fast Track 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 and work in Integrated Project Teams to deliver exciting and innovative technical solutions. We are 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.

We have partnered with Coursera, the world leading online training platform that offers around 4,000 courses you can sign up to, according to your professional and personal interests. Self-directed learning thrives in this environment.

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. 

At Leonardo, we are strongly committed to supporting all our people, and, as society and the environment we work in changes, our approach to Inclusion and Diversity continues to evolve and adapt to reflect this.

A culture of inclusion goes on to create an environment for greater collaboration, innovation and opportunities to develop as an organisation. If you are willing and able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work!  

What you will do

In Edinburgh, Leonardo Radar and Advanced Targeting Business Unit, has the need for a Graduate Supportability Engineer to undertake design analysis and influencing the ability to easily support our next generation of Ultra High Performance Radar Systems, Laser and Electro-optical Systems and Inertial Navigations Systems.

You will be working within Integrated Product Teams to provide a Customer orientated focus on the design characteristics and performance. We are a close-knit, skilled design team working at the cutting edge of engineering for Aerospace and Defence and you will have the opportunity to get involved in new and world leading development activities.

Your developing engineering and analysis skills will be used across the full equipment lifecycle: from concept and requirements analysis; through design; development; production; test; delivery to the customer; in service support solutions and finally disposal.

As a Graduate Supportability Engineer, you will be responsible for generating, assessing and delivering the analysis of the Reliability, Maintainability, Testability and Safety (RMT&S) characteristics of our new products and product upgrades.

Our analysis covers a variety of technologies including optical, mechanical, low power and high power electronics, digital and analogue control and processing and RF transmission.

You will learn and develop your understanding of the key elements of support processes and Customer operational needs to help develop support solutions using state-of-the-art modelling, simulation tools and test environments.

You will work closely with Systems, Mechanical, Laser, RF, Electronics and Software engineers to identify and avoid real support related problems on complex systems, before they reach the Customers environment.

You will also have the opportunity to be involved in investigation and assessing reliability, maintainability, testability and support solution methodologies to enhance and improve the future capabilities of Supportability Engineering within Leonardo.

What we are looking for

Mandatory

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, which includes having a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK, 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 engineering, mathematics, physics or another relevant discipline. A degree in Electronics or Hardware Engineering is highly desirable.

Benefits

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

  • Competitive starting salary & relocation allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • 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

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

  • Deadline: March 24th, 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Edinburgh
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Systems

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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