Graduate EMC Engineer

Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical.

Our 12 month Graduate Programme

Joining the Leonardo Graduate Scheme is the opportunity to be part of the next generation of our business. As a Graduate you will join us on £32,000 with a welcome bonus and could receive a generous Temporary Accommodation Allowance if you move more than 40 miles away from home for the role.

Get to know Leonardo
Working in Leonardo today means developing the most advanced technologies in the strategic sector of Aerospace, Defence and Security, in one of the mayor companies worldwide that makes innovation the main driver of its development.

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.  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.

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.

What you will do

You will be involved in the test of highly advanced systems within the Radar and Advanced Targeting product group. In the process, you’ll learn about modern EMC standards and testing methodologies, gain experience with a variety of specialist test equipment, and be part of the development process for our next generations of products.

As part of the EMC team in Edinburgh you will also be involved in maintaining the facility’s accredited status as a UKAS Test Laboratory and will work closely with external project engineers to ensure smooth integration of their equipment through test.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Work as part of a team responsible for early development lifecycle pre compliance test, design for EMC investigations, EMC safety of flight test and formal product qualification test.
  • Developing knowledge on and performing EMC test to Defence and Aviation standards such as MIL-STD-461, DO-160, DEF STAN 59-411 and the Eurofighter EMC specification.
  • The products you will work on are mainly airborne including world leading ESCAN Radar, Electronic Counter Measures and Laser Designators.  This will include current and future product lines that form part of the avionics suite on multiple platforms.
  • Play an active role in being a team player, taking a proactive approach to working with colleagues and customers, supporting test readiness reviews, during product integration, periods of investigation and EMC test.
  • Support the team in facility upkeep through equipment calibration and maintenance via our subcontract partners, while promoting Safety, Health and Environment duties and practices.
  • Engage as required in facility audits, including internal quality, external AS9100D and ISO17025 in support of continued facility UKAS accreditation.
  • Maintaining, updating and creating documentation including procedures and test reports required for formal accredited test.
  • Take an active role in your personal development through on the job training and via taught courses aligned with business need and career development.

What we are looking for

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 STEM discipline.

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.

Life at Leonardo

With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.

  • Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
  • Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
  • Holidays: 25 days' plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
  • Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
  • Lifestyle:  Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
  • Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
  • Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member

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.

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!  

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  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
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  • Salary
    £32,000 + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:1 and above
  • Location
    Edinburgh (Hybrid)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
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  • All STEM disciplines
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