Work Placement / Internship

Antenna Engineer Industrial Placement

Luton (London)

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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 Industrial Placement Programme offers you a paid opportunity to develop your current skillset in an innovative and practical environment that can lead to a place on our award winning Graduate programme for engineers and business professionals of the future.

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.

Leonardo in the UK

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The 6 month – 1 year Industrial Placement Programme

We have created a programme across our UK site that not only increases your technical skills but gives you the opportunity to work on meaningful real life projects alongside experienced engineers and graduates across our business. You will receive coaching and support to achieve your personal goals and work in multidisciplinary teams to gain as much experience across the product lifecycle from your time in industry, as possible.

Our ultimate aim is to see you through your undergraduate years and hopefully offer you a place on our 2 year Graduate Development programme at an appropriate time. 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. 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 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

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic Science & Engineering Students, 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.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • You will be on your way to an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.
    It would be useful to include in your CV details of courses and projects you have undertaken at university.
    We will support your personal development with appropriate training or coaching whilst you are with us.
    We work in a modern, flexible environment and will accommodate your personal needs wherever possible.
  • 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.

What’s in it for me?

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

  • Competitive starting salary & Accommodation Allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • 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: 000955
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 30th, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Luton (London)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Electronic
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Science

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