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Industrial Placement Systems Engineer (EW/MAP)

(Electronic Warfare/Major Air Programmes) Luton

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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

The Luton site is home to the Electronic Warfare (EW) and Major Air Programmes (MAP) lines of business. The engineers based at this site work with the latest technology to develop a wide range of products for both manned and unmanned aircraft platforms, including airborne radars and sensors, protection and countermeasure systems and integrated mission systems.

Key Responsibility Areas

As an Industrial Placement Systems Engineer you will work alongside some of the most talented engineers in the UK. You will support the development of world-leading technologies and capabilities across multiple Avionic Systems and Platforms.

Industrial Placement Systems Engineers have the opportunity to be involved in one or more phases of the systems engineering lifecycle to create and deliver new and emerging capabilities required by our customers; from the development of system architectures and concept designs for the next generation of EW capability, through to live trials of equipment and systems alongside our customers and end-users.

Working as part of an established systems engineering community and supported by a team of experienced engineers, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing practical skills in engineering design and development for complex systems, understanding key processes and technologies.
  • Gaining an understanding of the EW and UAS domains to support the development of relevant products and technologies.
  • Working closely with engineers across multiple disciplines to solve problems.
  • Completing tasks to a high standard in accordance with appropriate processes and procedures.
  • Developing and applying your academic skills to solve problems, generate ideas and be proactive within the team.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Essential:

  • You should be studying mathematics, physics or engineering to degree level.
  • You should have an understanding of mathematics to at least A-Level standard, and a basic understanding of electronics.
  • 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.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working with engineering development tools (e.g. MATLAB, Simulink, Rhapsody, DOORS).

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

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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Systems
 

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