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Industrial Placement Engineer

Electronic Warfare and Cyber Security

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Who are L3 TRL Technology?

What we do matters. In short, we work to make the world safer. We operate in the fields of Cyber Security and Electronic Warfare but no matter where your talents lie, working as part of L3 TRL Technology means you are directly contributing to a more secure society, helping to protect national security and combat evolving and emerging threats around the world. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for the next generation of talented Engineers to join our Electronic Warfare and Cyber Security teams for 12 months as Industrial Placement students as part of a relevant degree. We have four positions available across our Engineering teams who cover a broad range including Software, Hardware, FPGA, GUI and algorithm projects.

We are looking towards the future and we will be looking for our Industrial Placements to return as Graduates who will continue to innovate in our business and deliver to our customers within the defence industry. As an Industrial Placement Student, you will receive top quality, on the job training from our experienced Engineers who will coach and develop you in order for you to become an experienced Engineer later in your career. 

Working for L3 TRL

TRL Technology is an agile and award-winning engineering company and a world-stage player in the design, manufacture and support of advanced electronic systems, deployed for surveillance, situational awareness, encryption and counter measures in critical environments the world over

Depending on which team you join, as an Industrial Placement Student you will be involved with some of the following:

  • Design, development and implementation of software, primarily in C++, including embedded systems, control and real-time. Documentation of design specifications and implementation details.

  • The realisation of complex system requirements to provide robust and reliable software solutions. Solid and well-considered designs are vital.

  • Obtaining an appreciation of the system as a whole in order to provide the most effective and appropriate software solution.

  • Collaboration with other team members (including both hardware and software engineers) to discuss system designs, interfaces and protocols etc.

  • Integration of the developed software on the target hardware with other system components and firmware.
  • Devising appropriate test procedures, both informal and formal, to prove the correct.

What do I need to be successful?

  • A minimum of an A in Maths at A Level (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 A Levels (or equivalent) graded A, A, B.

  • Pursuing a degree in either Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering. 

Whilst not essential, the following experience would be advantageous:

  • Some practical experience of embedded and real-time systems.

  • Algorithm development.

  • Some understanding and appreciation of underlying digital hardware. 

  • A familiarity with digital communications.

  • Knowledge of UML notation, design methodologies and tools.

  • General networking knowledge (including IP).

  • Writing software to procedure with knowledge of testing and documentation processes. 

What are TRL’s values?

Our core values are at the heart of everything we do and are what drive our organisation towards growth and success.

To thrive at TRL, you should aspire to be innovative and results and delivery oriented. We encourage continuous improvement so taking accountability and ownership over processes, project and ideas is key. It is important that our employees communicate effectively and work collaboratively to get the best from people. Above all else, we are a customer led organisation whether that be internal or external customers and we strive to deliver excellence in all we do. 

What else can we offer you?

During the 12 month period you will be eligible for our full benefits package so alongside a competitive salary and excellent training and development opportunities, we also offer:

  • Annual bonus plan
  • 25 days' holiday per annum
  • 5% pension plan
  • Flexible working hours, with a 12pm finish on Fridays
  • Free car parking
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Childcare scheme
  • Access to a Financial Advisor and Occupational Health Service


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 104393
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 31st, 2019
  • £17,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Tewkesbury
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Electronic
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Systems

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