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Summer Placement Student


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Who are L3 TRL Technology?

What we do matters. In short, we work to make the world safer. 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 and Mathematicians to join our Electronic Warfare & Cyber Security teams. Over the summer of 2019, we have an opportunity for a Mathematics undergraduate summer placement, to join our current cohort of students. The role of the 10 week placement will be to undertake a customer-focused research task in the area of Machine Learning or Cryptography.

We are looking towards the future and we will be looking for our promising Summer Placements to return as Industrial Placements or even Graduates who will continue to innovate in our business and deliver to our customers within the defence industry. As a Summer Placement Student, you will receive top quality on the job training from our Senior Engineers and CTO who will coach and develop you to progress 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

As an Summer Placement Student you will be responsible for:

  • Working with a Senior Engineer to scope a customer-focused research task
  • Undertaking research, either individually or as part of a team
  • Documenting and presenting your findings
  • Becoming familiar with L3 TRL business, ways-of-working, and culture.

What do I need to be successful?

  • Pursuing a degree in either Mathematics, Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering
  • A minimum of 3 A-Levels with grades of A,A,B or above (including Maths).

Whilst not essential, the following experience would be helpful:

  • Traditional and contemporary Machine Learning techniques or cryptography
  • A programming language such as R, MATLAB, or Python
  • Some experience of Eigenvector analysis, non-linear systems, and Graph Theory

What are L3 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 L3 TRL, you should aspire to be innovative and results oriented. We encourage continuous improvement, so taking accountability and ownership over ideas, research, and processes 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 10 weeks you will be eligible for our benefits package, alongside a competitive salary and development opportunities.

We offer:

  • A pro-rated amount of paid holiday, which equates to 36 hours over the 10-week period. You will be paid in lieu for any used holiday hours.
  • Flexible working hours, with a 12pm finish on Fridays
  • Free car parking
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to Occupational Health Service.

What else do I need to know?

All of our roles require successful candidates to undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and full UK Security Check (SC) without restrictions. You will need your security clearance in place before you can start your placement.

If you’d like a career in this exciting environment where your contribution really will help to make the world a safer place then please apply today!


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 104637
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 31st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • Tewkesbury
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Electronic
  • Maths
  • Systems

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