Industrial Placement Systems Engineer

Leonardo – Società per azioni · Competitive · Luton
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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.

Key Responsibility Areas

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.

At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and successful completion of an Industrial Placement with Leonardo can lead to an offer on our Graduate Development Programme. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are willing to take on a challenge to fill our industrial placement roles, and we will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges. If you are willing able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work!

How this role fits in

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.

What you will do

Role description

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.

Key Responsibility Areas

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.

How will we support you?

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

  • Competitive starting salary & relocation allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare options
  • Employee discounts with selected suppliers (including gym membership)
  • Discounted coffee bar & restaurants at each site
  • Free on-site parking

To find out about all of our Company benefits please visit:

http://www.uk.leonardocompany.com/people-careers/people/company-benefits

What we are looking for

Mandatory

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.

Qualifications

All of our Industrial Placement roles require a minimum of a predicted 2:1 grade in a relevant degree discipline.

For the Industrial Placement Systems Engineer role, the acceptable degrees are: mathematics, physics, aerospace/aeronautical engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, general engineering, mechanical engineering, and systems engineering.

You must have an understanding of mathematics to at least A-Level standard, and a basic understanding of electronics.

Highly desirable

You should ideally have experience of working with engineering development tools (e.g. MATLAB, Simulink, Rhapsody, Cameo, DOORS)

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