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Summer Placement Systems Engineer

General information


Ref. 000283


Closing Date: 31/03/2019


Job Description


You will undertake tasks potentially ranging from fundamental proof-of-concept research through detailed design and implementation support to prototype testing. This work will be conducted under the direction of an experienced engineer and will be designed to provide valuable insight into the industrial engineering lifecycle and achieve a defined conclusion within the placement period. The output of each task will be expected to add value to an ongoing project or contribute to a novel research topic relevant to the development of future systems and, during the placement period, the successful candidates will be required to provide regular briefings to key stakeholders. The work undertaken during the placement period will be technically challenging and the successful candidates will be required to work within a collaborative project environment using powerful design and simulation tools. The ability to take full ownership of assigned tasks, excellent communications skills, initiative, drive and enthusiasm will be the keys to success.



Key Responsibility Areas


You will become familiar with general systems engineering techniques and develop an understanding of radar and advanced targeting sensors concepts as appropriate. Contribute effectively as a member of a project team or research group.



Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required


Candidates should have completed at least two years of an electrical engineering, physics or mathematics related degree. No previous experience of radar systems is required. Any experience of computer programming is useful but not essential. High levels of interpersonal skills are essential as the role requires the constant liaison with engineering staff from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds.





Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,600 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 180 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland) as well as strategic partnerships in the most important high potential international markets.


Contact information:

Recruitment Team

Email: leonardo.gb@mailhr.info

Phone: 0333 999 3379