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Graduate Microwave Designer


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Job Description

Leonardo – Engineering the Future

 

Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?

Leonardo’s Graduate Programme develops promising young graduates into engineers and business professionals of the future.

 

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic, hardworking Science & Engineering Graduates who enjoy solving complex problems to join our Microwave design team at Luton.

We want you to help us design the Microwave/RF elements of our EW systems installed on fast jet, UAV, land and naval platforms.

 

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 graduates 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.

 

Our 2 year Graduate Programme

On joining the Leonardo graduate programme, you will unlock a wealth of development opportunities and further learning. You will receive mentoring, coaching and support to achieve your personal goals and accreditation from your professional body.  

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.  As one of our graduates, 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.

 

 

 

Key Responsibility Areas

  • We will give you the opportunity to develop lifelong skills, with the support of world class experts, to design Microwave/RF systems to beyond 20GHz.
  •  You will also learn how to assess your designs in our well equipped laboratories using the latest RF/Microwave test methods.
  • Your role may even take you across the UK or abroad for technical reviews.

 

 

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • All our roles require predicted minimum of an upper second class honours degree in a relevant discipline. We would like you to have an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering, Physics or general Engineering, whilst a related MSc, PhD or EngD would be an asset or a higher degree.
  • Any design skills you have using Agilent ADS, Microwave Office or CST microwave suite would also be desirable.
  • We will support your personal development with training and help you to work towards professional accreditation if you wish.

 

What’s in it for me?

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

  • Competitive starting salary & welcome bonus
  • Accommodation Allowance (subject to eligibility) & 3 performance related pay reviews within the 2 years
  • 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

 

What are you waiting for?

Leonardo is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD,  come and be a part of a community and work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects around!

Don’t delay – these roles attract high competition so APPLY NOW to avoid disappointment.

Our Assessment date run from November 2018 to April 2019 and roles WILL be closed once offered.

 

 

 

 

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.

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Contact information:

Recruitment Team

Email: leonardo.gb@mailhr.info

Phone: 0333 999 3379