Leonardo Engineering the Future
Looking for a great start to your career in technology, earning and learning on a scheme that leads to an Honours Degree?
We are looking to recruit the technical experts of the future through our outstanding Apprenticeship Programmes.
Leonardo's Engineering Degree Apprenticeship programme is looking for people who understand the importance of communication, who are able to work well as part of a team and also on their own initiative.
You will have the drive and commitment to work through difficult problems to find the right engineering solutions.
As part of this programme, you will join the Luton Software Engineering community which is home to the Electronic Warfare (EW) and Major Air Programmes (MAP) lines of business.
A world leader in electronic systems, our advanced technology is defining the next generation of products for both manned and unmanned aircraft platforms, including airborne radars and sensors, protection and countermeasure systems and integrated mission systems :
Involved in all phases of the software engineering lifecycle you will be exposed to the latest tools, technologies and processes and have the opportunity to influence the future path of software development within Leonardo.
This could be developing real-time embedded software on a complex aircraft protection system, creating sophisticated analysis and support tools running in a PC desktop environment or contributing ideas to innovate the next generation of products.
Alongside this, you will also study with one of our partner Universities towards achievement of BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) degree in an appropriate engineering discipline through a mixture of work based learning, distance learning and day release at University.
On completion you should have met the requirements for Incorporated Engineer as part of the way to gaining Chartered Engineer status.
Note : This Apprenticeship assumes the candidate has little professional engineering experience, and therefore is NOT suitable for candidates who already have an engineering degree.
Key Responsibility Areas
During your employment, you will be required to share your time between the workplace and university. You will :
Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
AND Preferred : another STEM subject
N.B. If the applicant has no A levels’ but has achieved a BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering we will accept the application, with the caveat around attending the maths bridging course which is Based on your existing mathematics qualifications it may be required that you attend one of our universities Maths Bridging Courses, which aims to ease the transition between college and university mathematics.
The Maths taught in this course does not carry any credit towards your degree. Each application will be considered individually".
Additional requirements :
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.
What’s in it for me?
We reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including :
The deadline for applications is 28th February 2020. Assessment Centres will take place between January and May 2020.