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Industrial Placement Electronics Engineer

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Leonardo

Nov 25

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Placement Program
  • Engineering
  • Southampton
    Bristol

AI generated summary

  • Candidate must have a passion for solving complex engineering problems, be a team player, show evidence of working to tight timescales, and have a relevant degree discipline with experience in electronics and PCB design.
  • The candidate will support the design and development of innovative electro-optical and information system products, gain expertise in circuit and firmware design, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and explore new opportunities to learn within the engineering environment.

Requirements

  • A passion for solving complex engineering problems
  • The drive to learn the skills required to become a professional Electronics Engineer.
  • Evidence of working to tight timescales
  • The ability to work as a contributory engineering team member
  • Undertake day-to-day engineering activities with some guidance and support
  • Ask for support where appropriate and learn from more experienced team members
  • Explore new experiences and opportunities to learn within the engineering environment.
  • Seek and share good practice and knowledge locally to continuously improve own practices.
  • Qualifications:
  • All of our Industrial Placement roles require a minimum of a predicted 2:1 grade in a relevant degree discipline. For technical roles please note that our preferred degree disciplines include Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, or other STEM subject degrees.
  • Studying an electronics biased degree including modules covering topics such as digital design, analogue design and signal processing with experience of using PCB design and simulation tools is highly desirable.

Responsibilities

  • Your role as a Leonardo Industrial Placement Electronics Engineer will be to support the design and development of our world leading electro-optical, communications and information system products under the guidance of experienced Electronics Engineering Leads.
  • You will be introduced to utilising state-of-the-art methods, technology and tools to explore all aspects of the development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, test, acceptance and product support.
  • You will interface with customers (internal and external) on many factors within the design and liaise closely with Engineers from all other disciplines including Mechanical, Software, Systems, Supportability and Design Integrity. Electronics Engineers design, document, build and test electronics circuits and firmware designs to go into our various systems.
  • In Electronics Engineering, you might be involved in designing for mixed signal design, power supply design, DAC/ADC, FPGA, high-speed serial interfaces and video/communication processing algorithms. The opportunity will be there to engage with all of these technologies across a diverse, interesting and exciting range of products including Thermal Imaging Cameras, Vehicle Camera systems, Counter UAV systems, Electronic Warfare products and Communication Systems.
  • There will be opportunities to develop expertise in the design of circuits, FPGAs and subsystems at various stages in the product lifecycle. This will include requirements capture, performance analysis, design, code, verification, validation and support to integration and qualification. You will gain exposure to other engineering disciplines and business areas
  • Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • To learn the skills required to become a professional Electronics Engineer.
  • Working to timescales.
  • Work as a contributory engineering team member (with support).
  • Undertake day-to-day engineering activities with some guidance and support.
  • Ask for support where appropriate and learn from more experienced team members.
  • Contribute to engineering team decisions, and understand why such decisions are made and their relationship to project success criteria.
  • Explore new experiences and opportunities to learn within the engineering environment.

Defence & Aerospace
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1948
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Leonardo is a global high-tech player in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Leonardo plays a strategic role in the industrial development of the countries in which it operates, with a direct presence in five domestic markets (Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States, Poland, and Israel) and a commercial network extending worldwide. Innovation, continuous research, digital industry and sustainability are the cornerstones of its business worldwide, while the company’s 51,000-plus people are the engine driving its growth. Stefano Pontecorvo has been the Chairman since 9 May 2023 and Roberto Cingolani has been the CEO and General Manager since 9 May 2023.