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Industrial Placement Software Engineer - Newcastle

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Leonardo

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Nov 27

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Newcastle

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Placement Program

Software Engineering‚ÄĘNewcastle

Description

  • Our Industrial Placement Programme is designed to offer you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills you require to become an engineering or business professional of the future. On our programme you will engage with challenging and exciting project work, and deliver innovative business or technical solutions as part of a team of subject matter experts. Throughout the programme you will receive coaching and support from your team to achieve your objectives as well as your personal development goals. You will gain a wide array of experience on your placement that you can apply to your academic studies and future career. 
  • 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. 

How this role fits in:

  • Come and join one of our multi-disciplinary integrated project teams (IPT), and contribute to the solving of real-life engineering problems on state-of-the-art avionics sensor systems such as: the radar for the Typhoon fighter jet; the radar for the SAAB Gripen fighter; one of our family of Surveillance AESA Radars (Active Electronically Scanned Array); an IRCM (Infra‚ÄďRed Counter Measures) system; or perhaps on one of our laser target designator or laser ranging systems.

Requirements

  • 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!

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Currently Studying
Masters
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering

Responsibilities

  • You will report to an experienced engineer who will provide day-to-day guidance and on-the-job training. You will be introduced to the software development processes and utilise state-of-the-art methods, technology and tools. You will also gain experience on one or more aspects of the software development lifecycle, which could include; applied research, requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test.
  • Particular emphasis will be placed on learning practical skills that may not be easily gained or experienced in the academic environment of a university.
  • Key Responsibility Areas:
  • To learn the skills required for software development. This could include developing practical skills in design techniques for aerospace applications, understanding of key processes and technologies, developing software using state-of-the-art modelling tools, compilers and test environments.
  • As a software engineer, you are responsible for creating high quality and robust code, for fully documenting and recording your work products, keeping them under configuration management and providing plans and reports on progress to your supervisor.
  • You will deliver technical reports and presentations on your work assignments to your supervisor and fellow placement students and be given assistance to deliver plans and reports to the required academic standard of your university.
  • Your task may involve working closely with Software, Systems, Firmware and Electronics Engineers to solve real integration problems on a complex system.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Newcastle

Benefits

  • Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
  • Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
  • Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme, access to Mental Health support, Financial wellbeing support, network groups (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
  • Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
  • Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (¬£500 annual allowance)
  • Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
  • Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
  • Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below