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Graduate 3D RF Electromagnetic Designer - 2443

Job Ref :2443
Category :Placement
Duration :Permanent
Salary :Competitive
No. Jobs :Multiple
Location :Capability Green, Luton

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Job Description


We are looking for talented, enthusiastic, hardworking Science& Engineering students who enjoy solving complex problems to join our antenna team at Luton. Your role would involve the modelling and simulation of our antenna designs installed on fast jet, UAV, land and naval platforms.


Key Responsibilities

  • You will get the opportunity to develop lifelong skills with the support of world class experts in their field, whilst using world class computing facilities to model cutting edge antenna designs that meet challenging future customer requirements.
  • You will learn how to assess your designs in our well-equipped anechoic antenna test chambers using RF/Microwave test methods.


Role Requirements


  • You must be able to satisfy the necessary security clearance for the role applied for and meet a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.
  • You will be on your way to an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.
  • It would be useful to include in your CV details of courses and projects you have undertaken at university.



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.

The 6 month – 1 year Industrial Placement Graduate Programme


We have created a programme across our UK sites that not only increase your technical skills but give you the opportunity to work on meaningful real life projects alongside experienced engineers and graduates across our business.  You will receive coaching and support to achieve your personal goals and work in multidisciplinary teams to gain as much experience across the product lifecycle from your time in industry, as possible.  Our ultimate aim is to see you through your undergrad years and hopefully offer you a place on our 2 year Graduate Development programme at an appropriate time.

We value those who continuously ask questions and look to resolve problems through creative and innovative thinking. We will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges.


What’s in it for me?

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

  • Competitive salary & Accommodation Allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare


What can I expect from my working environment?


You will be working within world class facilities regardless of which site you are based.  Dependent on your role, you may be working in an office or lab environment or a combination of both. There may also be opportunities to travel between different sites and to meet with customers and suppliers.  Occasionally you may also travel abroad.