Graduate Software Engineer

  • Leonardo
  • Southampton, UK
  • 11/10/2021
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Job Description

The Opportunity

Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?
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 a continually expanding company, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of 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.
Leonardo’s Graduate Development Programme offers you a permanent position to develop your knowledge and skills in our innovative and practical environment. In addition to working with our highly skilled engineers and business professionals, you will complete a 2 year formal training programme to develop the skills you require to be a leading technical or business professional of the future.
Our 2 year Graduate Programme
On joining the Leonardo graduate programme, you will be provided with a wealth of development opportunities in both virtual and applied working environments. 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 in your day to day role, however as part of the programme you will also complete a number of development modules and activities over a two year period. These modules and activities are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to realise your full potential. Leonardo is committed to developing our graduates into leading technical or business professionals, and as such we will also support you through your preferred route for chartership.
How this role fits in
Software development is an essential element in the creation of our advanced products and systems. The deployed solutions enable a wide range of capabilities and rely on the latest tools, methods and approaches.


What you will do

At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and this is no different for our graduates completing our Graduate Development Programme. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are willing to take on a challenge to fill our graduate 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!
The successful applicants will be engaged in the full lifecycle of software development. Embedded in expert teams you will gain direct experience in the development of effective solutions in a complex high integrity environment. With the emphasis very much on the engineering, you will deploy your solutions on real world devices performing essential functions and gain direct feedback on the effectiveness of your problem solving skills.
Key Responsibility Areas
You will develop software, create designs, architecture and inspection criteria. You will be expected to develop a good understanding of the domain so that you can contribute to the refinement of the solutions. You will work as an integral part of a team based organisation collaborating with modern practices where your contribution will directly contribute to your success and that of the team.
How will we support you?
We want to support you and encourage you to fulfil your potential through:

  • Competitive starting salary & relocation allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Accelerated graduate performance reviews
  • Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare options
  • Employee discounts with selected suppliers (including gym membership)
  • Discounted coffee bar & restaurants at each site
  • Free on-site parking

To find out about all of our Company benefits please visit:http://www.uk.leonardocompany.com/people-careers/people/company-benefits


What we are looking for

MandatoryPlease 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, but may need to be to a higher level for this particular role due to the nature of the projects and or programmes that the role will be supporting.
Qualifications
All of our roles require (a) a minimum of an upper Second class Bachelors/Integrated Masters degree, or (b) a higher degree, such as a MSc or PhD. In all cases the subject should be engineering, mathematics, physics or another relevant discipline.
Highly desirable
An interest in software or electronics development including software related College/University assignments or personal projects.
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.

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