Offered Salary 1000
Experience 4 Years
Full Job Description
This vacancy may close at any time, if this role is of interest to you we recommend you apply as soon as possible.
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 Fast Track 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 12 month programme to develop the skills you require to be a leading technical or business professional of the future.
Our 12 month Fast Track 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 and work in Integrated Project Teams to deliver exciting and innovative technical solutions. We are 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.
At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and this is no different for our graduates. We have partnered with Coursera. Self-directed learning thrives in this environment. 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.
At Leonardo, we are strongly committed to supporting all our people, and, as society and the environment we work in changes, our approach to Inclusion and Diversity continues to evolve and adapt to reflect this. A culture of inclusion goes on to create an environment for greater collaboration, innovation and opportunities to develop as an organisation. If you are willing and able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work!
Leonardo are an international leader in high technology products and services for aerospace, security and defence applications.
What you will do
Cyber Security is an exciting and expanding part of the organisation, designing, delivering and supporting secure systems for our various customers. The cyber security industry is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide, playing a key role in international security and the value of online business. Operating securely is an outcome needed by all IT-enabled organisations. This outcome is achieved when security becomes a part of the culture of the organisation, embedded in its thinking, processes and technologies.
We are seeking to appoint a high calibre graduate to work as a Systems Engineer based at our offices in Bristol. They will be developing their skill-set alongside experienced systems engineers providing delivery and technical engineering support into the Defence Industry, Emergency Services Industry, Central, Local and International Government Departments, Energy Industry and private sector clients.
Our engineers design, implement, test, deliver and support robust, agile secure Information Systems solutions to manage the risks of information loss and misuse associated with cyber-attacks. We improve the cyber posture of organisations in line with business needs and leverage this position to support their requirements for business restructuring, achieving operational efficiency, programme delivery, IT transition, service sourcing and delivery strategies.
Key Responsibility Areas
You will be developing core engineering skills across the system lifecycle in areas such as:
Requirements management and System Analysis
Infrastructure and Network design
System implementation, integration, testing and through life support
Fault finding and problem solving
Continuous improvement of people, processes and technology
You will also build competence in technical areas such as:
Developing technical architectures to support customer requirements
Supporting the delivery and transition of ICT services and applications
Cyber threat analysis and information security monitoring
Integration of COTS technologies within secure environments
Other responsibilities are likely to include:
Identify and support business development opportunities
Represent Leonardo externally at client sites, events and academic institutions
Share knowledge and experience with other staff
Perform other essential duties as assigned
Training will be delivered via a combination of on-the-job experience working in teams alongside experienced engineers, online learning tools and additional formal training provided via taught courses as appropriate.
Whilst you will have our Bristol office as a base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as client projects can at times require you to work away from home during the week (Mon-Fri).
If you are proactive, enthusiastic and comfortable with working in a complex, fast moving environment, then please apply for this role.
What we are looking for
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 which includes having a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.
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 Computer Science, ICT, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or similar technical discipline;
Have technical IT skills, and the ability to learn new technologies;
Be confident to identify and communicate technical issues and key concerns to senior staff and work with a team to develop and execute coherent approaches to the solution;
Possess strong interpersonal skills, and be capable of building relationships with team members and customers;
Possess good analytical skills with attention to detail;
Be confident operating a PC and familiar with Microsoft Office applications;
Strive for excellence in engineering activities, both personally and professionally.
Be highly motivated, flexible and willing to work in a focused and demanding environment
Be curious and willing to constantly broaden their knowledge
Life at Leonardo
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Our UK locations
We have offices around the UK, including Basildon, Bristol, Edinburgh, Lincoln, Luton, Southampton and Yeovil
Committed to Inclusion
We are committed to creating a working environment that is designed to provide everyone with the opportunity to succeed.