Software Engineering - Graduate Apprenticeship - 3 posts - 16566
26 October 2018
Four years, starting in autumn 2019
Competitive starting salary
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 people who
want to work at the forefront of our technology. Across our
technical, engineering and business functions you can look forward
to working with highly skilled professionals that are passionate
about their work.
Leonardo's four year Software Engineering Apprenticeship scheme
in Edinburgh is looking for people who understand the importance of
communication, who are able to work well as part of a team and also
on their own initiative. You will have the drive and commitment to
work through difficult problems to find the right engineering
Leonardo values their people and we reward commitment with a
competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package
- Competitive starting salary
- Annual incremental pay increases
- 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
- Pension scheme (Contributory).
A career in the defence industry rewards over 162,000 people and
generates a £22billion turnover. This opportunity affords you the
chance to be part of a community, working with some of the most
talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects
What might a day in this job look like?
Study will include standard classroom sessions, computer lab
sessions, online blended learning modules, and work-contextualized
industrial projects. You will:
- learn to design high integrity software
- practice the full software lifecycle
- attain a BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business
What will I learn?
You will study for completion of a BSc (Hons) in Software
Engineering on a day release basis whilst working. You should gain
the academic requirements for Incorporated Engineer as part of the
way to gaining Chartered Engineer status.
You will learn to programme and how to design, integrate and
test high-integrity software through a combination of University
teaching and work-based learning. You will be given
experience of all stages of the software development lifecycle and
an awareness of other engineering departments who support the
You must be interested in software and have a technical aptitude
in software development, maybe gained through a hobby or designing
an App/website. At the end of the programme, you will work as a
highly qualified member of our Software community developing
software for technically advanced avionics systems such as the
radar for the Typhoon jet.
Note: This Apprenticeship assumes the candidate has very little
software knowledge and is not suitable for candidates who already
have a computing or software degree.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You must have (as a minimum) the following qualifications:
- 5 Higher Grades (or equivalent): BBBBC
- Mandatory: Mathematics
- Preferably including Physics and Computing
- National 5 (A-C) or equivalent in English.
- Have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK
- Successfully complete SC security clearance.
Sunday 10 March.