Leonardo is a global leader in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air. The Radar and Advanced Targeting line of business, based in Edinburgh, is uniquely positioned as one of the world's top manufacturers of radars, lasers and infra-red countermeasure systems.
This role primarily involves the systems analysis of trials data for a key Leonardo radar development program. The role offers the opportunity to build a broad, system-wide base of knowledge and understanding of a cutting edge AESA Radar System. The work will span the radar lifecycle with elements of design and modelling, specification, integration, test and verification.
What can we offer you:
Annual leave of 25 days plus bank holidays
Award-winning pension scheme, including an attractive employer contribution
Flexible working and additional flex-leave schemes to give you the time and flexibility you need to enjoy a balanced life
Salary sacrifice schemes - including a childcare voucher scheme
Onsite Occupational Health Service to look after your physical and mental wellbeing, and keep you safe at work
Restaurant facilities, including a coffee shop and restaurant
Employee discount schemes for you and your family, including retail, cinema, hotel bookings and vehicle benefits
Maternity leave with very flexible working arrangements and a positive Maternity Policy
Paternity, parental, adoption and dependent leave
Learning & Development - we will assess your development needs in line with the role you wish to perform, to allow you to further develop your knowledge
Career breaks - where appropriate, we support you to pursue other interests outside the workplace
Positive support for the Reserve Forces, including additional time off for Reservists
Key Responsibility Areas
The analysis of recorded trials data recorded from roof lab and flight trials to evaluate and develop a cutting edge AESA radar system. This will be achieved using both bespoke analysis tools for general work and MATLAB for focussed tasks.
To report on analysis results, e.g. performance achieved, problems found.
To investigate problems and generate solutions. This is a challenging task due to the complexity of the radar. This will involve modelling (MATLAB) and working closely with a range of multi-disciplinary teams.
Development of analysis toolsets & data visualisation/report generators.
To work closely with Raven systems and software teams to integrate changes. This may be at the level of generating test vectors for testing local software changes and at higher level supporting roof lab testing of the radar system.
To review system requirements and define changes to address problems and develop the radar. This is done through the use of various requirements management and configuration control tools (e.g. DOORS, Dimensions, and Teamcentre).
To contribute to the verification of the developing radar system.
The leveraging of big data analytics and, potentially, machine learning techniques
Customer interactions. building relationships with customer-side engineers, reporting analysis results and conclusions to the customer, typically during visits to customer's site or in periodic joint customer-supplier meetings.
Mentoring junior engineers.
Supporting process improvements both acting as a source of improvement ideas that challenge the status quo and by embracing new ways of working.
In this role the successful candidate will be required to liaise with engineering staff from a variety of engineering disciplines and to take full ownership of allocated tasks and deliver high quality work products within defined cost and schedule limits.
Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
Applicants will be degree qualified in an appropriate numerate discipline and demonstrate exceptional team working and interpersonal skills. The candidate should be experienced in using standard office software tools such as Word or Excel, as well as having experience of modelling tools such as MATLAB. An appreciation of requirements and configuration management tools is desirable (DOORS, Dimensions)