Systems Engineering What it is like to be a systems engineer at Leonardo?

Our systems engineering roles span a wide range of activities that help pull together high-performance complex systems and system of systems.  Systems Engineers bridge the gap between the theoretically possible and the practically implementable whether that is a physical product, support or a service system.

We need talented engineers and scientists to take early concepts from a variety of sources and turn them into working solutions. However, you do not need a background in engineering to make a difference or to find a role. Many of our System Engineers come from pure science backgrounds.

Although we have a wide range of roles and unique job titles, traditional systems engineering roles typically include: Problem definition, systems architecture, synthetic environments, systems modelling and analysis, integration, verification and validation & Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).

Leonardo is currently offering wide range of opportunities for systems engineer roles that covering a wide range of systems skill sets which include:

  • Systems Engineers
  • Systems Architects
  • System Support Engineers
  • Data Analysts
  • Digital Engineers

Find the System Engineering role for you

Award-winning benefits designed for you

Funded Flexible Benefits Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.
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Flexible working and flex-leave We offer all our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life. Our model of working provides anyone the opportunity to work together as part of a team regardless of location and considerate of personal circumstances.  
Award-winning Pension Our multi-award-winning pension scheme, into which new starters are automatically enrolled, offers an employer matching contribution of up to 15%.


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People Recognition Scheme Our People Recognition Scheme enables colleagues to personally thank each other and teams, as well as to mark special occasions. The scheme also allows people to nominate colleagues to receive financial rewards for significant professional achievements.

What our System Engineers are saying

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It’s a hugely exciting place to work and there is a real passion and drive to progress. Will Davidson Systems Architect
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I would recommend Leonardo if you are looking to join a company where there is a real sense of community, where the project work is challenging and interesting, where there are opportunities to develop new skills, travel with work and try new things. Jenny King Principle Systems Engineer
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Feeling valued at work is by far the most important reason I would recommend working at Leonardo.  Clint Dixon Principle Systems Engineer