Embedded Electronics System and Design Degree Apprenticeship at DSTL

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About DSTL

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) ensures that our innovative science and technology contribute to the defence and security of the UK. We provide the UK Government with specialist science and technology research, advice and analysis – much of which is operationally critical with the potential to save many lives.

Embedded Electronics System and Design Degree Apprenticeship

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is looking to grow its future technical specialists. We have an opportunity for someone to join us as a degree apprentice at our Porton Down site, Salisbury - a great place to work.

As an Embedded Electronics System Design Engineer apprentice you will get to work on real life projects alongside your learning. As part of your programme you will learn:

  • Electrical circuit theory
  • Electrical theory and principals
  • Electronic components
  • Design of functional electronic systems and circuits from component level
  • Health and Safety; Oral and written communications
  • Structured software programming for embedded software, including testing methodology

Entry requirements:

Minimum age is 18

You will need to hold five A*-C Grade GCSEs or equivalent, including English & Maths, A-Level standard, or equivalent, in Mathematics and at least one further STEM based subject, such as Physics, ICT, Computing or Electronics.

The security of our work means that only UK nationals who have also resided in the UK for the last five years (10 years for certain roles) can be considered. All Dstl positions require full UK Security Clearance. Unfortunately dual nationals are not eligible.

Benefits of working at DSTL

  • Flexible working
  • Chartership and accreditation support
  • Pension
  • Generous annual leave
  • A competitive salary
  • Excellent learning and development
  • Onsite gyms and restaurants
  • Staff discounts for high street and online shopping, restaurants and days out

This apprenticeship is on a 4 year fixed term basis and starting salary is £20,500

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button below. To find the role, select 'Show more' and enter the following reference number: 1572410

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