Career Opportunities - United Kingdom

L3 MAPPS offers a distinctive worldwide high-tech environment. Be a part of a dynamic organization with significant resources and vast opportunities to share knowledge and expertise with people around the globe.

It takes incredible innovation, teamwork and an entrepreneurial spirit to be L3. L3 was built by combining the talents and ideas of people from across our company to deliver the best solutions for our customers. In return, we offer a comprehensive and competitive remuneration package which includes life assurance, private health insurance, personal pension, income protection and flexi-time.

At L3 MAPPS, whether in the marine, power generation or space business sector, you will work in an innovative, stimulating environment where you will have the chance to receive extensive training on our products, tools and systems, contribute your own innovative ideas while gaining advanced knowledge and skills in your field of interest.

In addition, we offer a competitive salary, L3 stock purchase plan, flexible work schedules and a comprehensive benefits program.

We currently have roles open in Canada and the United Kingdom at all levels, offering the opportunity to work on highly varied, unique and interesting projects. Please apply using the links below. Alternatively, you can send us a copy of your CV via our email link here if you feel you have skills to offer a potential role that is not listed on our wesbite.

Currently available positions

We are seeking an enthusiastic degree qualified engineer (or equivalent) to join a growing systems engineering team.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Department: Engineering

Seeking an individual to manage and deliver a project through the project lifecycle to the contract to meet the Time, Cost and Quality KPIs for the Naval Support Systems Business Stream.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Department: Programmes

We seek a candidate to assist in the specification, design and implementation of ship control systems.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Department: Engineering

Looking for a candidate to undertake Electrical, Control & Instrumentation equipment design activities.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Department: Engineering

We are looking for the best and the most capable engineers to add value to our organisation and our product. In return, provide a systematic learning approach that will expand core skill sets.

  • Location: Barrow
  • Department: Engineering

We are seeking an enthusiastic degree qualified engineer (or equivalent) to join a growing systems engineering team.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Department: Engineering

It takes incredible innovation, teamwork and an entrepreneurial spirit to be L3. L3 was built by combining the talents and ideas of people from across our company to deliver the best solutions for our customers. L3 employees are our most valuable resource—the embodiment of how we deliver unparalleled service to our customers.

See how you can be L3.

Company Schemes

L3 GIANTS

In 2017, L3 MAPPS. created the L3 Graduates, Interns & Apprentices Nurturing Training Scheme (GIANTS) aligning all our successful training schemes; structuring and harmonising them under one focused team.

The GIANTS framework provides:

  • A fast track to a chosen career
  • A variety of opportunities within our engineering disciplines and functions
  • Structured rotations with set objectives
  • Opportunities for further training and development
  • One to one mentorship

Our mission is to support business growth with well-rounded Young Engineers by providing training and mentorship and giving the opportunity to experience our company products and procedures, whilst continuously improving our Apprenticeship, Graduate and Internship programs.

Our vision is to inspire Young Engineers in the exciting world of Naval Engineering, giving opportunity to achieve their potential while exploring all aspects of engineering and Company functions.

In the early years the schemes were based in Bristol and focused on Engineering. In 2018, we expanded the schemes by creating positions at our sites in Barrow and Burgess Hill as well as offering a new apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals.

Are you enthusiastic, self-motivated and eager to develop?

We are always on the look-out for individuals with a logical mind-set, who can operate in a team environment, whilst maintaining a commitment to individual goals and targets. We can offer you the advantage of being part of a global entity, whilst maintaining a friendly 'can-do' attitude, in an environment where you are not just a number on the payroll.

Our 24 month programme has been tailored to optimise the learning experience. As L3 MAPPS is a functional organisation, the Graduate Scheme Framework will rotate you through the full breadth of the product lifecycle; from System Engineering and Software Engineering through to Test Engineering. Each functional rotation will last a period of six months, concluding with a performance and salary review in order to consider your progress and evaluate your future training needs.

We’ll provide you with a support infrastructure that enables you to grow, both personally and academically. We’ll allocate you real work on real projects, giving you set deliverables, tasks and responsibilities. You’ll arrive at the start with a limited knowledge of us and our industry and by the time you leave we’ll have filled your mind with industrial best practices, engineering philosophies and invaluable work place experience!

We’ll also offer you structured, advanced learning criteria. Here you’ll be presented a variety of differing opportunities; from team building and social activities to presenting at local schools or through attendance at externally provided courses, all aiding your personal and professional development.

We’re looking for the best and the most capable engineers to add value to our organisation and our product!

What else can we offer you?

In return, we’ll provide you professional mentors and a systematic learning approach that will expand your core skill sets at this pivotal stage in your career. As well as the benefits of being a permanent employee, such as:

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • External Training Courses
  • Sickness Pay
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Personal Achievement Training

Entry Requirements

A Minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline.

Please note that all offers are subject to the relevant security clearance being obtained.

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Our 12 week programme has been tailored to optimise the learning experience. As L3 MAPPS is a functional organisation, the Engineering Internship will rotate you through the full breadth of the product lifecycle; from System Engineering and Software Engineering through to Test Engineering. The advantage of this approach is that you’ll get to sample a variety of engineering disciplines, potentially moulding and enhancing your career path for decades to come.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Structured Learning

** Applications are now closed for 2017, but watch this space for details of our 2018 programme. **

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** WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2019 PROGRAMME. PLEASE VISIT OUR VACANCIES PAGE FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO APPLY **

Are you looking for a rewarding apprenticeship with a dynamic company offering vast opportunities?

Do you have an interest in Technical Systems?

Do you have an interest in Engineering but not sure which Engineering Discipline interests you more?

Here at L3 MAPPS we are always looking to offer bright, talented and enthusiastic individuals the prospect of building rewarding careers with a world renowned market leader.

L3 MAPPS employs personnel in a number of niche disciplines including Through Life Support Specialists, Marine Engineers, Specialist Technical Instructors, System and Test Engineers plus Hardware and Software Designers

L3 MAPPS, with its 25+ year history, provides an extensive infrastructure geared to developing, delivering and fully supporting tailored and cutting-edge technology solutions for the commercial and military marine sectors. L3 MAPPS specialises in the provision of Navigation, Communication, Automation and Training Solutions; with state-of-the-art Integrated Platform Management Systems, full mission simulators, in-service support and commercial marine maritime solutions.

Interested and want to know more?

The 3-year, Level 3 Higher Engineering Apprenticeship is currently run through Weston-Super-Mare (South West Skills Campus).

Year 1 is spent full time in college with 1 day & half term placements in the Bristol Office. Year's 2 & 3 are spent full time in the office with 1 day placements in college.

As a minimum you will need to have or have at least 5 X GCSE at A-B grade in Mathematics and at A-C grade in subjects including English and an A-C grade in subjects including English and an appropriate Engineering or Science subject (or equivalent).

Should you be successful, the 3-year Level 3 Higher Engineering Apprenticeship will give you:

  • BTEC Diploma in Engineering
  • Hands on experience on our current Projects such as Aircraft Carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth & HMS Prince of Wales; Landing Platform Dock Ships, HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark; Astute Submarines; Astute Training Facility and Commercial Shipping, including cruise liners and super-yachts
  • Exposure and experience in each engineering disciplines; including Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Systems Engineering; and all company departments and functions
  • A structured training programme
  • Competitive salary
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Travel around the UK (and potentially abroad)
  • Work in office and dockyard environments
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Submit your curriculum vitae!

Or paste the following address into your e-mail client: mappsuk.recruitment@L3Harris.com

MARINE SYSTEMS AND SIMULATION

Naval vessel control systems, land-based and on-board simulators and turnkey training solutions.

POWER SYSTEMS AND SIMULATION

Real-time power plant simulators and simulator modernization for all plant types and CANDU plant computer systems.

SPACE SYSTEMS AND SIMULATION

Real-time simulators for robotic systems and satellites to support simulation-based design and operations / maintenance training.