Press Release

Inmarsat Invests in Careers of Future Space Engineers

By SpaceRef Editor
March 4, 2015
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Inmarsat is investing in the careers of future engineers with an exciting new Technology Development Programme, designed to provide newly qualified STEM-based graduates with a platform to develop a career in satellite communications.

The unique graduate scheme confirms Inmarsat’s commitment to supporting and enabling the next generation of world-class engineers. It includes a two-year tailored programme of continuous learning and development at Inmarsat, with the continuation of employment within a technology focused team after these two years.

Successful applicants will be given an amazing opportunity to contribute to real space engineering programmes and establish themselves alongside some of the leading engineers in the field of satellite communications.

Top-level graduates

Key universities with an acclaimed history of producing top-level graduates in Computer Science, Engineering (Aeronautical, Electrical or Mechanical), Physics, Mathematics or Technology, have been targeted in the UK and Europe.

The Technology Development Programme is also open to all qualified graduates with a STEM-based degree, regardless of the university they attended, within the UK or abroad.

“Through this programme, we can guarantee an exciting, rewarding and challenging environment for the strongest engineers,” said Kate Roddy, Lead HR Business Partner.

Talent Pool

“We are growing all the time and we need engineers and analysts to add to our expansion, the programme is sponsored by our Chief Technology Officer and key technology players. This initiative has been launched to ensure we have the strongest engineering talent pool, now and in the future.”

The flexible training programme comprises a series of six-month work rotations at Inmarsat based upon the graduate’s strengths and interests. Successful applicants will be able to choose to work in a number of specialised teams, including:

Space Segment
System Architecture
Spectrum Engineering
Satellite Operations
Product and Network Operations

Enriched knowledge

By the end of the programme, they will not only have acquired highly regarded skills and an enriched knowledge base, but also a competitive salaried job with the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications.

To apply applicants must answer a question set by Mark Dickinson, Inmarsat Vice President Satellite Operations, and send along with their CV and covering letter. Closing date is 18 March 2015.

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SpaceRef staff editor.