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Employees: 10000+

Rohde & Schwarz is a leading supplier in the mobile and wireless communications sector, offering a range of instruments and systems.

Who we are

Rohde & Schwarz develops, produces and markets a wide range of electronic capital goods for industry, infrastructure operators and government customers. Established more than 85 years ago, the independent group is among the technology and market leaders in all of its business fields, including wireless communications and RF test and measurement, broadcast and media, air traffic control and military radiocommunications, cybersecurity and network technology.

The Test & Measurement Division, which includes the UK R&D office, is one of the leaders in the mobile and wireless communications sector, offering a comprehensive portfolio of Test and Measurement instruments and solutions for the development, production and acceptance testing of components and consumer devices. Other important T&M markets include the automotive industry, the aerospace & defence sector, all industrial electronics segments as well as research and education.

In addition to its established business fields, Rohde & Schwarz is making substantial investments in future technologies such as artificial intelligence, the industrial internet of things (IIoT), 6G, cloud solutions and quantum computing.

In fiscal year 2022/2023, Rohde & Schwarz generated EUR 2.78 billion in revenue. The company owes this tremendous success to its 13,800 highly qualified employees in over 70 countries.

Since its founding, Rohde & Schwarz has prepared thousands of young people for professional careers. The corporate culture is focused on people and pays off - along with the "FOCUS TOP National Employer" seal of approval, the Universum 2022 recognition as one of Germany’s young professionals most attractive employers, the company is also proud of its designation as a "Top Employer for Diversity".

Our recruitment process

Our student-oriented recruitment process aims to match your areas of interest, experience and your learning needs with what we can offer and assure there’s a mutually beneficial fit.

The application process is straightforward:

  • Apply now using the link to the R&S careers website and include:
    • Your CV – tell us about your academic and professional achievements.
    • Cover letter – let us know why you are interested in an industrial placement in R&S.
  • We will review your submission and successful candidates will be invited to our Fleet office for a face to face technical and competency interview and to give you an opportunity to see how we work and meet the team.
  • If there is a mutual fit we will make you an offer.


  • Flexible/remote/hybrid working
  • Company pension
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • International travel
  • Life insurance
  • Healthcare
  • State-of-the-art learning platforms
  • Sports & Social Club – hikes, games and other events and activities.

Culture and values

We focus on people. The company's highly qualified and motivated staff are the cornerstone of our success. The work environment is characterized by personal responsibility, mutual respect, collaboration and appreciation. Collaboration and innovative creativity are inspiring key elements of the Rohde & Schwarz culture, their stimulating mix drives our employees to achieve the exceptional. We not only encourage new approaches and ways of thinking, we also give our developers the freedom to reach for the previously unthinkable solutions.

Along with the development of all employees, another priority is to identify young talent at an early stage and prepare them for responsible specialist and management positions, regardless of nationality or gender - the company culture is fully inclusive.


Sustainability is a principle derived from our basic values. Rohde & Schwarz has always placed great emphasis on environmental awareness and protection. Our processes and materials meet the highest requirements for energy efficiency and environmental performance. Through ISO 14001 compliance, we demonstrate our commitment to pollution prevention, environmental regulatory compliance and continual improvement, as well as our dedication to its employees and the community.

Equality and diversity

Rohde & Schwarz is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we aim to hire the best candidates regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. We believe in diversity being one of the cornerstones of creative innovation - the company culture is fully inclusive. We are proud of our designation as a "Top Employer for Diversity".

Latest opportunities

Latest opportunities

  • Student Placement Software Engineer - Signal and Spectrum Analyser

  • Student Placement Software Engineer - Bluetooth

  • Student Placement Software Engineer - 3GPP 5G stack