Systems Engineer –Mission Planning & Control

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
25 Sep 2018
Ref
P7357
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Systems
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen to join an expanding team delivering Mission Planning and Control products supporting weapon integration onto 4th and 5th generation fighter aircraft.
The Role
  • You will be conducting Systems Design activities for and mission planning products that will be delivered in support of the integration of Storm Shadow on to Typhoon
  • You will provide key inputs to system integration and testing, leading to product certification
  • You will also support the design of training courses and have an input to training materials and delivery to military users
What’s in it for you?
  • A typical development life cycle for the Mission Planning products is 2 years, so you will quickly have an opportunity to experience the full product life cycle
  • You will take ownership of the production and maintenance of the Project SysML model.  
  • There are opportunities for travel to MBDA sites in the UK and Europe, and to customer sites around the world
  • Multiple development paths, both technical and managerial
What’s great about the team?
"For me it’s mainly the variety of tasks (both in terms of activity, but now also across various weapon systems)”
“I very much enjoy the social side of the department. It’s not just colleagues from work, it’s real friends who get together afterwards to celebrate successes, birthdays and holidays.”
“Working the Mission Planning Control team is challenging as it about delivering the system engineering for the whole of the non-missile system understanding the End to End process with respect to the planning a mission for the launch platform to delivering its mission with the outcome set through the planning phase. “
“MP and C provides the opportunity to work in a proactive team across projects within MBDA. Utilising the skills and knowledge gain through experience inside MBDA and outside of MBDA which can be applied and utilised for the project, team and company.”
What are we looking for?
  • Sound understanding of System Engineering Process (including System and Sub-System Specification, System Test and Integration)
  • Experience in tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management (Dimensions or RTC)
  • Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) using SysML preferably using Rhapsody
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a collaborative environment spanning a number of teams and locations
  • Excellent communication skills
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
     
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