Systems Design – Emerging Portfolio

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
22 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
P7106
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Project Engineering
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
Role Title and Location:          Systems Design – Emerging Portfolio (Bristol)
Job Ref No:                               P7106
MBDA Level of role:                 Level 3 / Level 4 dependent upon experience
Reports to:                               Line Manager
 
The Opportunity
There are fantastic opportunities in Systems Design for engineers to work within Future Systems. These are highly visible, fast paced roles, in small teams, with high levels of delegated responsibility, to define and develop products and the associated technology plans for future products.
 
The Role
  • Customer needs analysis / elicitation
  • Develop concepts, under take trade studies
  • Opportunities to own task packages, drive programmes, manage finances and interface with technology areas.
  • Identify new technologies, maturing and exploiting these for next generation systems
  • Support bids for future development
     
    What’s in it for you?
  • Opportunity to network across the business, inc Technology Functions, Sales & Business Development and Programmes
  • Develop broad skill base, across technology and systems engineering
  • Work across multi-faceted domains of technical engineering, technology and business skill bases.
  • Help to shape the future opportunities for MBDA
     
    What’s great about the team?
    MBDA future systems teams tend to be small and therefore each role is key to overall success. We strive to develop individuals and to provide opportunities for people to own their own task packages and run the technical and business interfaces. The work is very diverse and therefore there is acceptance that individuals will need to develop the technology skill set, therefore placing more emphasis on an individual’s behaviours and potential. There is a lot of customer interfacing and helping to develop what the real needs are.
     
    What are we looking for?
  • Ideally degree qualified with a strong engineering or science background
  • Creativity, imagination and the ability to innovate
  • Ability to work across multiple disciplines of technology concepting, systems design and architecture, sub-system decomposition and functional allocation
  • Experience of task package ownership and running technical programmes
  • Ability to respond to customer requests; from generation of white papers through to formal bid submission
  • Adaptable and flexible to changing/emerging requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, whilst dealing with all levels of the business; from supporting junior colleagues to direct customer interface
     
    What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, 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.
     
    Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.
     
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