Electronics Systems Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits
09 May 2019
08 Jun 2019
Rosie Connor
Job Type
The Opportunity

Technical Project Electronic engineers are involved in all aspects of missile development, from the early concept studies to series production support within MBDA and also may be responsible for managing the technical aspects of development with our major equipment suppliers.
It’s an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to build on their design experience and progress to a more senior technical role, such as Chief Design Engineer.

The Role

  • Responsible for defining the electrical architecture for all variants of a munition / systems, ensuring the electrical architecture and interfaces meet the requirements.
  • Technically manage internal and external suppliers for delivery of sub-system work packages to time, cost, quality & performance requirements
  • Responsible for producing Statements of Work and plans for the design and development of weapon systems sub-systems.
  • Interface with and manage customer expectations throughout the development process.
  • Responsible for controlling any assigned budgets
  • Ensure modularity and reuse objectives are achieved.
  • Able to technically supervise engineers within the team and indirectly manage engineers in the extended project team.

What's in it for you?

This is an opportunity to develop a broad view of the operational capability of a strategically important product and the development process through interaction with Systems Designers, Chief Engineers and Suppliers. There are opportunities to become a Team Leader within the CDE Project teams as an interim step to becoming a CDE.

What’s great about joining this team?

There are about 30 staff within the Electronic and Test Architecture UK Functional Team, who are all collocated with their Project Teams in Stevenage. You will be working for the Project CDE and interact with a broad range of other Functions within MBDA, but have a high degree of autonomy and represent the Project / Function in many meetings.

What we are looking for?

  • Ideally educated to degree level or an equivalent qualification with experience of electronic design engineering at a systems level.
  • Ability to technically manage internal and sub-contract activities
  • Strong leadership skills, able to establish a clear engineering vision
  • Ability to influence managers and other stakeholders across the company
  • Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Willingness to travel when required
  • Ideally an understanding of engineering disciplines associated with aerospace products.
What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, 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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