Air Platform Integration Engineer

3 days left

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
P7809
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Project Engineering
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
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The opportunity 

To work within the growing Airborne Systems Integration organisation to deliver the integration of complex MBDA weapons onto fixed wing and rotary platforms for both UK and Export customers.
 
What are we looking for?
Essential:
  • An appropriate Engineering Degree or Masters (or equivalent) OR HNC/HND level (or equivalent).
  • Broad understanding of multiple general engineering disciplines e.g. electrical, mechanical, systems, etc.
  • Ability to work in a complex multi-stakeholder environment
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Pro-active and be capable of working on their own initiative with a minimum of supervision
    Desirable: 
  • Knowledge of Mil-Std-1760 and Def Stan 1553 highly desirable
  • Experience in the defence sector in integration of systems onto fixed wing or rotary platforms
  • Ability to lead a technical team
  • Ability to undertake complex technical negotiations with a high degree of autonomy
     
    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.
     
    The Role 
  • Working with MBDA, platform and government authorities to establish an integration plan that facilitates the integration of complex MBDA air launched weapon systems onto a wide range of fixed wing and rotary platforms.
  • Delivery of integration programmes to time and cost; ensuring that the integration is safe and maximises the weapon capability to the end user.
  • Produce and agree integration requirements with MBDA subject matter experts and platform authorities to define the integration activity and to ensure that customer needs can be met.
  • Produce and agree interface control documentation with the platform design authority to control and maintain the definition of the platform to store interface and ensure compatibility between them.
  • Establish integration trials campaign requirements with platform and government authorities; identifying facility and equipment needs and the data required to certify the integrated weapon system.
  • Design, plan and execute integration trials activities with the platform design authority and MBDA subject matter experts.
  • Deliver the certification of the integrated product and the associated certificates of design 
     
    What’s in it for you? 
  • You will be working in a focused team that delivers a weapons integration programme working closely with specialists both within MBDA, platform design authorities and government organisations
  • This is an opportunity for someone with good knowledge of aircraft systems or weapon systems integration to utilise this within MBDA whilst increasing their knowledge and experience across a broad range of disciplines
  • The roles will have both office based and field based elements
  • The roles will involve travel within the UK and potentially overseas 
     
    What’s great about the team?
  • The Airborne Systems Integration team is growing fast providing an exciting and dynamic environment that is focused on delivering the needs of our customers
  • There will be opportunities to work on a whole range of MBDA air-launched products together with UK and Export platform design authorities.  
     
Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
 
MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
 
We encourage applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.  MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.
 
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