Signal Processing Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Closing date
9 Nov 2019

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Discipline
Project Engineering
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
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The Opportunity

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Signal Processing Engineer to join a growing team within a world leading Defence Company. You will be working on the development and modelling of new algorithms for secure radio communication systems.

The Role


 You will have the opportunity to work across a wide variety of projects, ranging from fundamental research into new algorithms and implementations through to product development for customer programmes.
  • You will be working on development of novel solutions to challenging communications problems, making use of the latest technology.
  • Contribute expertise across a number of projects
  • Help shape future research and collaboration with academia and other industry partners
What’s in it for you?
  • You will gain expertise in secure military communications technology, and in particular signal processing techniques
  • Varied work across multiple projects to support your professional development
  • Excellent training opportunities through formal and/or on the job training to deepen and widen your expertise
  • You will have the opportunity to work in international programme teams with customers from across the globe
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a growing, dynamic team consisted of like-minded engineers that is focussed on the delivery of cutting edge data link system solutions for our customers
  • You will work as part of a team that includes people with a mix of disciplines that support each other to achieve delivery of cutting-edge, world class solutions to complex problems
What are we looking for?
  • Ideally degree qualified in an engineering or scientific subject
  • A good understanding of RF theory and an appreciation of RF system design
  • Programming experience in a high level language (ideally C/C++with experience of Xilinx HLS)
  • Proficiency in Matlab and Simulink.
  • Familiarity with DOORS and RTC
  • You will you will be able to communicate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner to non-expert audiences
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.
     
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).
 
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MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees working across France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States. It has three major aeronautical and defence shareholders - Airbus Group (37.5%), BAE Systems (37.5%) and Finmeccanica (25%) - and is the first truly integrated European defence company. In 2013, the Group recorded a turnover of 2.8 billion euros, produced about 3,000 missiles and added 4 billion euros of new orders to the order book which now stands at 10.8 billion euros. MBDA works with over 90 armed forces worldwide.

MBDA was created in December 2001, after the merger of the main missile producers in France, Italy and the UK. Each of these companies contributed the experience gained from fifty years of technological and operational success. The restructuring of the industry in Europe was completed with the acquisition of the German subsidiary EADS/LFK in March 2006. This further enriched MBDA’s range of technologies and products, consolidating the Group’s world-leading position in the industry.

MBDA is the only Group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems to meet the whole range of current and future operational requirements for the three armed forces (army, navy, air force). Overall, the Group offers a range of 45 products in service and another 15 in development.

The Group has demonstrated its ability to bring together the best skills across the whole of Europe and as a result has been chosen to lead a series of strategic multi-national programmes. These include the six-nation Meteor air superiority weapon, the Franco-British conventionally armed cruise missile, Storm Shadow/SCALP, and a family of air defence systems based on the Aster missile for France and Italy (for ground and naval based air defence) and for the UK (naval air defence for the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers).

The mastery of cutting-edge technologies is not only an advantage for MBDA in successfully developing and producing new products. It is also a means of guaranteeing customers that innovations can be made to existing products during their life span in order to meet constantly changing specifications arising from increasingly complex engagement scenarios. It is precisely this combination which makes MBDA the defence sector partner of choice in many countries around the world.

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