Systems Design (Emerging Portfolio)

  • Location Bristol
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P7721
  • Closing date 27th Nov 2020

Are you passionate about the defence world and advanced technology?

Would you like to develop your skills in a highly challenging environment? If so…
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, undertake 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 a 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 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 require 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).

    Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news.
    LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)

If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‏‏‎ ‎

WHO WE ARE

MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms.

MORE THAN A JOB

We share a unique responsibility that brings purpose to everything we do.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to our home nations and their allies. Whether you are Lead Engineer or Business Support Officer, your work is vital in ensuring that our armed forces have the equipment they need, when they need it.
" At MBDA you always have to bear in mind that we are all a part of a very important process that defends our freedoms. "

Balpreet
Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.

WE ARE MBDA

With over 60 years combined experience through our predecessor companies and over 10,000 employees across Europe and the USA, we are trusted suppliers of missile and missile systems to the defence sector.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides smarter and more effective equipment for the armed forces over land, sea and air.

INCLUSIVE AND DIVERSE

We value difference.

Our work has a far-reaching impact, and we all make a difference every day. Our values-led culture welcomes a diversity of skills, experience and perspectives, where everyone has the opportunity contribute, grow and succeed.

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