Systems Engineer : Certification

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P8144S
  • Closing date 13th Dec 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 is an opportunity to join the certification team and support a significant guided firing trials campaign. This will be a challenging programme with multiple variants of the most complex missile MBDA has ever produced. Your task will be to ensure each trial has the documentation that underwrites the trials hardware/software and that the trials will be successful.

What are we looking for?
  • Must have experience of IBM DOORS
  • Experience of Missile/Weapon Systems, Systems Combat or Command & Control Systems
  • Highly Motivated with excellent communications skills and proven team working ability
  • Experience of Aerospace, Defence etc is desirable, and not essential

What’s in it for you?

Excellent opportunities for networking across project in multiple Domain/Function areas. Engagement across all levels of the project including with MOD.
Career opportunity to grow into a scares skill area for Systems Design UK
You will be working on a new complex system and trials campaign that will provide interesting and exciting opportunities.
You will need to developed approaches to Functional Chain analysis/definition of V&V needs.
Use Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) Driven Proving interface from Systems Design (SD) into Integration and Systems Validation (ISV).
Domain led design assurance & design reviews.
Strong customer interface at MOD working groups.

The Role
  • Generating certification evidence to support missile firing campaigns.
  • Develop different strategies in order to generate Verification and Validation Evidence.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders to ensure the system has been proven correctly.
  • You will need to ensure that paperwork is generated in line with company and industry standards.
  • You will provide a key input to Fit to Trial Activities.

What’s great about the team?
  • You will be part of the Certification Team that works with the wider systems team and project. The Certification team liaises with each of the Design Authorities to ensure the hardware and software will be fit for the purpose, safe and meets the requirements.
  • The Certification Team end goal is to create the final Weapon System Certificate of Design at the end of the programme. In the run-up to the Final CofD a number of trials will need certification evidence to support them.

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


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.


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. "

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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.


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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