Systems Engineer – Deep Strike Mission Planning

  • Location Bristol
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P8195B
  • Closing date 18th Apr 2021

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

An opportunity has arisen to join a small, driven and dynamic team, working across international boundaries who are focused on delivering a Mission Planning product for a key domestic/export customer.

What are we looking for?
  • Strong understanding of System Engineering Process is essential with significant recent experience in a systems engineering role ideally across the full lifecycle.
  • Experience in tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management essential.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a collaborative environment spanning a number of teams and locations is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including an ability to author or contribute to technical reports and documentation are essential.
  • Experience of technical problem solving.
  • General understanding of mission planning would be of benefit.
  • Excellent ‘can do’ attitude and pro-active behaviours are essential.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent.

What’s in it for you?
You will be working on a Mission Planning product for a key domestic/export customer. The development is closely coupled with MBDA-Fr and as such, there is a strong emphasis on strong international working, providing opportunity for some travel and exposure across the French side of our business.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to…
  • Work across a large range of the product life-cycle, including requirements definition, design generation and flow down through to proving and certification activities.
  • Work with MBDA-Fr and local Subject Matter Experts to build a sound understanding of the system
  • Author key documents, both internal and for the end user.

The Role
  • You will be conducting systems design activities for mission planning products.
  • You will provide key inputs to requirements capture, design freezes, system integration and testing through to full product verification and certification.
  • You will work closely with UK and French Systems and Software teams, as well as other parties to enable robust design and system validation.
What’s great about the team?

You’ll be joining a focused, agile team to deliver a Mission Planning product for a key domestic/export customer, on time, on cost and to the quality that MBDA is renowned for. The sub-system team is relatively small and colleagues work very closely, supporting each other to ensure continuous commitment to delivery is maintained.
The sub-system team works as part of the wider Mission Planning & Control Function, responsible for delivering a multitude of projects and you will have the opportunity to gain visibility across many of these projects.

What would you get?
*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

MBDA is an award winning company; 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 welcome 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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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

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.