Electronics & Systems Engineer

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P8040
  • 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 exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive and driven electronics engineer to join our Navigation Sensors Group.
  • The Team are responsible for the specification and assessment of Navigation Sensors for MBDA, such as inertial and satellite navigation equipment.
  • The successful candidate will work within the inertial sensors team and apply proven understanding of electronics for the specification of inertial systems

The Role

As an electronics engineer, you would gain detailed understanding of rate sensors and accelerometers to allow requirements to be created.
  • Monitoring supplier and technology roadmaps and identifying cutting edge and future technologies for investment.
  • Supporting sub assembly and equipment assessment trials as part of an international team.
  • Undertake research and design activities as part of an international team.
  • Monitoring supplier and technology roadmaps and identifying cutting edge and future technologies for investment.
  • Collaborating with suppliers and researchers of Navigation Sensors and related technologies.
  • Designing and conducting laboratory tests.

What’s in it for you?
  • This role offers an opportunity to be part of a successful team working to develop new and innovative solutions to address complex customer requirements.
  • You will develop expertise in navigation sensors; both conventional and cutting-edge technologies.
  • Involvement in the strategic growth of a rapidly evolving team.
  • Collaborative working with UK-wide & European travel.
  • You will take a key role in several multi-national research programmes.
  • The work is technically challenging, innovative and rewarding. The variety of work offered within the team also presents an excellent opportunity for personal development.

What’s great about the team?

You will be joining a growing team with both the motivation to excel and a good team spirit. You will have the opportunity to apply your experience and enthusiasm for navigation sensor technologies to support the development and production of some of the most advanced missile systems in the world. Navigation sensors are a critical technology for missile systems and therefore the team has frequent exposure to high-profile, fast-paced projects with rewarding opportunities. The team is very closely linked with the navigation sensors team in MBDA France with associated regular travel opportunities.

What are we looking for?
  • A technical background and experience in a relevant engineering discipline such as electronic engineering or physics.
  • An appreciation of RF would be advantageous
  • Appreciation of system design & integration challenges
  • Experience with good systems engineering practices.
  • Modelling skills including proficiency with tools such as MATLAB and/or Simulink

What would you get?

Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the 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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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.