Test and Evaluation Proving Team Lead

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02515
  • Closing date 17th 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…
MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Part time working considered

A great opportunity has arisen within Electronic Engineering in the UK for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who is looking to broaden their technical and leadership skills across multiple projects.

The Role
As a Test and Evaluation Proving Team Lead, your role will be to manage a team of proving engineers and deliver the development proving activities for products across one or more projects. This will encompass the preparation, conduct and reporting of Integration, EMC and Environmental trials. In order to achieve this there will be a high level of interaction and collaboration with partners across the business.

What we're looking for
  • Experience of the Proving process associated methodologies is essential.
  • Leadership experience is highly beneficial, but being able to demonstrate the right attitude and behaviours is more important as training and development will be given.
  • Someone with a high degree of self-motivation and drive and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to negotiate with the various partners to ensure the quality of technical requirements.
  • An appreciation of Electronics technologies and the sorts of products that we design will be of advantage.
What’s in it for you?
  • An opportunity to develop and broaden both your technical and non-technical skills
  • The opportunity to get involved in all stages of the development lifecycle.
Our benefits

*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.
Join a great team!
  • You will join a motivated, focused and multi-disciplined team, where communication and the ethos to share information is key;
  • We're dedicated to improving the way it works, how we get along with other parts of the business, and we have a with a strong interest in the development of our people.
Why us?

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’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

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 ‎


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.