Electronics Design Engineer

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02768
  • 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

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 DOE + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Part time working considered

MBDA has entered the next phase of its exciting evolution as a world-class European missile company. The growing workload within MBDA has created exciting opportunities within the Electronic Engineering function for Electronic Engineers to work within our Electronic design team, designing, developing, proving and integrating both analogue and digital circuit cards for equipment and subsystems within MBDA’s missiles and missile system products, spanning air, land and sea.

What we’re looking for
  • Ideally, degree qualified with experience in Electronics Design and development; preferably in defence or related industry.
  • Relevant 3D Electronic CAD/CAE experience (training on our preferred CAE tools will be given)
  • Excellent problem solving skills and knowledge of a wide range of electronic technologies and products.
  • A willing and helpful attitude, a calm professional manner and the ability to assess and set priorities and deal with multiple issues on a regular basis
What’s in it for you?
  • A unique opportunity to develop and broaden both technical and leadership skills (where relevant) within a growing company
  • The opportunity to work on some of the most advanced engineering products in the sector
  • The opportunity to work with highly talented and motivated engineers, in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Opportunities to travel and work as part of an international team
  • You will have many opportunities for personal development, through on-the-job and formal training. You will also have support and encouragement to attain a professional qualification (e.g. CEng) should you so wish.
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.
The Role
  • Schematic Capture, prototyping, testing and proving activities along with integration to other electronics within the given equipment.
  • Liaison to, and leadership of, other Electronic Engineering teams for PCB Layout, Component Selection, FPGA design and RF Design in order to deliver on Project commitments.
  • Leadership of the Electronic Engineering design activities and team on an Equipment Project (subject to level and experience)
  • Management of circuit card designs through the Product Lifecycle
  • Participation in Peer and Design Reviews
  • Involvement in research and continuous improvement activities to enhance the Electronic Engineering capability for the future.
Join a great team!
  • Our people are extremely competent and highly committed. As an organisation, we work on technologies that make us the best at what we do. When properly supported our people can do extraordinary things and so can you.
  • We love our jobs. What we do is important to us, to our families and to our nation. We excel because we want to ensure freedom of choice and expression.
  • We all need a steer, a little advice. No business does this better. You will get the support of a mentor network and a functional management team that supports and empowers our engineers. We work better as a team and when you join our team you will be made welcome.
  • We strive to be better. We encourage you to teach us, and if you are great at what you do, we want you to share your knowledge and experience to help us improve.
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. "

Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.


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.