Head of Launch Management System

  • Location Bristol
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R03135
  • Closing date 22nd May 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

You’ll lead the development and support of the Launch Management System (LMS) for two of our major programmes, in a Head of Sub-System capacity. Your role will involve supporting in-service activity, ongoing future development, functional and physical design, and validation.
The LMS is currently in service with the UK on the Type 23 warships, with demonstration work ongoing for future platforms and land applications. Export customers include New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, and Canada. This is a great chance for you to work on a high profile, international programme.

What we’re looking for
  • Experience of weapon system or subsystem development, ideally using MBSE/ Rhapsody
  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience of leading (directly or indirectly) multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of requirements management
Here’s what’s in it for you
  • Leading the development of a major subsystem which is critical to significant MBDA programmes
  • Exposure to customers and management of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Working on in service support to existing products, as well as supporting design/ development and bid work
Join a great team!

We’re a highly motivated team that focusses on working closely with our customers. Their challenges are our challenges, and we work together to solve them. Our excellent relationship with them is testament to our track record of delivery.
You’ll be supported in your career development goals and can call on the varied expertise within our team.
We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended 2-3 days per week approach to on-site and remote working.

Benefits Package
*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.

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