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Systems Engineer: Seeker Modelling and Simulation

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02566
  • Closing date 27th Jun 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

The Future Cruise Anti-Ship Weapon (FCASW) is heading towards the assessment phase and we are looking for a Systems Engineer to perform modelling activities for part of a new and innovative seeker system. This is a really exciting opportunity to work on developing new technologies for a new product.
We need you to have experience of modelling and coding (ideally Matlab/ Simulink), and have a degree level qualification or equivalent experience. Most importantly, we want you to have passion for the industry and technology, and we can help you develop your career and give you exposure to some incredible products.
The programme is in the early stage of the development cycle so you’ll have a real chance to influence the next generation of MBDA products. We’re a specialist and diverse team, so you’ll also be able to develop your skills and will be fully supported in doing so.
What we’re looking for
  • Modelling and coding experience (ideally Matlab/ Simulink)
  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience)
  • Keen interest in defining and developing algorithms
Here’s what’s in it for you
  • Opportunity to join a high profile programme in the early stage of development
  • Innovative and complex technology which will help you develop your skills and expertise
  • The team is due to grow as it heads towards the next stage of development, meaning more career opportunities for you
Join a great team!

Our Simulation & Modelling team is a specialist, diverse, and supportive team offering you all the tools you need to develop your career. We have a great track record of delivering innovative solutions to complex engineering problems.

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 ‎


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.

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