Sea Ceptor System Verification Team Lead

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02812
  • 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…
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic engineer to lead a team in the delivery of System level verification and certification across the Sea Ceptor programmes, which range from bids through to in-service plus the programmes themselves are diverse in nature including the full weapon system, a training solution and an operational analysis model.

The Verification Team Lead will need to be confident in managing crucial deliveries across multiple programmes; ensuring priorities are balanced across the team and adapting to changing circumstances. To succeed in this role a successful candidate will need to manage a wide range of external partners, including the UK customer

This is a chance to join an experienced team within a group that has wide-ranging responsibilities, which include performance assessment, safety studies and Requirement maintenance, giving the opportunity to broaden experience. There are also opportunities for involvement supporting UK firing trials.

What we’re looking for
  • Ability to engage and influence a wide range of external partners
  • Previous experience of delivering design certification and/or trial clearance documentation
  • People and/or task management experience (expected to develop during the role)
What’s in it for you?
  • Exposure to a wide range of internal and external partners
  • Enhancing your influencing, negotiating and task management skills
  • Opportunity to regularly engage with the Chief Engineer and MBDA Technical Excellence
  • Learning about certification on a major naval weapon system
  • Potential to develop your people management skills through team member management
  • Opportunities to be overall lead of smaller contracts
Our benefits
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus scheme, superb learning and development opportunities and more….
Join a great team!

The team delivers an excellent product, which has been successfully installed on naval platforms around the world and will be delivering against three new recently signed contracts. You would be joining an experienced, supportive team with multiple contracts to deliver during an exciting phase of the Sea Ceptor project!

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 reasonable adjustments.

We encourage 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.
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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.

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