Systems Engineer – Software Requirements and Real-time Performance, Brimstone 3

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R03119
  • 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…
Brimstone is a high profile project at a critical stage of development with many opportunities for personal development. This role is to take forward the software requirements definition and the corresponding working groups and coordination activities.
What are we looking for?
  • Ability to coordinate and mediate between multiple software teams with differing priorities
  • Experienced engineer with knowledge of requirements generation and decomposition
  • Experience with the certification process and an ability to manage multiple partners including the customer community
  • RTC, Rhapsody, DOORS and PLM skills are essential
  • An up-to-date understanding of the Systems Engineering Processes and how to streamline delivery
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and short timescales
  • Planning and estimating skills required
What’s in it for you?

This is a high visibility role with a large degree of independence. There is a opportunity gain experience and visibility across the Brimstone partners and across the company.
The project is concluding the development phase for Brimstone 3A and the role will be instrumental in coordinating major deliverables and then taking forward the baseline into the additional development phase for Brimstone 3B.
Brimstone is using forward looking techniques such as functional strand management, design domains and MBSE.
The RoleThe responsibilities of this role will be the following:
  • Development and maintenance of the MCU Architecture model which is an MBSE / Rhapsody model
  • Development and Maintenance of the software requirements set including application requirements in DOORS, Telemetry definition and Functional Interface Definitions
  • Coordination of the multiple software points of embodiment for the Brimstone 3 missile through the functional strands (on behalf of the functional stands manager)
  • RTFI workshops (Real Time Functional Integration) will need to be held to ensure the functional solution to the requirement set is valid and that the partners are bought in
  • Lead the JASA working groups for the B3B main programme
  • Upkeep of the Software build list to correspond with the hardware list
  • Progress reporting to project seniors
What would you get?

*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!

The Software Requirements and Real-time Performance team is a small 2 person team which is agile in its approach to coordinating the system definition activities and build support, its is specialist in its positon in the project as the MBSE source of expertise.
The team sits within the Brimstone 3A System Definition and Certification group.


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.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

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.

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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. "

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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.

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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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