System Certfication lead - Brimstone Platform Integration and Export

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R03072
  • 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 opportunity has arisen for a Certification Engineer to join a motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic team during a key phase of the development programme.
A successful applicant will lead a team in the delivery of Certificates of Design on behalf of the Chief Engineer and Chief Systems Engineer, while working within the Platform Integration and Export Group. The role covers at least two Aircraft Integration contracts as well as an export programme.

What’s in it for you?
Role Development - An opportunity for a System Certification practitioner to expand and develop their role by gaining key experience in;
  • Managing the delivery of multiple contracts in parallel
  • Developing an understanding of the system under certification and
  • Leading a team and training others
  • Project and resource management
  • Career growth paths which reward individuals with the capability to deliver while meeting the aims of the group.
Exposure to Stakeholders - The role will involve working with:
  • Internal customers and partners up to Chief Engineer
  • External customers including the MoD and Platform Design Authorities
Travel – The role may include domestic and international travel.

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.

The Role

The role is for a Team Lead in the Platform Integration and Export Group. The primary aim of the role will be to lead the Certification of Platform Integration variants of the Brimstone Missile.
This will involve leading the commissioning, collection and reporting of Certification evidence using the IBM DOORS requirements management tool.
Delivery of certification task will require engagement with other MBDA teams, tracking the progress of evidence as its generated and reporting this progress to the Chief Systems Engineer, Chief Engineer and MoD.
The role may also include supporting other tasks in the Platform Integration and Export Group such as:
  • Supporting in-service operation by responding to user queries
  • Reviewing technical information from MBDA subject matter experts
Join a great team!

The Platform Integration and Export Group is a motivated and delivery focused team who aim to deliver On Time, On Cost and On Quality. The Group supports high profile contracts with the MoD, Aircraft Platform Design Authorities and Export Customers, and works close with the RAF supporting live firing trials and operation usage of the weapon.

The team retains a large body of technical knowledge relating to missile and aircraft operation and would readily welcome a candidate with an appreciation of military aircraft.

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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