Hardware Systems Development Engineer

General Dynamics UK
Hastings, East Sussex or Remote Working
£31,360 - £39,200 depending upon experience
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

Job Details

General Dynamics UK has an excellent opportunity for a systems engineering expert. We are looking for a full-time Hardware Systems Development Engineer to work on a mainly remote basis, and the role comes with a salary of £31,360 to £39,200 p/a. The Hardware Systems Development Engineer will work within our avionics or maritime product development teams, developing a range of product solutions to meet the needs of new and advanced avionic and maritime platforms.

The main tasks of this role can be summarised as follows:

  • Working on detailed design or integration activities for one or more system components
  • Working with the research teams developing the conceptual designs for new products and systems

Candidates should ideally have a degree-level education or equivalent within the electronics or electronic systems engineering discipline. We are also looking for engineering and domain experience in avionics or maritime products – perhaps as an embedded software engineer or network engineer. You will also require knowledge of Design to Cost, Design For Test, Design for Manufacture and Design Assurance process to meet RTCA DO-254.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering impressive benefits including:

  • A compressed nine-day fortnight and compressed hours 
  • A personalised career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews 
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognised and rewarded with a flexible benefits scheme

To apply for this Hardware Systems Development Engineer role, contact General Dynamics today. We aim to be as flexible as possible, so this role could either be based working from home or based within our offices in Hastings, depending upon your preference.

Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace, including beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts, and ideas.


What sets us apart is a fresh approach that thrives on innovation. It creates an entrepreneurial atmosphere enjoyed by our world-class people.

We are a well-established Company with a firm focus on the future. We are commercially successful and growing fast. Once you talk to us you will see why we stand out from the crowd.

We are world-class but still ambitious; large but still dynamic; growing but still innovative.

General Dynamics has more than 1,300 employees in the UK, including approximately 1,000 who work for General Dynamics UK, located across four sites. Our highly-skilled people relish the fact that we are a recognised leader in the defence industry. They are part of our exciting future. You can be too.

General Dynamics UK is part of General Dynamics Corporation, one of the top six defence companies in the world. General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 92,000 people worldwide. The Company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems; armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.

More information about the Company is available at www.generaldynamics.com

What we do

Pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge.

As a leading prime contractor and complex systems integrator, we provide network enabled solutions for the UK Ministry of Defence and international markets.

In the UK we are structured around two main businesses: Land Systems and Mission Systems.

Our solutions include:

  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV)
  • Avionic systems
  • Bowman – Command Battlespace Management (Land) (CBM(L))
  • Command Control Communications Computers and Information (C4I) systems
  • Digitised training solutions and services
  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance) systems
  • Modelling, simulation and experimentation systems


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