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R&D Senior System Integration and Test Engineer

General Dynamics UK
Oakdale, Blackwood, Chippenham or Hybrid working (Home & On Site)
£39,120 to £48,900 dependent upon experience plus benefits
Closing date
22 Jan 2022

Job Details

General Dynamics Mission Systems is seeking a Senior System Integration and Test Engineer to work within our Research and Development team.  The role comes with a salary of £39,120 to £48,900.

General Dynamics Mission Systems aims to be as flexible as possible so please discuss with us your preference. For this role, we operate hybrid working (with time split between home and one of our facilities) or you can be based within our offices in Oakdale South Wales or Chippenham.

As a Senior System Integration and Test Engineer, you will perform system integration with hardware and software components, define and execute test cases and carry out problem-solving to identify defects and provide assurance and acceptance evidence for the system.

In your role as a senior system integration engineer, you can expect to:

  • Support the development of integration and test plans
  • Support detailed planning to achieve integration and test activity
  • Define test requirements, specifications, and procedures
  • Build and maintain test environment and tools

To succeed in this senior system integration engineer role, you will need experience in systems integration and test engineering on large-scale defence design and development programmes, plus experience in military systems testing.

Our company benefits

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

  • A compressed nine-day fortnight and compressed hours - which means every other Friday off
  • A personalised career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognised and rewarded with flexible benefits

For full details of this Senior System Integration and Test Engineer opportunity, contact General Dynamics today.

General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products, and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace - inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts, and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our inclusive team!

As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity we welcome in particular applications from women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and ethnic minority groups. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer, as such we offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.
Please email if you would like your application to be considered under the DC Scheme.  


We are one of the UK’s leading defence companies and an important supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence. What sets us apart is not only our 60+ years of experience, but our commitment to providing an innovation-driven workplace for some of the best and brightest minds in the UK defence industry.

GD 1

We have established a worldwide reputation for excellence in delivering multi-domain C4ISR solutions, Armoured Fighting Vehicle capability, and next-generation avionics systems.

Our colleagues innovate on a daily basis to meet our customers’ unique mission and land systems requirements.  While each individual brings their unique and valued expertise, personality, interests and perspectives to the organisation, one thing unites us all – our ongoing commitment to excellence, community, and teamwork.

GD 2

General Dynamics UK is part of General Dynamics Corporation, one of the top five defence companies in the world. General Dynamics, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, employs approximately 100,000 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.

GD 3

In the UK we are structured around two main businesses:

Land Systems and Mission Systems. 

Our solutions include:

  • Avionic systems
  • Bowman
  • C4I systems - Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information
  • Digitised training solutions and services
  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance) systems
  • Modelling, simulation and experimentation systems
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV)
Find Us
(0) 1495 787 200
Unit 1 and 3
Oakdale Court
Oakdale Business Park
South Wales
NP12 4AD
United Kingdom

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