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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Salary: £35,000 to £70,000 (Dependent on Experience)

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Being a Software Engineer/Developer/Manager in the defence sector is about using and growing your software engineering skills to deliver robust software solutions into defence products. We currently have a number of unique opportunities which will provide you exposure to many different types of products and challenges coupled with full support to build your skills and expertise in software engineering.

These are career opportunities for anyone that has knowledge of structured programming languages and software design methods with a drive to learn, grow and become a key team player within one of our software teams.

We operate in an open and supportive learning environment.

What we're looking for
  • Software development background working in line with a process driven approach.
  • Knowledge of a structured programming language and software design approaches
  • Experience of any of the following: C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Ada
  • Passion for software engineering in a structured environment to deliver robust software products.
  • Ability to work across the software development activities ranging from requirements to testing.
  • Strong team player and ability to operate autonomously.
  • Knowledge of agile and adaptive software development practices.

Other related experience
  • Real-Time Software
  • Configuration control.
  • Agile development

What's in it for you?
  • Opportunity to build your software skills through learning and development.
  • Become part of our strong software engineering organisation that operates as a supportive community.
  • Use your software engineering skills to contribute towards exciting systems that make a difference to the world we live in.
  • A real chance to build your experience in software engineering through gaining knowledge from a well-established group of software engineers.

What to expect!

*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.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process.

As a proud member of Working Families, wherever possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve appropriate clearances.


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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6 Hills way
United Kingdom

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