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Information Systems Engineering Operations Manager

Closing date
22 Aug 2022

Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.

Salary: Up to £63k dependent on experience, plus bonus and benefits

Hybrid Working: The role offers a hybrid mix of site and home working, with the occasional need for out of hours working to cover upgrades or travel.

MBDA require an experienced information technology professional "all rounder" to work within the Information Systems Engineering team, which is part of the international Information Management function. The successful candidate will lead the UK Operations activities for the engineering domains which includes but not limited to ELM, PLM, SLM.
What we're looking for
  • A broad level of technical IT and information systems knowledge and expertise in the areas of; developing concepts and scoping enterprise systems and services, especially in the integration of disparate and distributed solutions in a Defence environment.
  • Experience of the lifecycle of application and information systems including operations and support.
  • The capability to lead and coordinate work across Information Management disciplines with internal teams, external partners and IT suppliers.
  • Ability to provide expertise to evolve process and service, balancing the immediate needs of customers and maintaining regulatory compliance.
  • Someone who is confident and enjoys building and maintaining partner relationships.
  • Knowledge of Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) applications is advantageous.

What's in it for you?
  • This is an opportunity to be part of a growing team supporting the key lifecycle management applications for the company, to learn new toolsets and share your knowledge and experience whilst developing and refining your information systems skills.
  • Opportunity to work nationally and internationally within the Information Management Function and with the Business and Engineering/Programme Teams.
  • Be part of an organisation with a values-led culture that is committed to investing in its workforce with a personal development programme

Join a great team!

You will be joining a team with diverse skills that exists to deliver, enhance and maintain the applications that allow the design, development, manufacture and through life support of the company's products. The current team is reshaping to meet the future needs, which provides an excellent platform for collaboration and knowledge transfer for someone looking for a new challenge.
What to expect:
We offer opportunities for career progression, paid overtime (subject to level), bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, annual salary review, collaborative working environment and excellent on-site facilities.

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. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

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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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