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Electronic Engineering Project Lead

Closing date
25 Aug 2022

Job Details


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

Up to £55K DOE + bonus + benefits.

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity within MBDA to work as a technical Project Lead within our Electronic design team; designing, developing, proving and integrating both analogue and digital equipment and subsystems within MBDA's missiles and missile system products.

You will lead the development and delivery of complex and technologically advanced projects and products. Providing a unique opportunity to broaden your interpersonal, technical, management and leadership skills.

What will you be doing?

You will be responsible for the management of the overall cost, schedule, quality and performance of the electronic elements of a missile sub-system, including electronic design, development and proving tasks. This will include the development of electronic technical solutions in liaison with other skill domains e.g. Software, Mechanical Engineering etc. and working closely with the Engineering Project Manager.

Working with highly talented and motivated individuals as part of a friendly and supportive team; the work is complex and fun whilst providing personal development and career progression.

What we're looking for from you
  • Experience in Electronic Design, development and delivery; preferably in a related industry
  • The capability to lead significant Electronic design work packages within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to influence various stakeholders across the business.
  • Proactive, autonomous and excited to be part of the multi-functional team embodying the company values (Innovation, Commitment, Integrity, Passion and Team Spirit)
  • Travel is not essential but it would unlock the opportunity to utilize, on occasion, our Bristol or Bolton sites

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.

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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