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System Requirements Engineer

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3 Sep 2022

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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Seeker Systems at MBDA

Salary: £40-48k DOE + bonus + excellent benefits

Be part of an exciting, ambitious research programme at the core of missile seeker technology within the defence industry. We're looking for system engineers who are trained and/or experienced in model-based requirements, preferably with experience in applying System Modelling Language (SysML) to broad system requirements and architectures (or are willing to learn!).

Responsibilities include:
  • Taking ownership of system requirement and design traceability
  • Identifying/Executing studies to further inform future missile seeker designs
  • Deriving new requirements at system to component level for design maturity

The technologies being developed are world-firsts, and will dictate the capability of next-generation missile systems. The team is highly motivated to succeed and ultimately spark additional programmes, either continuing research in advancing the Technology Readiness Level of the technology, or providing technology injection into new and/or in-service products.

What are we looking for?
  • Requirements Engineers with experience in MBSE techniques
  • RF sensor / Radar knowledge would be highly beneficial
  • Some understanding/experience with EO/IR sensors beneficial but not essential
  • Use of architecture/requirements tools such as Rhapsody/DOORS (or similar)
  • Experience in system integration and proving beneficial but not essential

Why come work with us?
  • Work closely with cutting edge, never-done-before seeker technology; be at the frontline of technology, where we encourage innovation with every step.
  • A broadly scoped programme, with opportunities to engage regularly with a number of company technical experts for a broad range of missile technologies
  • A closely-knit, motivated team with a friendly vibe and flexible working arrangement (mixture of home and on-site working).
  • Opportunity to grow the role into a wider set of responsibilities if interested.

Our benefits

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *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.

Join a Great System Engineering Team!

The systems team is a very friendly, approachable group of engineers and scientists; we all believe in regular, high-quality communication, and use agile principles to drive ourselves ever onwards. Whether you excel in a high-stakes, high-pressure environments or enjoy spreading your wings as a social butterfly; there's something for everyone on our team.


MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families - the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate security clearance relevant to the role.


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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