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Integration & Systems Validation Engineer

Closing date
23 Oct 2022

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MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence

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

An opportunity has arisen within MBDA's Customer Support & Services (CSS) organisation for a proactive Integration & Systems Validation Engineer to carry out engineering tasks in within the In-Service environment to maintain weapon system safety, availability and capability.

Reporting to the CSS Engineering Manager, key responsibilities will include supporting Surveillance and Life Extension test programmes; small equipment development programmes for replacement equipment (potentially covering full range of development life cycle); investigation activities in response to Customer queries or fault reports; issues arising from in-service use and supporting bidding activities as required.

You will join a team that focuses on a specific product however, there will be future opportunities to work with MBDA products with multiple customers in the UK and internationally as you develop your experience, knowledge and skill base. You will build trusted relationships with a variety of internal and external partners, always ensuring MBDA's reputation is maintained.
What we're looking for:
  • Systems or Integration Engineering knowledge preferred, ability to address technical issues related to any part of a Weapon System (with some support from Subject Matter Experts (SME) with relevant expertise)
  • Given the role includes working with a wide range of internal & external partners, it is essential you are able to manage relationships with confidence and professionalism whilst maintaining a constructive, open and honest working culture for all.
  • You will have strong interpersonal and highly developed verbal and written communication skills for interacting with internal and external partners.
  • A self-motivated team player who will be comfortable and indeed excel in a dynamic work environment, including the ability to work on simultaneous competing tasks and timescale requirements.
  • Experience with IT tools, for example, MATLAB, DOORS & SAP would be preferable but not essential.
  • A solid engineering background with a degree or equivalent experience.
  • Flexible and adaptable with an aptitude to learn quickly.

What's in it for you?
  • Experience of an In-Service Customer facing role and a strong foundation for career development.
  • The opportunity to build a personal reputation for effective project delivery.
  • Exposure to a wide range of internal and external partners.
  • Opportunity to travel in both the UK and Europe, enabling you to develop your knowledge of the wider business environment.
  • Opportunities for career progression.
  • Fantastic working environment and site facilities.

Join a great team!

You will be joining a dynamic, focussed Customer Support Service (CSS) team; responsible for the in-Service support phase of one of MBDA's missiles/systems.
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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