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Survivability Domain Lead

Closing date
23 Oct 2022

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

Salary: up to £65,000 based on experience + bonus scheme

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

Want to work for an award winning company where you can exercise your innovation skills as a Survivability Domain Lead supporting frameworks on a project that is driving new ways of working within the business then keep reading!

The Survivability Domain Lead is accountable for the Survivability performance of MBDA's next generation strike capability. You will be responsible for establishing the Customer (UK & FR) Survivability requirements and developing the system design in a rapid development environment to produce a solution that satisfies all stakeholders.

You will be comfortable interacting across multiple design areas in a very large multi-national programme allowing the development of core influencing and negotiation skills. You will grow a team to support you and there is scope to build a broader capability within the company for this emerging skill set.

You will lead the Survivability Working Group on behalf of MBDA, establishing an open and productive working relationship with the customer community and key stakeholders.

What can you bring to the role?

Broad systems engineering background across the product lifecycle, with experience of conducting systems design studies and assessing performance.

Ability to develop requirements and design assurance strategies collaboratively with partners.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact both technically and programmatically with customers, technical experts, equipment teams, senior management and engineering partners.

Survivability related knowledge in any of the following skill areas:
  • Signature control and low observability
  • Threat detection and response tactics
  • Mission routing and mission management techniques

Broader engineering management experience is welcome, particularly gained through leadership of work packages, integration of complex activities or, managing technical relationships with customers or suppliers.

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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