MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the Future of Defence.MBDA Systems Design Engineer Graduate
Working within one of our Systems Design functions, you will be involved in designing the latest Complex Weapons capabilities for the UK and partner nation Armed Forces in response to advanced threats in Air, Land, Maritime and Cyber domains.
You will undertake four six-month placements over the two years, working on a variety of projects according to your interests and skill set. These placements will enable you to apply the Systems Engineering ‘V' model across the whole product lifecycle - including:
- Researching future technologies and novel domains;
- Developing requirements and functional architectures;
- Creating concept solutions through Agile methodologies;
- Analysing performance and conducting trade space studies;
- Conducting verification and validation through trials and lab tests.
Across the Systems Engineering domain, we offer exposure to a wide variety of different technologies, engineering methodologies, and customer needs associated with specific products or capabilities.
You may choose to undertake one six-month placement in another part of the company, for example a technical function such as Aerodynamics or Simulation & Modelling, a non-engineering area such as Sales and Business, or potentially in one of MBDA's international offices. Alternatively, the placement could be external to MBDA with another defence supplier or with the MOD (Ministry of Defence).
This role is suited to those that enjoy the creativity and practicality of working with problems to arrive at logical solutions.What's great about this role
Our Systems Design function will support you to become a fully integrated member of the team with the opportunity to assume an increasing level of responsibility. We offer varied roles with scope to choose placements based on interests and skills.
Our people are adaptable and the role is varied and fast paced - Innovation is a company value that we practice the most.
We offer training and experience to learn systems engineering methods and tools, such as Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), in addition to training given as part of the Early Careers Programme.
Systems Engineers work with people across all engineering fields and business teams, meeting suppliers and customers and engaging with international MBDA colleagues. There is also Opportunity to travel both within the UK and potentially internationally.
We offer a wide support network of experienced engineers with support to work towards Chartership if desired (100% of fees paid during Early Careers Program).Entry criteria, Salary and Benefits
Why choose us?
- Degree qualified (minimum 2.2) in a STEM subject.
- £30,000 starting salary plus £3,000 joining bonus
- Pension Scheme
- Access to range of employee discounts including Dining and Lifestyle discounts subsidised gym membership and more
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 clearance relevant to the role.