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Electronic Architect

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Oct 2022
Reference
R04930
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Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence

Salary: Up to £70k DOE + Excellent bonus and benefits

Hybrid working is available subject to project needs and agreement with line manager.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electronic Architect to define and develop the technical solutions for MBDA's high quality, precision product range. As part of the Electronic Engineering function of MBDA, you will be defining future strategies and roadmaps for all our Electronic Products and solutions based on research and development activities in which you will be actively involved.

Your role will be to define the electronic and electrical architecture of the equipment and the analysis and decomposition to the lower level requirements for the sub-elements that meet challenging customer requirement within the constraints of limited physical space and harsh operating environments.

You will be managing all technical elements of Electronic Equipment's, working alongside the Engineering Project Manager to ensure the ‘On Time, On Cost, On Quality' delivery of the technical solution.

Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be regularly interacting with stakeholders and customers. There is also a need for strong influencing skills, leadership skills and the ability to fully understand customers' needs, focusing on the overall picture. Drive and proactivity are also essential as is the ability to make decisions and be adaptable in an ever-changing and challenging environment.

What we're looking for

Ideally educated to degree level (or an equivalent qualification), with an Electronics bias having obtained substantial experience in the following areas:
  • Digital electronics and microprocessor systems
  • Power electronics for distributed power networks
  • Design of equipment for safety critical environments
  • Design of equipment for handling of sensitive customer data
  • Understanding of software and firmware development techniques
  • Compact packaging and thermal management techniques for complex high performance electronic equipment.

Whilst not essential, it would also beneficial if you could demonstrate some knowledge of internal computing design covering System on Chip technologies, RF, Signal Processing and Software Defined Radio as well as EMC and Environmental design experience would also be advantageous.

What's in it for you?

This role provides you with a unique opportunity to apply your skills within a multi-disciplined team of people including RF Engineers, Systems Engineers, Firmware and Software developers and Digital Electronics Design Engineers. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other areas of the business, giving you a fantastic opportunity to develop both your knowledge and your professional network.

You will gain exposure to complex and technologically advanced projects and products, which will provide you with stimulating and interesting experience; since you will be working with other highly talented and motivated engineers - you will find yourself working in a friendly and supportive environment that encourages career progression and allows you to experience a real feeling of success.

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your curiosity and enthusiasm to keep up-to-date with latest engineering techniques and products as well as the opportunity to think outside of the box to implement innovative and effective engineering solutions.

Join a great team!

We are an extremely competent and highly committed team of people. We work on technologies that we're both interested in and passionate about, which makes us the best at what we do.

Of course, we all need a steer sometimes; a little guidance and advice. No business does this better than MBDA. You will get the support of a mentor network, a people management community (who offer Leadership support through focus groups & internationally renowned experts in Leadership), peers and the team around you. We work better as a team and when you join us, you will be made to feel very welcome.

If you are great at what you do, we also want you to share your knowledge, enthusiasm and experience to help us improve where we need to.

When properly supported, we can - and do! - do extraordinary things.

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.

Company

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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Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
United Kingdom
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