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Electronic Warfare Capability Lead

Closing date
30 Oct 2022

Job Details


MBDA Missile Systems -Together. For the future of defence.
Salary :£68K dependent on experience + bonus + benefits
Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working. Typically a combination of home working, working on-site and visits to customers, suppliers and other MBDA premises, with opportunities to define your own schedule.
The opportunity:
An exciting role to lead the development and delivery of Electronic Warfare capabilities within MBDA UK and subsequently influence the future of Electronic Attack (jamming) missile systems.

Responsible for delivering the EW strategy in support of MBDA's industrial aspirations. Leading a growing team of EW specialists, and supporting critical programme activities, from weapon system design to payload integration, and lead internal research.

You'll be instrumental in developing and maintaining a network of relationships with internal and external stakeholders across academia, industry and government to ensure our success in the domestic and international markets.
What we're looking for from you:
  • A good understanding of the Electronic Warfare customer and subject matter expert communities in the UK and internationally
  • Effective in developing partner relationships with external organisations
  • The ability to influence and work collaboratively across a variety of levels and subject areas within an organisation
  • Experience in nurturing and managing skills and knowledge in an emerging technical area
  • The drive to take ownership for your own and your team's contributions, including managing timescales, budgets and resources, and seeking further opportunities.

Candidates must hold, or be willing to apply for, Developed Vetting.
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.   

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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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