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Systems Security Lead

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21 Dec 2022
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MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.
Salary:up to £50,000 dependent on experience + bonus + benefits
Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.
The opportunity:
Looking to join a dynamic, focussed and growing team at the forefront of one of the most critical platforms in the future UK Armed forces?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to manage the trade space between other Systems Functions and Security. This role is based within the Systems Analysis Cyber Security Team and focussing initially on the Future Combat Air Systems (FCAS) project!

The successful candidate will be the interface between product cyber security and other areas within the wider FCAS project and business such as; senior project management, systems engineering /architectural, trials and proving, requirements, software (for security aspects) and Manufacturing and Test equipment teams.

This is your opportunity to join a team that is highly motivated and committed to delivering and achieving a high level of success in this new exciting collaborative working environment.
What we're looking for from you:
  • An understanding of priority and criticality of security functions and envelope of trade space, and wider systems design challenges
  • Management of customer expectations
  • Basic Security knowledge and willingness to learn more (more is better)
  • Negotiating skills
  • Assertiveness and ability to challenge decisions
  • Engineering lifecycle experience
  • Requirements (writing, managing and accessing)
  • Accreditation environment and stakeholder management
  • Competence to develop effective networks across the key stakeholders of MBDA
  • Willingness to undergo DV cleared is essential
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.

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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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