This job has expired

Safety Specialist - Electronic Engineering

Closing date
16 Dec 2022

Job Details

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.
Up to £60k DOE plus bonus and excellent benefits

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working which will be agreed dependant on business needs.

The opportunity:

The growing workload within MBDA has now created an exciting opportunity for a Safety Specialist with passion and experience in the design and development of safety systems and their test equipment.

As a member of Electronic Engineering, your involvement will span the entire product lifecycle, from bids to electronic design, prototyping, functional testing, sub-system level design and validation, transfer to production, and in service support. There will be a particular emphasis on analysis, from general hazard analyses and fault trees, to Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance (HERO) assessment.

There will also be the opportunity to be involved in research and continuous improvement activities to enhance our capability for the future, supporting the manufacturing offset of MBDA designed equipment to our international partners, and the development of national and international standards.

What we're looking for from you:

We are looking for an electronics engineer with experience of safety systems and equipment, someone with a broad understanding of electronics who can lead the design and analysis of safety related solutions.
  • Experience of the development and delivery of safety related systems
  • Working knowledge of applicable standards; national and international
  • Analytical approach to review and critique architectures and designs
  • Ability to deliver supporting documentation (Hazard Analysis, fault trees, etc.)

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 clearance


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.



Company info
6 Hills way
United Kingdom

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert