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Systems Design - Security Architect

up to £55,000
Closing date
16 Feb 2023

Job Details


Salary:Up to £55,000 depending upon experience + Bonus

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

The opportunity:

Are you looking for a new challenge as aSystems Engineerthat will allow you to employ your knowledge and experience in helping to overcome a number of complex challenges at a system level? Keep reading!

As part of the Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW) programme we are looking for an analytical system level thinker to develop the Systems Design within Transversal areas of the project. The person will work as part of a team to develop and deliver the architecture and requirements across several Transversal areas. The person will need to communicate concepts and architectures ensuring that the technical solution satisfies key partners (within both the Customer and internal company communities) and is achievable within the scope of the programme.

The successful candidate will work as part of a dynamic and innovative Project Team to deliver MBDA's flagship future product.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering and general Systems Design toolset to develop and document agreed solutions.
  • Systems Design experience (e.g. System of Systems approach, development of System architecture, development of architectural Requirements etc.)

  • Experience of working within Transversal domains (domains that touch upon many areas of the Systems Design, such as Security, Reliability etc.)
  • Experience of working closely alongside other Engineering domains (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Software Design etc.) as part of a cooperative project team
  • Working with Customer Stakeholders (DGA & MoD Project teams)
  • Delivering Model Based Systems Engineering projects
  • Knowledge and experience of FC/ASW or a similar system
  • DV Clearance

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!


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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