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FCAS Systems/Integration Engineer

£40,000 - £50,000 depending on experience
Closing date
23 Feb 2023

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Salary:£40,000 - £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:

MBDA are at the forefront of the one of the most exciting and challenging programmes within Defence - to design and deliver a Future Combat Air Systems (FCAS) for the RAF and international partners in record time. This is your opportunity to be at the heart of this once in a generation, transformational initiative.

An opportunity has arisen for a confident Systems/Integration Engineer to join the FCAS International Technical team. You will be working on a key work stream, contributing to enable and technically manage current and future international contracts. The project suits a candidate who enjoys identifying problems or opportunities; working resolutions with other teams and sharing knowledge and best practices to achieve a common goal.
  • This role offers an opportunity for development in a fast growing team with opportunities to travel within the UK to enterprise partner sites, expanding to international partners with experience.
  • Work across a large breadth of engineering disciplines, utilising MBDAs wealth of Technical Experts and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to expand your knowledge and expertise.
  • Influence wider international strategy and ongoing activities, including bidding for future work.

What we're looking for from you:
  • An enthusiastic and self-motivated engineer to plan, control and deliver assigned projects or work packages.
  • Proven technical management background, ideally across the full systems lifecycle.
  • Ability to develop technical solutions to complex engineering problems, following Systems Engineering processes and apply ‘Systems Thinking', to ensure Epics and Features are satisfied.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a collaborative environment both physically and virtually is essential.
  • Experience planning, supporting, co-ordinating and presenting at internal and external reviews, including customer facing.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with the wider engineering team, including relevant SMEs.
  • Actively engage with customers across the business to maximise agile collaboration.
  • Ability to produce and develop engineering artefacts, coordinating with the Business Functions (including Business Development, B&P and Commercial).
  • Willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities in a constantly evolving environment
  • Ability to co-ordinate with a dynamic fast paced team against challenging timescales
  • Commercial, security and data export awareness
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent.

  • Experience of Agile methodologies and principles.
  • Technical management experience of one or more small (#LI-NA1


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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