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Part Time - Weapon Systems Design Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jun 2023
Reference
R14891-mbda-stevenage-6-hills-way-stevenage-steven

Job Details

Stevenage

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary: up to £55,000 - pro-rated (depending on experience)

Are you looking for a part time Systems Design Engineering role?

MBDA is looking to recruit Systems Design Engineers at different levels! The role is permanent and part time for 21 hours or more per week (minimum 3 days).

What we can offer you (pro-rated):
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime (depending on level)
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave (depending on level)
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Possible relocation available
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

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

MBDA's Weapon System Design division is responsible for designing and commissioning the hardware and software within the systems that launch, control and plan the operations of the company's missiles and the emerging alternative weapons such as lasers.

The Division works with a range of platform providers in the Land, Air and Naval spheres to integrate our weapons and ensure that the front-line users are able to use them to full effect.

There is a growing need for automation and intelligence in these systems to help our service personnel in facing ever increasing and ever changing threats. We have a continuous need for skilled engineering professionals across a range of fields and with a range of experience levels to push forward our technology objectives and deliver the ongoing programmes.

Within Weapon System Design we have a need for Engineers specialising in:
  • Land and Naval based systems and integration.
  • Aircraft Systems and integration.
  • Electrical and Mechanical architecture.
  • Network and Communications.
  • Cyber protection and certification.
  • Synthetic Environment and Simulation.
  • Algorithm design for mission planning and command and control, including AI techniques.
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics.
  • Integration, Validation and Field Trials.

If you have experience in any of these areas, then apply now!

Experience can have been gained within the defence industry, in the armed forces, in government or in wider industry.

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.

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 Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

Due to the nature of our business, this particular vacancy requires the applicant as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels mentioned above.
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Company

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
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
GB

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