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Simulation and Modelling Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
up to £55,000
Closing date
15 May 2024
Reference
R20861

Job Details

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 (depending on experience)

What we can offer you:
  • 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%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • 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; this role is predominately on site but with occasional homeworking.

The opportunity:

Simulation and Modelling Engineer

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team working on fast-moving and challenging projects has arisen within the Simulation and Modelling Future Systems group. Working primarily in Matlab and Simulink, the Simulation & Modelling department at MBDA are responsible for the development and integration of subsystems to form complex numerical models for missile and system performance assessment.

The work within the team is varied and, depending on project and experience, may involve:
  • Developing component models
  • Integrating models/components that are external to the team and/or company
  • Developing a modelling framework/environment to be leveraged by many projects across the business
  • You will perform technical analyses and investigations into a full range of issues and problems and prepare and develop solutions either individually or as part of a team.
  • You will be expected to engage with the model users, understand and respond to their needs and ensure that the model is fit for its intended use.
  • Participating in peer review of work across the team

On the job training will be provided.

Due to the sensitive nature of our work, we are currently unable to guarantee remote working opportunities. Compliance and adherence to process is an essential part of our work, therefore you should be willing to work in a controlled modelling environment.

A number of positions are currently available at a range of levels depending on experience.

What we're looking for from you:

Essential
  • Programming experience or an eagerness to learn
  • Forward thinking, planning, and critical thinking
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Curious and adaptable

Desirable
  • Experience of programming in MATLAB and Simulink
  • Experience with configuration control
  • Experience of working within a system-of-systems framework
  • Experience of working with external model suppliers
  • An understanding of modelling and software development processes

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
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Telephone
01438754500
Location
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Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
GB

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