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Solution Integration Engineer

Closing date
14 May 2024

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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: Circa £50k to £65K depending on experience

What we can offer you:
  • Bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Dynamic (hybrid) working: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working -2 to 3 days a week on site/2 to 3 days a week remotely. Given the security nature of the work and the need to work on air-gapped networks, you will occasionally be required to work on site for full weeks and sometimes weekends for production upgrades.

The opportunity:

Information Systems Engineering Delivery and Operations team are taking a transformative step to build in house skills and knowledge to improve our ability to delivering projects and implement enterprise application upgrades according to the group and national strategies.

There are three roles available where we require flexible Information Systems professionals that can provide a balance of existing expertise in one or more of our core application technologies of PTC's Windchill PLM and IBM's ELM whilst also having the skills and confidence to work on new solutions.

What we're looking for from you:
  • A broad level of technical information technology and information systems knowledge in a defence level environment covering application systems, databases, servers and desktop integration primarily for Windows based systems but with expectation to grow knowledge in other operating environments.
  • Existing technical and functional expertise for one or more of the following toolsets; PTC's Windchill PLM and IBM's ELM
  • Eligibility to hold DV clearance and experience of working on secret and above networks.
  • Experience of enterprise application lifecycle management of information systems including acquisition, testing, release and deployment, as well as appreciation operational needs.
  • Ability to coordinate resources from internal and external sources with a good level of technical competence to ensure solutions are created to the operational and security standards required for the defence industry.
  • Someone who can work locally and internationally to promote innovation and improvement.
  • Desirable to have experience of industry tools for Product Lifecycle Management, Engineering Lifecycle Management, Service Lifecycle Management and other engineering applications.
  • Experience working with Linux and Containerisation would be advantageous.

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. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more...

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.


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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