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Missile Systems Design Engineer

£35,000 to £55,000, doe
Closing date
18 May 2024

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We have opportunities withinMissile Systems Designfor Systems Engineers of different levels of experience to join our growing team where you will be developing and delivering the latest Complex Weapons capabilities for our Armed Forces. You will work on MBDA products, helping to provide sovereign capability to the UK and our nation's allies around the world.
Job Title: Missile Systems Design Engineer
Salary: from£35,000 to £55,000, depending on experience
Location: Stevenage
Dynamic (hybrid) working:We trust our people to agree, within their teams, where and when they can be most effective. Our Dynamic Working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically for this role you will work 3 days per week on-site.

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship.

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may 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.
The opportunity:
Missile Systems Design at MBDA

Are you a systems engineer who is motivated and passionate about supporting our Armed Forces? Do you want to take your system engineering skills to the next level?

Missile System Designer Engineersare at the heart of the product development process, evaluating customer technical requirements to develop product requirement specifications, utilising system design and modelling techniques to study system behaviour and support design choices, planning and managing verification and validation to demonstrate cutting edge functionality and performance. You will gain a detailed understanding of missile system design as part of a diverse engineering development team creating new and innovative system solutions for our products.
What we're looking for from you:
  • Application of systems engineering practices across the ‘V-model' to develop complex products
  • Understanding of systems engineering tools (e.g. DOORS, Rhapsody) and applicable languages (SysML) is desirable
  • Experience of managing engineering work packages to deliver value outcomes, including co-ordination of other engineering teams and SMEs
  • Managing partners, including customers or suppliers and an ability to build excellent working relationships
  • Application of Defence, Military or other aerospace standards and design assurance processes is useful
  • A desire to develop and grow your systems engineering skills
  • Experience gained in defence or aerospace industry, in government or the armed forces is useful

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Our company:
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.
What we can offer you:
  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime:opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave:Up to 15 additional days
  • Parental Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more...
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities
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.


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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