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IS Project Support Engineer

Circa £38,000 depending on experience
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Details


A Position has arisen within the IS Industrial team in the UK for an IT professional to provide technical support to our Project team. Working with Internal process experts, international colleagues and suppliers, this role looks to provide technical support & coordinate tasks / activities as part of a growing portfolio of work.

Job Title: IS Project Support Engineer

Salary: Circa £40,000 depending on experience

Location: Bolton

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 2 days per week on-site due to workload classification

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:

Within the Information Management (IM) function, the Information Systems (IS) Industrial domain is responsible for managing the Company's Industrial IT services at a group level and local level. The team works closely with our internal teams, customers & suppliers to capture requirements & requests, propose solutions, and manages them into service.

The demand for technology & services to support and deliver MBDA's growing Manufacturing business is increasing rapidly. IS industrial UK is an identified growth area and a new UK resource is required to help deliver the demand coming from our Digital Transformation, Business Improvement and Industry 4.0 initiatives.

Areas of responsibility:
  • Working within the Industrial Information Systems department and reporting the Project Manager, you will:
  • Manage technical topics associated with projects.
  • Develop & deliver local IT solutions.
  • Strengthen the presence of the Industrial team in UK with our internal customers and digital transformation initiatives.
  • Contribute on innovation activities at group and local level e.g. digital enabled manufacturing improvement projects and re-use of existing solutions.
  • Enable the operational delivery of Group and local industrial services to MBDA UK users.

What we're looking for from you:

  • Stakeholder Management skills.
  • Experience providing IT support across all areas. Application, Infrastructure, Operating System, Database, Networks.
  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to embrace new challenges and deal with a level of ambiguity.
  • Defence or Public Sector Experience.

  • Good broad knowledge of IT technologies and practices.
  • Security Clearance to SC level (but can start on BPSS)
  • Ability to travel both within the UK and Europe if required.

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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 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
  • Up to 15 additional days flexi leave
  • 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 parkingandgym on site at Stevenage
  • Excellent career progression and 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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