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Algorithm Development Lead

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Dependant on experience
Closing date
1 Aug 2024
Reference
R13498

Job Details

Join our Guidance, Control and Navigation team to be part of ground breaking technological innovations. Contribute meaningfully to the development of our complex weapon systems at every stage of the lifecycle.

Job Title: Algorithm Development Lead

Salary: Circa £58,000 dependent on experience

Location: Stevenage

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 4-5 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:

Applications are encouraged for the role of Algorithm Development Lead in Stevenage where you will build and lead a team of engineers who develop and maintain algorithms for the next generation of the customer Missile and Weapon Systems. This includes onboard algorithms for guidance, control and navigation.

You will lead the Stevenage algorithm activities with the opportunity to be involved in steering the technical direction of activities and have the opportunity to grow your team to support future activities. An important aspect of the role will be to act as the GCN point of contact for the Stevenage algorithm team in managing relationships with our partners and customers.

You'll work on complex and exciting concepts and products as part of a passionate team of specialist engineers. You'll interact with other subject areas like Simulation and Modelling, Image Processing, Software, Navigation Sensors, Hardware-in-the Loop, Systems Design & Validation, Seekers & Sensors, Datalinks and Technical Quality.

What we're looking for from you:

Specific knowledge or experience in any of these areas is of benefit:
  • You will have strong leadership and communication skills
  • You will favour a collaborative, open approach to leadership and have the ability to inspire others in order to reach goals and objectives
  • Ideally, you will have experience of leading teams
  • A keen curiosity about innovative technologies and their applications
  • Degree qualification or equivalent experience in a subject with mathematical content (e.g. Aerospace Engineering, Control
  • Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science)
  • Relevant Post-Doctoral or Industrial experience is beneficial
  • Domain knowledge such as Guidance, Navigation, Control Command and Control, Dynamic Systems, Sensors, and Autonomous Systems or similar technical knowledge is beneficial
  • Experience algorithms development and associated tools is beneficial
  • Experience of algorithm research and / or product development and support
  • Relevant read across knowledge and skills from complementary subject areas are welcomed.

Please note that we are currently recruiting for a number of Projects including FCAS/Tempest.

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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
  • 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.
  • 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), X (@MBDA_UK), Instagram (MBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.
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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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