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Strike Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Up to £55,000 DOE
Closing date
3 Aug 2024
Reference
R17402

Job Details

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join one of MBDA's teams that develops and delivers Mission Planning systems, a key sub-system of a Deep Strike MBDA weapon system, to an Export Customer Base.

Job Title: Strike Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer

Salary: Up to £50,000 depending on experience

Location: Bristol

Dynamic (hybrid) working: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working, typically 3-5 days onsite a week.

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:

Join a dedicated systems team, becoming an integral part in supporting the delivery of the current Mission Planning & Control products programmes and supporting securing and delivering future programmes.

Work across a large range of the product lifecycle, including requirements definition, design generation and flow down through to proving and certification activities as well as supporting the products as they go into service.

Work closely with many internal and external partners, which the successful candidate would have the opportunity to participate in.

The successful candidate will join the team to develop their knowledge of the products, programmes and the business with a timely transition to be a technical lead/work package lead (typically managing a small team) for one of our Export programmes.

What we're looking for from you:
  • You will be able to competently develop and manage a small group of engineers on a day to day basis and ensure suitable planning is undertaken to maintain project progress and deliver on time and on cost.
  • Great communication skills, with a strong desire to build effective relationships and work collaboratively.
  • Strong systems engineering background with an appreciation for considerations across the full lifecycle.
  • Systems engineering practitioner with proven record working with requirements and design in a hierarchical and traceable structure under configuration control.
  • Ability to learn rapidly and understand highly complex problems.
  • Proficiency with;
  • DOORS NG (Classic acceptable)
  • IBM Engineering Workflow Management (formerly Rational Team Concert)
  • Experience or understanding of how Model Based Systems Engineering can be utilised within the lifecycle and an ability to understand SysML would be of significant benefit.

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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
  • Possible Relocation

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
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Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
GB

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