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 £57,000 depending on experience
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%
- Annual salary review
- Paid overtime
- Up to 15 days flexi leave
- 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
- Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
- Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working
The Command and Control (C2) system is at the heart of the weapon system. The C2 helps the Operator to understand the complex battlespace and identify the threats. In response to the Operator's request for engagements, the C2 plans the optimal engagement solution, taking into consideration a number complex and ever-changing constraints. The C2 then initiates the missile firings, and maintains communication with the missile in flight to manage engagement through to its conclusion.
As a Systems Design Engineer you'll support product development of C2 systems for a range of domestic and export customers. Day to day you'll be supporting the definition of the C2 software design and architecture, defining requirements, managing certification documentation for the products, and investigating customer queries. We deliver processing units, consoles with user interfaces, safety control equipment and supporting equipment for system maintenance, logging, data analysis and training.
Working in the C2 domain in MBDA provides an excellent opportunity to interact with all areas of the company and to see the full product development life-cycle. Our systems are fundamental to the Operator's user experience and deliver real capability to the customers.
What we're looking for
- Systems design / systems engineering experience in software or electronics
- Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience)
Here's what's in it for you
- Excellent opportunity to develop and diversify your skills and access a range of career paths
- Work on flagship programmes backed by significant investment from our customers, and technology built on huge research investment by MBDA
- Access to training opportunities, both on the job and formal courses
Join a great team!
We're an innovative team creating new products and achieving ever more challenging requirements. We are at the centre of weapon systems developments, creating new capabilities through innovative C2 technologies. You'll join a diverse team including subject matter experts keen to support you in developing your skills and expertise.
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.
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.
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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.