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: Up to £52k dependent on experience + bonus + benefits
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)
- Possible relocation available
- Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
- 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 – such as four days a week on site, one day working from home with flexibility in working hoursThe opportunity:
We are looking for experienced Systems Engineers to join a growing team to perform activities including modelling, algorithm development and systems studies. Our work covers simulation and modelling of the entire Seeker chain from radar propagation, to hardware response, to the embedded software algorithms on-board the Seeker. These algorithms are developed in, and auto-coded directly from our models, allowing us to rapidly test, iterate, and deliver sophisticated defence capability.
There are roles available across multiple Seeker programmes, including those in their assessment phase such as Future Cruise Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW) and Meteor, developing groundbreaking technologies including Active Electronically Scanned Arrays (AESAs) and highly integrated multi-mode sensors. You will have the opportunity to get involved in a variety of other activities within our department including support to field trials and lab testing. There are numerous progression and development opportunities available, as well as interaction with stakeholders across a dynamic multi-national engineering team.What we're looking for from you:
You will be an adaptable and proactive individual who enjoys finding innovative solutions to complex engineering problems. Ideally you would have a degree level qualification in a STEM subject or equivalent experience, and the ability to achieve the appropriate level of security clearance (SC or DV).
Most importantly, if you have a passion for the industry and technology, then we want to see you! We can help you develop your career and give you exposure to some incredible technologies and products.Essential experience:
- Modelling and coding
- Algorithm development
- Data analysis and Technical report writing
Our department is an encouraging community, in which you can develop your skills and gain experience. Whilst the following is desirable, we will provide support and opportunities to learn these as part of the role.Desirable experience:
- Proficiency in MATLAB and development of models in Simulink
- Formal software or firmware development experience
- Knowledge of RF systems and digital signal processing
- Model verification, configuration control and model release processes
- Continuous Integration and Testing
- Machine Learning and AI
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.