Electronics Engineer


Job summary

Circa £49,000+ depending on experience
Software, Design, Systems Engineering
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job


Join our growing RF Group supporting the Electronic and RF testing of some of the most exciting projects in the defence industry.

Job Title: Electronics Engineer

Salary: Circa £49,000+ depending on experience 

Location: Bristol or Stevenage (We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 4-5 days per week on-site due to workload classification with opportunity for remote working as dictated by business needs

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship (delete line if not applicable).

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:

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our RF team. We need an Electronics Engineer to support various tasks including testing, component level assembly and rework.  Ideally you'll have exposure / bias towards RF technology across the full product life cycle, but most importantly you will be a good team player and willing to play your part in a high performing and welcoming team.

You'll have the opportunity to work autonomously within a multi-skilled team with a good understanding and dedication to achieving project goals. Day to day you'll be performing technical investigations, providing problem assessments, and propose design solutions within a culture of innovative thinking.

What we're looking for from you:

  • Ideally, degree qualified (or equivalent industry experience) with experience in electronic design, development and delivery; preferably in defence or related industry.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team with the awareness and understanding of the challenges that this may bring.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of electronic technologies and products
  • Familiar with RF circuits and components across a wide range of frequencies
  • Practical skills - soldering, fault finding and RF component level assembly
  • Use of RF Laboratory Test Equipment - Spectrum Analysers, VNA's, Power meters
  • Ability to use CAD software such as KiCAD or ORCAD
  • Good communication skills with the ability to produce high quality written reports and presentations to internal and external customers

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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.

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