Missile Systems Design Engineer


Job summary

£35,000 to £55,000, doe
Design, Systems Engineering
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

We have opportunities within Missile Systems Design for Systems Engineers of different levels of experience to join our growing team where you will be developing and delivering the latest Complex Weapons capabilities for our Armed Forces. You will work on MBDA products, helping to provide sovereign capability to the UK and our nation's allies around the world.

Job Title: Missile Systems Design Engineer

Salary: from £35,000 to £55,000, depending on experience

Location: Stevenage

Dynamic (hybrid) working: We trust our people to agree, within their teams, where and when they can be most effective. Our Dynamic Working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically for this role you will work 3 days per week on-site.

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:

Missile Systems Design at MBDA

Are you a systems engineer who is motivated and passionate about supporting our Armed Forces? Do you want to take your system engineering skills to the next level?

Missile System Designer Engineers are at the heart of the product development process, evaluating customer technical requirements to develop product requirement specifications, utilising system design and modelling techniques to study system behaviour and support design choices, planning and managing verification and validation to demonstrate cutting edge functionality and performance. You will gain a detailed understanding of missile system design as part of a diverse engineering development team creating new and innovative system solutions for our products.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Application of systems engineering practices across the ‘V-model' to develop complex products
  • Understanding of systems engineering tools (e.g. DOORS, Rhapsody) and applicable languages (SysML) is desirable
  • Experience of managing engineering work packages to deliver value outcomes, including co-ordination of other engineering teams and SMEs
  • Managing partners, including customers or suppliers and an ability to build excellent working relationships
  • Application of Defence, Military or other aerospace standards and design assurance processes is useful
  • A desire to develop and grow your systems engineering skills
  • Experience gained in defence or aerospace industry, in government or the armed forces is useful

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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
  • Parental 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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