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about 1 year ago
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Building Services
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Engineering Project Management- Navigation Sensors

Role Title and Location:Project Engineer – Navigation

Job Ref No:P7162S

MBDA Level of role:4

Reports to: Head of Navigation Sensors:

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive and driven project engineer within our Navigation Sensors Group.

The Team are responsible for the specification and assessment of inertial and satellite navigation equipment for MBDA.

The successful candidate will proven expertise in electronic engineering to deliver projects on time, on cost and on quality.

The Role

As a project engineer, you would be acting as a sub-system lead for one or more key programmes; you will your robust electronics experience ideally within a low volume high reliability industry.

* Project Engineering, with technical project management.

* Monitoring supplier and technology roadmaps and identifying cutting edge and future technologies for investment.

* Supporting sub assembly and equipment assessment trials as part of an international team.

* Undertake research and design activities as part of an international team.

What’s in it for you?

* This role offers an opportunity to be part of a successful team working to develop new and innovative solutions to address complex customer requirements.

* You will gain inertial expertise & develop the opportunity to cultivate/improve knowledge of satellite & other aiding navigation technologies.

* You will develop your ability to assess and manage the procurement of GPS sensor systems, including receivers and antennas.

* Be part of the technical team specifying inertial sensor and GNSS (GPS) technologies.

* Involvement in the strategic growth of a rapidly evolving team.

* Collaborative working with UK-wide & European travel.

What’s great about the team?

You will be joining a growing team with both the motivation to excel and a good team spirit. You will have the opportunity to your experience and enthusiasm of electronics and system design to support the development and production of some of the most advanced missile systems in the world.

What are we looking for?


* Ideally degree qualified or equivalent experience.

* Background in Electronics.

* Experience of technical sub-contractor management.

* Experience with good systems engineering practices.

* Project and work package management.

* Experience with configuration and requirements management tools.


* Knowledge and experience of inertial sensors and systems, including MEMS.

* Appreciation of system design & integration challenges.

* Knowledge of Ring Laser and Fibre Optic Gyro’s.

* Understanding of RF

* Modelling skills including proficiency with tools such as MATLAB and/or Simulink.

* Knowledge of satellite navigation sensors and systems and/or other inertial navigation aiding technologies.

What would you get?

Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.

MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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Engineering & Design|Systems Engineering/Design

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Engineering Project Management- Navigation Sensors

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