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about 1 year ago
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Systems Engineering Jobs
Role Title and Location: Integrationand System Validation Engineer - Stevenage

Job Ref No: P6741

Directorate: Technical

MBDA Level of role: Level 3 or 4

Reports to: Team Leader

What’s the opportunity?

Within the Integration and System Validation team based in Stevenage, we have a number of roles to undertake a range of Integration and System Validation activities, supplying specialist advice and support to projects as appropriate

What will you be doing?

The roles encompass the lifecycle phases from Assessment through to in Service and will include some or all of the following activities:-

* Trials Planning: Designing and planning trials including Air Carry Trials and Live Firing Trials to ensure that the required data is obtained from the trial.
* Trials Conduct: the conduct of trials activities such as Environmental trials, Electro Magnetic Capability/Electro Magnetic Pulse trials, Hardware-in-the-loop, Safety trials on live ordnance, Flight Trials and Live Firing Trials in both UK and overseas locations.
* Trials data gathering, analysis and reporting.
* The conduct of lab based compatibility activities.
* Missile preparation and test, including live build activities.
* Design Certification. Production of Design Verification Plans and Certificates of Design.
* Leading and supporting engineering activities on trials sites for various MBDA products for customers to demonstrate system operability.
* Leading and supporting demonstrations and customer acceptance trials on complex weapon systems.
* Prepare trials and integration documentation at all stages of a project life cycle.
* Carry out investigations into a full range of engineering problems, and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
* Define testing approaches and specify tests in assigned/specialist area(s).
* Plan, control and deliver assigned projects or work packages, and make an input as required to cross-functional projects/investigations.
* Plan, control and deliver assigned projects or work packages, and make an input as required to cross-functional projects/investigations.

What are the benefits for you?

* This is a wide ranging role with opportunities for structured career development across a number of engineering disciplines
* Opportunities for travel within the UK and potentially overseas

What’s great about joining this team?

* The ISV team a key element in delivery of complex weapon systems development programmes and therefore provides an innovative, dynamic, delivery focused environment
* Opportunities for both office/lab based and fieldbased activities

Who and what we are looking for from you?

Experience of working in one of the following environments:

* System Integration
* Design Proving and Trials
* Missile Test
* Interface Design
* System assessment and acceptance
* Design Verification
* Electrical / mechanical construction and interfacing
* Electronic design/test


* Ideally an Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
* Good verbal, presentation and written communication skills
* Be able to communicate with a wide range of internal customers, sub-contractors / partners/ suppliers at both engineering and management levels

What you would 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.

Please note thatin order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible forSC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

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