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Product Security Architect


MBDA
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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Product Security Architect

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Product Security Architect, Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8002S

MBDA Level: 4

Reports to: Project Team Leader - Product Security

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for an engineer who wishes to develop their professional and technical skills leading a team of multi-disciplinary engineers to deliver a security architecture by designing and implementing a range of protective measures for a weapon system, critical in enabling our Customers to have an assured capability.

What are we looking for?

* Knowledge of through life weapon system design and the ability to understand and manage the trade-space in that design
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) to interact with multi-disciplinary engineers, technical experts, senior management and technical Customers
* Able to listen, evaluate and resolve management and technical issuesin a manner that upholds MBDAs reputation with our Customer
* Strong engineering skills where a background in either systems engineering, electronics design, embedded software or firmware is desirable
* DV cleared or willing and eligible to go through the clearance process

What’s in it for you?

* You will acquire an in-depth knowledge of some of MBDA’s latest technology and influence how it is exploited in our products as well as be able to influence what is required from these technologies in the future
* You will experience a broader range of engineering tasks than are usually undertaken by a single role holder on a typical project, gaining skills that would otherwise require a secondment or departmental transfer to acquire
* You are expected to operate with a greater degree of autonomy whilst accepting the associated level of responsibility, preparing you for more senior roles in MBDA
* Training and guidance will be provided for those new to working with Need to Know controls
* This role will provide a range of demonstrable experiences for those working towards chartered status

The Role

* Leading a team of multi-disciplinary engineers to design and deliver a comprehensive technical security solution within the budget and timescale set out for the task.
* Managing the trade-space to maximise the effectiveness of through life protective measures without compromising product safety or Customer winning capability.
* Preparing and maintaining a robust security case and working directly with the UK Customer and his technical advisors to agree sufficiency of solutions.
* Undertaking a wide range of systems design and technical leadership tasks, ensuring a coherent design is maintained across the contributing engineering disciplines (hardware, software, firmware) that can be integrated, tested and qualified to demonstrate the effectiveness of the security solution.
* Liaising with manufacturing and support teams to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the weapon system is maintained through manufacture and in the various through life support scenarios that may be offered to a Customer.
* Ensuring the Need to Know principal is adhered to and sufficient controls are in place to manage the knowledge of the technical implementation, providing direction on the release of information to Suppliers and Customers, where required.

What’s great about the team?

* The often complex technical challenges in this area mean no solution is too innovative to be considered
* The comparatively small size of the team allows everyone’s contribution to be recognised and respected
* The team interfaces with abroad range stakeholders on a variety of subjects, which provides diversity and variety on a day-to-day basis
* The nature of the work requires a lot of working collaboratively, often face to face, building a genuine collective team spirit

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

MBDA is an award winning company; 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.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
Product Security Architect

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Product Security Architect, Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8002S

MBDA Level: 4

Reports to: Project Team Leader - Product Security

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for an engineer who wishes to develop their professional and technical skills leading a team of multi-disciplinary engineers to deliver a security architecture by designing and implementing a range of protective measures for a weapon system, critical in enabling our Customers to have an assured capability.

What are we looking for?

* Knowledge of through life weapon system design and the ability to understand and manage the trade-space in that design
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) to interact with multi-disciplinary engineers, technical experts, senior management and technical Customers
* Able to listen, evaluate and resolve management and technical issuesin a manner that upholds MBDAs reputation with our Customer
* Strong engineering skills where a background in either systems engineering, electronics design, embedded software or firmware is desirable
* DV cleared or willing and eligible to go through the clearance process

What’s in it for you?

* You will acquire an in-depth knowledge of some of MBDA’s latest technology and influence how it is exploited in our products as well as be able to influence what is required from these technologies in the future
* You will experience a broader range of engineering tasks than are usually undertaken by a single role holder on a typical project, gaining skills that would otherwise require a secondment or departmental transfer to acquire
* You are expected to operate with a greater degree of autonomy whilst accepting the associated level of responsibility, preparing you for more senior roles in MBDA
* Training and guidance will be provided for those new to working with Need to Know controls
* This role will provide a range of demonstrable experiences for those working towards chartered status

The Role

* Leading a team of multi-disciplinary engineers to design and deliver a comprehensive technical security solution within the budget and timescale set out for the task.
* Managing the trade-space to maximise the effectiveness of through life protective measures without compromising product safety or Customer winning capability.
* Preparing and maintaining a robust security case and working directly with the UK Customer and his technical advisors to agree sufficiency of solutions.
* Undertaking a wide range of systems design and technical leadership tasks, ensuring a coherent design is maintained across the contributing engineering disciplines (hardware, software, firmware) that can be integrated, tested and qualified to demonstrate the effectiveness of the security solution.
* Liaising with manufacturing and support teams to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the weapon system is maintained through manufacture and in the various through life support scenarios that may be offered to a Customer.
* Ensuring the Need to Know principal is adhered to and sufficient controls are in place to manage the knowledge of the technical implementation, providing direction on the release of information to Suppliers and Customers, where required.

What’s great about the team?

* The often complex technical challenges in this area mean no solution is too innovative to be considered
* The comparatively small size of the team allows everyone’s contribution to be recognised and respected
* The team interfaces with abroad range stakeholders on a variety of subjects, which provides diversity and variety on a day-to-day basis
* The nature of the work requires a lot of working collaboratively, often face to face, building a genuine collective team spirit

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

MBDA is an award winning company; 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.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
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