4 months ago
Sea Viper Performance Assessment Engineer
MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow
Role Title and Location: Systems Simulation Performance Analyst
Job Ref No: P7930s
MBDA Level: 3/4
Reports to: Head of System Performance
Part time working considered: Yes
A major naval weapon systems upgrade is preparing to be rolled out over the coming years. In support of this a key role has arisen within the programme Performance and Modelling team to support the delivery of the new business programmes. These are high profile programmes within MBDA and, as part of the team, you will engage with senior stakeholders in delivering the role. A key element is working with colleagues across MBDA functions and sites, especially working with the Modelling development team to ensure availability of an appropriate model.
What are we looking for?
Systematic and logical
A self-starter who can work independently
Experience in running complex computer simulations (e.g. 6 Degrees of Freedom models)
Competent with MATLAB
Ability to communicate complex system behaviours and interactions to the wider team
Prior experience of simulation and data analysis in Defence and especially Weapon systems.
What’s in it for you?
This role is an ideal opportunity to gain experience of a complex weapon system.
You will be responsible for presenting weapon system performance to both internal and external stakeholders giving you the opportunity to develop communication skills and achieve greater visibility.
Opportunity to work transversally with other weapon systems teams, with a reciprocal arrangement for expert support from their team and assessment teams.
What would you get?
Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), superb learning and development opportunities and more….
Conducting performance investigation work for the weapon system, including generating reports
Conducting design and performance sensitivity studies to inform design developments.
Support the production of wider stakeholder simulation data analysis requests.
Provide simulation analyses in response to emerging system characteristics.
In Service support contract tasks, which includes support to In-Service Firings, development of new firing scenarios and the assessment of post trials data and production of Trials Analysis reports.
Broad spectrum of varied work.
What’s great about the team?
You will be joining a dynamic team working across multiple programmes with a wide variety of stakeholder engagement.
The wider team covers a diverse range of systems activities, which have proven to be mutually supportive.
The team is dedicated to ensuring an excellent product is available for UK platforms, continuing to enhance that capability.
There is opportunity for working across project boundaries too, allowing the successful candidate to gain greater experience and exposure.
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.
We encourage applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.
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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Sea Viper Performance Assessment Engineer
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