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Weapon System Concepts Systems Engineer, Future Battlefield Capability - Stevenage or Bristol


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Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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Weapon System Concepts Systems Engineer, Future Battlefield Capability - Stevenage or Bristol

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Role Title and Location: Weapon System Concepts Systems Engineer, Future Battlefield Capability - Stevenage or Bristol

Job Ref No: P8018S

MBDA Level: 3/4 Dependent on experience

Reports to: Head of Future Battlefield Capability

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen to work on new weapon system concepts, supporting the British Army and our domestic European customers as part of the Future Battlefield Capability team.

What are we looking for?

* Technical background ideally with some understanding of weapons systems, platforms and sub-systems
* Good communication skills with a flexible approach to working in a team. Capable of liaising with colleagues at all levels of the organisation
* Ability to think laterally and take the initiative to develop new ideas, concepts and identify technology exploitation paths
* Customer facing experience – ideally with knowledge of the British Army
* Ability embrace the uncertain nature of early concept development to progress towards defining solutions and system concepts

What’s in it for you?

* This is a dynamic role with lots of exposure to our customers and interaction across the business including Engineering, Sales & Business Development and Programmes
* Opportunity to travel internationally
* Develop a broad skill base, across technology and systems engineering
* Help to shape the future opportunities for MBDA

What would you get?

* Comprehensive package including 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….

The Role

* Supporting engagement with the British Army and wider MOD to understand, define and develop their future needs
* System engineering development of new battlefield weapons
* Identifying technologies for future weapons and conducting systems assessment to determine their feasibility for the proposed future products.
* Direct working across the business (and industrial partners) to support development of the required technologies.
* Integration of future weapons on to British Army platforms
* Integration into the wider battle-space
* Working with our international colleagues to develop a common weapons portfolio and support export opportunities

What’s great about the team?

* This is a growing team shaping the way MBDA works with the British Army in the future
* Frequent exposure to high-profile, fast-paced projects
* Have ready access to in-house experts to supplement knowledge and develop yourself

Please Note: 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.

MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s 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).

Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news by following our MBDA LinkedIn Company page.
Weapon System Concepts Systems Engineer, Future Battlefield Capability - Stevenage or Bristol

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Weapon System Concepts Systems Engineer, Future Battlefield Capability - Stevenage or Bristol

Job Ref No: P8018S

MBDA Level: 3/4 Dependent on experience

Reports to: Head of Future Battlefield Capability

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen to work on new weapon system concepts, supporting the British Army and our domestic European customers as part of the Future Battlefield Capability team.

What are we looking for?

* Technical background ideally with some understanding of weapons systems, platforms and sub-systems
* Good communication skills with a flexible approach to working in a team. Capable of liaising with colleagues at all levels of the organisation
* Ability to think laterally and take the initiative to develop new ideas, concepts and identify technology exploitation paths
* Customer facing experience – ideally with knowledge of the British Army
* Ability embrace the uncertain nature of early concept development to progress towards defining solutions and system concepts

What’s in it for you?

* This is a dynamic role with lots of exposure to our customers and interaction across the business including Engineering, Sales & Business Development and Programmes
* Opportunity to travel internationally
* Develop a broad skill base, across technology and systems engineering
* Help to shape the future opportunities for MBDA

What would you get?

* Comprehensive package including 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….

The Role

* Supporting engagement with the British Army and wider MOD to understand, define and develop their future needs
* System engineering development of new battlefield weapons
* Identifying technologies for future weapons and conducting systems assessment to determine their feasibility for the proposed future products.
* Direct working across the business (and industrial partners) to support development of the required technologies.
* Integration of future weapons on to British Army platforms
* Integration into the wider battle-space
* Working with our international colleagues to develop a common weapons portfolio and support export opportunities

What’s great about the team?

* This is a growing team shaping the way MBDA works with the British Army in the future
* Frequent exposure to high-profile, fast-paced projects
* Have ready access to in-house experts to supplement knowledge and develop yourself

Please Note: 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.

MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s 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).

Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news by following our MBDA LinkedIn Company page.
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