Systems Design Engineer Undergraduate 2023
MBDA Missile Systems – Together. For the Future of Defence.
MBDA Systems Design Engineer 10 month Undergraduate Placement
Working within one of our Systems Design functions, you will be involved in concepting, designing, delivering and supporting the latest Complex Weapons capabilities for the UK and partner nation Armed Forces in response to advanced threats in all domains (Air, Land, Sea).
You'll complete a placement based on a project that could be at any stage in a range of areas, from future capabilities to in-service products. Through the placement, we'll help you understand the make-up of a missile or a weapon system; from the warhead to the seeker in the missile to the wider weapon system components.
These placements will enable you to understand the Systems Engineering ‘V' model across the whole product lifecycle – including:
- Researching future technologies and novel domains;
- Developing requirements and functional architectures ;
- Creating concept solutions
- Analysing performance and supporting trade-off studies;
- Managing interfaces and integration of systems and sub-systems
- Proving and certification activities at Weapon and Missile system level
- Learning about technologies and customer needs associated with specific products or capabilities.
Across the Systems Engineering domain, we offer exposure to a wide variety of different technologies, engineering methodologies, and customer needs associated with specific products or capabilities. This also offers a great opportunity to engage with internal and external customers.
This role is suited to those that enjoy the creativity and practicality of working with problems to arrive at logical solutions.
What's great about this role
Our Systems Design function will support you to become a fully integrated member of the team with the opportunity to assume an increasing level of responsibility. We offer varied roles with scope to choose placements based on interests and skills.
Our people are adaptable and the role is varied and fast paced – Innovation is a company value that we practice the most.
Systems Engineers work with people across all engineering fields and business teams, meeting suppliers and customers and engaging with international MBDA colleagues. There is also Opportunity to travel both within the UK and potentially internationally.
Entry criteria, Salary and Start Date
- Currently studying a STEM related degree.
- £20,000 salary (pro rata)
- 10 month placement to start September 2023
Why choose us?
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're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.
MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.
We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
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MBDA UK Limited
MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multinational group with 10,000 employees at industrial facilities in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States.
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