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DATE ADDED: Tue 03/03/2020

Weapon System Lead – Land Precision Strike Concept Phase

Bristol, UK
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COMPANY: MBDA UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: 38000 - 48000 - Benefits:

The Opportunity An opportunity has arisen to lead the weapon systems work on a new product, supporting the British Army in developing its indirect fires capability - working as part of the Future Systems Surface Attack team.
What are we looking for? Good communication skills with a flexible approach, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to inspire a team.
A Technical background ideally with an understanding across weapon system designs, related systems, platforms and sub-systems.
Ability to think laterally and with initiative to develop new ideas, architectures and concepts.
A positive attitude towards problem solving and developing solutions.
Adaptability to changing needs and flexibility to ensure programme can be redefined and achieved.
You will be able to demonstrate your interpersonal skills as this is a customer facing role - experience of the British Army is useful.
What’s in it for you? This is a dynamic role with lots of exposure to our customers and interaction across the business Opportunity to Head up a small team 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 flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), 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 Weapon System level system development activities within the LPS Concept Phase systems team Ownership of the concept Weapon System Architecture and its development.
Performing analysis of weapon system functions, behaviours, system architecture and concept design Head up the analysis of the wider battlespace integration topics and system-of-systems assessment to ensure concept is suitable for British Army operations.
Support and work with the CW Portfolio Team and MBDA functional areas to ensure a credible roadmap is presented.
Supporting engagement with the British Army and wider MOD to understand, define and develop their future needs Identifying technologies for future weapons and conducting systems assessment to determine their feasibility for the proposed future products.
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 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).
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