Systems Engineer, Communications

Systems Engineer, Communications

MBDA | Not Specified, Bristol, GB

Posted 13 days ago

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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow
The Role
As a Systems Engineer in Communications you will have a key role in the Systems Engineering Team responsible for the design, development and integration of communications and network technologies into MBDA's Weapon Systems and the wider battle space.
You will be operating within a multi-disciplinary team delivering communications systems across the whole systems engineering / project lifecycle.
The Opportunity
This opportunity is challenging and working at the cutting edge of technical development and delivery in MBDA
You will be responsible to the Head of Platform Communications And Battlefield Networks , for a number of systems engineering tasks, depending on the skills and motivations of the individual, including:
Definition of the project communications architecture(s),
Analysis of input requirements,
Network performance modelling
System modelling using model-based system engineering (using Rhapsody),
Requirements engineering (using DOORS),
Hardware (equipment) and software requirements definition,
System validation and verification
Integration and Test
You will manage risks / opportunities and non-compliances
What's great about this opportunity?
This is a great role for someone with a passion for communications technology and technical delivery, and for someone motivated by the successful deployment of complex modern weapon systems into military service.
The role is part of the weapon systems team delivering a significant complex sub-system, so is ideal for someone seeking an opportunity within a systems engineering team environment.
You will be working with technologies at the forefront of European weapon systems design, supporting the development of high performance, safe, secure and reliable products that our customers can rely on.
As a multi-national company, many of the methods and tools we use in this domain are the result of strong international collaboration and consequently there may be the opportunity to work with colleagues in the UK, France, Germany and Italy.
We offer a supportive working environment with the opportunity to develop your skills across a diverse range of products and technologies.
What we're looking for
Sound understanding of System Engineering Process (including System Specification, System Test and Integration)
Experience in tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management (Dimensions or RTC)
Experience in engineering product delivery
Experience of technical problem solving
While not essential it would be beneficial if you had
Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) using SysML and UML, preferably using Rhapsody
What's in it for you?
Occasional Travel Nationally and internationally
You will be part of a high performing team and department, with your personal and professional development at the centre of its mission
A rewarding career
Our benefits
Flexible working, Great 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.
Join a great team!
Join a proactive and varied team, with a range of experience and skills. Working on varied projects at different parts of the lifecycle as well as conducting system and technology research and development.
Why 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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