Weapon System Architecture and Equipment Graduate 2019
Prospectus
Bristol,GB
1d ago

Job description

What’s the opportunity?

Weapon System Architecture & Equipment (WSAE) is a growing, multi-national group that provides a variety of different engineering and specialist skills across a number of projects within MBDA.

As the complexity of the battlefield increases, so too do our customers’ capability needs. Consequently, the WSAE group has evolved to providethe necessary expertise across a large range of weapon system aspects, much wider than just the missile itself.

What will you be doing?

These are examples of the capabilities WSAE develop and provide our customers :

  • Communication systems with in-flight missiles and between platforms and operators
  • Ability to plan, model and adapt missile routes, both pre-flight and during flight, to optimise the effectiveness of the weapon
  • Innovative physical and functional / logic-based architectures, which enable modularity and reuse between systems and projects
  • Sophisticated engagement chains and data management software, to support the delivery of missile systems
  • Optimised integration of human operations and interaction in to product design
  • Ability to rehearse, test and train in the use of our systems
  • We provide systems engineering to each of the stages of the product development life-cycle ranging from understanding the required system behaviours from a variety of viewpoints, system design and specification, through to integration, test, and analysis of achieved system performance.

    What’s great about joining this team?

  • A Weapon System is much more than just a missile WSAE provides world class products and solutions to deliver complex systems and all-
  • round capabilities to our customers. With such a diverse range of skills, expertise and domains, WSAE offers you the ability to get a great overview of what makes a weapon system.

  • Work across a variety of projects and engineering disciplines throughout WSAE as part of a large, international Group
  • A breadth of experience and support available in the department which include a buddy system to welcome you into MBDA, access to the mentoring scheme and regular informal meetings with other ECP members in WSAE.
  • You will be working in an assistive and collaborative open plan working environment and systems laboratories, aimed at aiding your learning and development.
  • Benefits

  • You will have access to the full breadth of training courses and facilities that MBDA offers. For the SD&V function some relevant courses you may take part in include DOORS Training, MBSE Training and Writing Requirements.
  • You will also benefit from training and support provided by experienced engineers within the department and project teams.
  • MBDA support continual professional development such as engineering Chartership through multiple accrediting organisations.
  • What you would get

    Starting salary of £26,250 with two pay reviews per year during the first two years,joining bonus of £2,000 if you have a Bachelors or £2,500 if you have a Masters.

    Flexible working hours, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, annual company bonus schemes and superb learning and development opportunities.

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