Systems Engineer Communications

MBDA UK Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

As a Communications Systems Engineer you will have a key role in the Systems Engineering Team responsible for the design, development and integration of Communications technologies into MBDA's Weapon Systems.
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 Communications System 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,
- system modelling using model-based system engineering (using Rhapsody),
- requirements engineering (using DOORS),
- hardware (equipment) and software requirements definition,

- system validation and verification

- 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 successful deployment of complex modern weapon systems into military service.
The role is part of the systems team delivering a significant complex weapon system sub-system, so is ideal for someone seeking an opportunity within a systems engineering 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.

- 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 and Italy.

- We offer a supportive working environment with the opportunity to develop your skills across a diverse range of products and technologies.

What are we looking for?
- Team Player with positive collaborative behaviours
- Excellent can do' attitude and pro-active behaviours
- Sound understanding of System Engineering Process (including System Specification, System Test and Integration)
- Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) using SysML and UML preferably using Rhapsody
- 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
- Excellent communication skills (timing and content aspects)
- Trade Off analysis and solution generation

- Engineering degree or equivalent

What would you get?
- Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, discounted private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), and superb learning and development opportunities.

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