Integration and System Validation Engineer (Bristol)

MBDA UK Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity
Within the Integration and System Validation team based in Bristol, we have a number of roles to undertake a range of Integration and System Validation activities, supplying specialist advice and support to projects as appropriate.
The Role
The roles encompass the lifecycle phases from Assessment through to in Service and will include some or all of the following activities:-

- Trials Planning: Designing and planning trials including Air Carry Trials and Live Firing Trials to ensure that the required data is obtained from the trial.
- Trials Conduct: the conduct of trials activities such as Environmental trials, Electro Magnetic Capability/Electro Magnetic Pulse trials, Hardware-in-the-loop, Safety trials on live ordnance, Flight Trials and Live Firing Trials in both UK and overseas locations.
- Trials data gathering, analysis and reporting.
- The conduct of lab based compatibility activities.
- Missile preparation and test. Including live build activities.
- Design Certification. Production of Design Verification Plans and Certificates of Design.
- Leading and supporting engineering activities on trials sites for various MBDA products for customers to demonstrate system operability.
- Leading and supporting demonstrations and customer acceptance trials on complex weapon systems.
- Prepare trials and integration documentation at all stages of a project life cycle.
- Carry out investigations into a full range of engineering problems, and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
- Define testing approaches and specify tests in assigned/specialist area(s).
- Plan, control and deliver assigned projects or work packages, and make an input as required to cross-functional projects/investigations.
- Plan, control and deliver assigned projects or work packages, and make an input as required to cross-functional projects/investigations.

What's in it for you?

- This is a wide ranging role with opportunities for structured career development across a number of engineering disciplines
- Opportunities for travel within the UK and potentially overseas

What's great about the team?

- The ISV team is a key element in delivery of complex weapon systems development programmes and therefore provides an innovative, dynamic, delivery focused environment
- Opportunities for both office based and fieldbased activities

What are we looking for?
Experience of working in one of the following environments:

- System Integration
- Design Proving and Trials
- Aircraft Integration
- Naval Integration
- Ground/Land Integration
- Missile Test
- Interface Design
- System assessment and acceptance
- Design Verification
- Electrical / mechanical construction and interfacing
- Electronic design/test


- Ideally an Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
- Good verbal, presentation and written communication skills

Be able to communicate with a wide range of internal customers, sub-contractors / partners/ suppliers at both engineering and management levels
What you would get

- Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus scheme and superb learning and development opportunities.

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