Systems and Tools Team Lead

13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
What’s the opportunity?
An opportunity has arisen for an innovative software developer / team lead with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe’s number one missile system provider working in the international Customer Support and Services organisation.

What will you be doing?

- Leading a small UK team ensuring Customer Support needs are addressed as part of an overall CSS International IM Road Map.
- You will be supporting the development of new or improving existing software applications that are used to manage customer support activities.
- You will be helping the Customer Support management team to improve data analysis techniques
- You will be working with S&T specialists in France and Italy to share best practice and development applications that have an international context.
- You will liaise with the MBDA wide Information Management team to ensure that the specific needs and constraints of Customer Support are understood and delivered.

What are the benefits for you?

- You will be given the freedom to develop innovative solutions to technically demanding challenges.
- You will be developing new software application using agile development techniques.
- You will be working and sharing experience with other S&T / IM specialists who have a wide ranging skills and knowledge.
- You will be working with a multi-national team and have opportunities for international travel and development language skills.
- You will be provided with specialist training when required to meet the business requirement.

What’s great about joining this team?

- It is a friendly multi-national team.
- The team is respected by the internal software user community.
- The team is very enthusiastic and innovative.

Who and what we are looking for from you?

- You will manage a small team
- You will have experience of developing a range of C# applications (must have MVC development experience)
- You will have a high level of competence in MS Excel, including Visual Basic.
- You will have a high level of competence in database development in MS Access and / or SQL
- You will be part of a multinational team and be expected to support other national work demands
- You will have the ability to communicate effectively with both IM experts and Customer Support staff in the use of their specific IT tools & applications.
- You will have the ability to analyse and communicate processes and practices in a clear and concise manner
- You will have the ability to manage and set your own priorities in order to meet objectives.
- You will have the ability to Influence and interact effectively with other areas and functions of MBDA.
- Capable of managing work packages and rapid development activities.
- You will possess good communication skills and be aware of cultural differences.
- You will have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, able to set priorities and deal with multiple issues.

Why you should come and work at MBDA

- MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States
- With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA is Europe’s leading guided weapons company and with this in mind we continually look to broaden our existing talent base whilst maintaining a strategic edge, by exploiting new markets and new applications for our world-class technology base
- Our success is based on the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career
- Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out. Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set: a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards

What you would 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.

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

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