The Integration & System Validation (ISV) department plays a critical role in the development and proving of MBDA’s new and existing products. ISV engineers work on a variety of tasks such as; aircraft, naval and land integration activities, weapon system integration and trials support and conduct.
What’s the opportunity?
As a graduate you'll work with all aspects ofaproject to ensure trial delivery - including mechanical & electrical engineering, test equipment and trials conduct. Your placements could be in:
- Weapon systems integration testing of sub-system and system level functionality,
- Functional proving of system response and performance,
- Integration of missiles and weapon systems onto delivery platforms,
- Trials planning and support to trials clearance documentation,
- Conduct of sub-system and system trials at various levels of maturity,
- Conduct of Firing trials and system level acceptance support.
You'll get to experience working in several roles across the department that will utilise both engineering and team work skills to help deliver integration and proving solutions to a range of complex weapon systems.
Recent ISV Graduates have been involved with systems proving activities on MBDA’s CAAM/FLAADS, ASRAAM, Brimstone and Storm Shadow and this has included working with platforms such as the F-35 Lightning II, Eurofighter Typhoon, Type 26 Frigates and the AH-64 Apache.
The role will suit someone who is keen for travel; there will be some essential travel when conducting trials activities. Depending on the projects it may be within the UK or Internationally.
You'll get a broad view of the company and the wider UK defence environment and work with people from across the Business and our Customers as well. You'll learn to use a coding language (MATLAB, VBA, C, Python) as well as how to collaborate with other employees based in France, Germany and Italy.
You'll be supported by experienced and talented engineers to work towards Chartership (100% of fees paid during Grad scheme).
What's in it for you?
You'll no doubt have seen all the information on our website about our comprehensive and customisable benefits package.
What are we looking for?
- Degree qualified in Maths, Physics, Aeronautical, Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical or Systems Engineering or a related Engineering, to a minimum 2:2. level.
- Enjoy problem solving and have a common-sense approach.
MBDA is 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.
All graduates, undergraduates and apprentices at MBDA are required to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to their respective role. Some roles, may be reserved for UK nationals and certain categories of information may be restricted to UK nationals also. To gain suitable clearance individuals will need to have lived in the UK for up to 5 years dependent on the level of clearance required. Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news. LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence) #LI-DNI
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