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Seeker Engineering Graduate 2021

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Graduate scheme
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A seeker is the radar unit located at the front of a missile that detects, acquires and tracks targets; it is a key complex weapon sub-system.This team is responsible for the design, development, integration and production of all radar frequency (RF) seekers including dual-mode seekers (RF and electro-optic).

What will you be doing?

  • Gain an understanding ofthe whole product lifecycle from research and development, concept and design, through to production and in-service support.
  • Work inwell-equipped laboratories and learn new tools throughout your placements.
  • Relevant on-the-job and formal training covering a wide range of topics.
  • Learn about and develop skills in one or more of the following areas, while applying them to real world applications:
    • System simulation and modelling.
    • Algorithm development.
    • Design and test of electronic and RF circuits.
    • Hardware and software integration.
    • Signal processing and data analysis.
    • Performance analysis, requirements and specifications.
    • Electromagnetic simulation.
    • Experimental lab testing and field trials.
    • Image processing and ray tracing.

You will be able to build on your knowledge from university and gain experience in a wide range of areas.Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, with colleagues from all sectors of the STEM industry. Towards the end of the scheme you will have the option to choose your career path; a high level systems engineer or various highly specialised roles within the seekers team.

You will also have the opportunity to work towards Professional Chartership with either to IOP, IMA, IET, IMechE or RAeS and we will also pay 100% of the fees whilst you on the Graduate 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 physics, engineering, electronics, mathematics, or a related subject to a minimum 2:2.
  • Willing to learn and comfortable taking the initiative to solve complex technical issues.

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.

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