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Integration & System Validation Summer Placement 2020

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What’s the opportunity?

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.

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What will you be doing?

Experience aspects of the project to ensure trial delivery, including mechanical & electrical engineering, test equipment and trials conduct. Your placement 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.

What are the benefits for you?

  • Gain an insight in to the company and the wider UK defence environment.
  • Work with people at all levels across the business.
  • Engage with customers.
  • Learn to use a coding language (MATLAB, VBA, C, Python).
  • Collaborate with other employees based in France, Germany and Italy.
  • Be supported by experienced and talented engineers.

What’s great about joining this team?

  • Variety of work; every day is different.
  • A supportive team with people from different disciplines and backgrounds; offering a new perspective on a given issue.
  • There is a culture of change and a focus on innovative ways of improving system readiness and reliability.

“ISV grads get a broad understanding of Weapon Systems as we interact with so many of the Project Teams. We get hands on time with real Hardware which you don’t always get in the other teams (i.e. Hands-on experience with Weapon Systems; gaining an insight into what goes into a Weapon and how it works)”  Matt, ISV Graduate

Who and what we are looking for from you?

  • Currently studying towards a Degree in Maths, Physics, Aeronautical, Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical or Systems Engineering or a related Engineering subject.
  • Enjoy problem solving and have a common-sense approach.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through written English.
  • Enjoy contributing to and being part of a supportive team.

What would you get?

  • £16,000, £17,00 or £18,000 Salary dependant on year of study, pro-rated for 10-12 week placement.
  • Flexible working.
  • Paid overtime.
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • Sporting activities.
  • Fantastic site facilities.
  • On the job learning and development opportunities.

Please Note:

MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role.

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.

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Job ID Number: GS256
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £16,000 - £18,000 pro rata + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • Stevenage
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Systems

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