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Electrical Missile Architecture Undergraduate Engineer 2023

Electronic/Aerospace/Physics/Electrical.

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MBDA is an award winning company; 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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“It didn’t go well, but this is what I learnt from it – we’re interested in things like that as well.” Tayla Shelford, HR Advisor.

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Missile Architects in MBDA are deployed across all of the project teams. They draw upon a range of inputs from around the company to drive a coherent top-level design for our missiles. Typically the team consists of electrical, test, safety and reliability, and mechanical engineers.

What's the opportunity?

Missile Architecture works with a wide range of technical functions and provides direct input towards project programme delivery across the business. Within your placement you'll be working on allocated projects, which could be at any stage of its lifecycle  - you'll get to experience working with numerous people and departments within MBDA to achieve successful technical delivery of your project.

During your placement you'll get the opportunity to learn how to undertake and manage design and performance trade-off studies. You'll get involved in working on the design and delivery of subsystems into the project (E.g. Data links, Actuation systems, Telemetry Units. Etc) along with the possibility to assist with trials and testing of components and missiles during the development phase.

Entry Criteria, Salary and Start Date

  • Students currently studying towards a degree in a technical or Engineering-related discipline, such as Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Control Systems Engineering, or Physics, with the expectation of achieving a minimum of 2:2
  • £20,000 salary (pro rata)
  • 10 month placement to start September 2023

Why choose us?

MBDA is an award winning company; 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.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Starting Salary: £20,000 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 10 months
  • Stevenage (Hertfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Physics

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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