MBDA UK Limited
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Integration and System Validation Summer Placement - Stevenage

Job description

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.

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.

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.

What we are looking for

  • 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

Qualifications

Currently studying towards a degree in maths, physics, aeronautical, aerospace, electrical, mechanical or systems engineering or a related engineering subject

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Location
Stevenage
Salary
£16-18,000

dependant on year of study, pro-rated for 10-12 week placement

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 December 2019

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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