Missile Electronics Design Engineering- Summer Placement 2017
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Missile Electronics Design Engineering- Summer Placement 2017

MBDA UK Limited
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
10 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

The Missile Electronic Design department provides complex electronic solutions to meet the demanding needs of missile projects, starting at the beginning of the design process where we develop electronic architectures from requirements received. We have opportunities in missile electronics design teams, working alongside other skill areas such as Mechanical, Software and Test Systems engineers, all focussed on the goal of delivering effective electronics solutions.

What will you be doing?

As key members of the Missile Electronics Design department, successful candidates will develop an extensive knowledge and gain hands on experience in one or a combination of the disciplines below:

  • Circuit design (Analogue, Digital, FPGA etc.);
  • Analogue and Digital circuit test techniques and circuit design;
  • Microwave / RF test measurement techniques and design;
  • Automated instrumentation and control technologies;
  • Analysis and characterisation techniques.

Summer Placement students will take part in a group project, run between the Test Systems, Embedded, Mechanical and Software departments. It will be a self-contained project responsible for delivering important demonstrable capabilities back into the company.

Company information

MBDA is a global leader in the design and manufacture of missiles and missile systems; competing at the forefront of the defence industry.

MBDA is a multi-national company, with 10,000 employees on industrial facilities spanning France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States. With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA is Europe’s leading guided weapons company and prime complex weapon contractor to the UK MOD. With this in mind we continually look to broaden our existing talent base whilst maintaining a strategic edge and exploiting new markets and applications for our world-class technology base.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

Graduates will be qualified to degree level or above (minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent) in electronic engineering, general engineering (with electronics) or related subjects. A practical knowledge of software development would be beneficial, but not essential.

Both the Undergraduate and Graduate Scheme within Electronics Engineering is accredited with the IET and Graduates are expected, and supported, to work towards C. Eng registration. I. Eng registration can also be supported where appropriate. Undergraduates are expected to work towards their Eng. Tech registration.

Accepted degree subjects

transport engineering · aerospace engineering · mechanical engineering · electronic and electrical engineering · engineering management


Competitive salary

Flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities.




Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

How to apply

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

Closing date: 31/01/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/01/2017