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Electrical Missile Architecture Engineer Graduate 2023



Full Time / Permanent

MBDA Missile Systems – Together. For the Future of Defence.

Missile Architect (Electrical) Graduate

Missile Architects in MBDA are deployed across all of the project teams. Our teams 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 so you will be working with a great mix of engineering fields!

What’s the opportunity?

Electrical Architects work with a wide range of technical functions and provide direct input towards project delivery across the business.  Within your role you will be working on several allocated projects, which could be at any stage of their lifecycle, and you will get to experience working with various people and departments within MBDA to learn your craft and help make a difference to achieve successful delivery of those projects for our customer.

During the scheme you will get the opportunity to learn how to undertake and manage design as well as carry out performance trade-off studies. You will be involved with the requirements, specification, design and delivery of subsystem equipment into the project (e.g. Data-links, Weapon Control Units, Telemetry Units, etc) along with the possibility to assist with trials and testing of equipment and missiles during the development phase.

Entry Criteria, Salary and Benefits

Degree qualified (minimum 2.2) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, Physics, Data Communications or similar

£30,000 starting salary plus £3,000 joining bonus

Pension Scheme

Access to range of employee discounts including Dining and Lifestyle discounts subsidised gym membership and more

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.

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



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