Welcome to VERCIDA website.

Skip to main content
Enable Recite to make this website accessible

Profile completeness

Did you know that users who have filled in their profile details are 42 times more likely to get matched with the right employer?

security illustration Help us find the best workplace for you by sharing more about yourself. We will never disclose your information with others.

Job description

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join the Operational Analysis (OA) team. The role includes scoping, leading and contributing to wide range of analytical studies and experimentation exercises. Emphasis is on how future MBDA products will be used and how they can contribute to operational capability for the customer in a cost-effective way. The successful candidate is likely to be an experienced problem solver with a broad understanding of the military operational environment.

What were looking for
  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • Basic understanding of physical principles associated with weapon systems and missiles, and systems engineering processes
  • Broad understanding of the military operational environment
  • Awareness and practical experience of a range of OA techniques combined with a willingness to learn
  • Strong analytical skills and systems thinking; able to structure information, draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • Able to prepare clear concise reports and presentations
  • Able to deliver presentations and lead workshops, pitching information at the right level of detail
  • Proactive, able to seek out contacts, elicit information and suggest solutions
  • Able to lead small teams, work as part of a team and liaise with others at all levels throughout the company, and build effective relationships with customers
  • Able to define and execute a Concept of Analysis (approach / plan) that meets customer needs
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, that may be dispersed and international in nature
  • Able to see and understand the big picture and think about many things at once, as well as keeping track of the detail
  • Thrives in a working environment where there can be frequent change, uncertainty and ambiguity

Whats in it for you?
  • Varied work for a diverse range of customers / projects.
  • Supporting the conceptual development of future weapon systems in air, land and maritime domains.
  • Opportunity to interact with the Military User, Dstl and the wider customer community, as well as the analytical and technical community within the UK defence industry.
  • Exploiting your high level view and systems thinking to work at system, system of system and portfolio levels.
  • Potential to develop your skills and knowledge:
    • Building on your problem solving skills by gaining experience with a wide range of analytical tools and techniques.
    • Developing your military domain knowledge.
    • Supporting functional capability development within MBDA.
    • Leadership and task management.

Our benefits
  • *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

Join a great team!

As part of the Operational Analysis team within Future Systems you will be working in a dynamic, forward looking and international environment, supporting studies for the MBDAs systems of tomorrow. The team has a wide range of internal customers, which provides a high level view of the business and lots of variety in all domains: Air to Air, Air Defence, Surface Attack, Strike & Battlefield. Tasks are relatively short duration and we often have to respond at short notice.

Why 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.

Were 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 UKs 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.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers) and Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK).

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

Learn more about MBDA

Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.

Articles you might like

Other jobs in Engineering, Manufacturing

Security and Compliance Administrator

Sellafield, Seascale, UK

posted 3 hours ago

Senior Estimator

Moor Row, UK

posted 3 hours ago

You will receive an email with link to reset your password.

Enter your new password