MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow
Role Title and Location: IT Application Developer - Stevenage
Job Ref No: P8016S
MBDA Level: 3
Reports to: CSS Systems & Tools Team Leader
An opportunity has arisen for an innovative software developer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe’s number one missile system provider working in the international Customer Support and Services organisation.
What are we looking for?
You will have a high level of competence in MS Excel, including Visual Basic.
High level of competence in database development in MS Access and / or asp.net and SQL
You will either be experienced with SAP or have the ability to assimilate the knowledge required through training
Effectively communicate with both IM experts and Customer Support staff in the use of their specific IT tools & applications.
Analyse and communicate processes and practices in a clear and concise manner
You will have some experience in the training staff in the use of IT software and tools, but additional training can be provided.
Set your own priorities in order to meet objectives.
Influence, interact and support other areas and functions of MBDA.
Capability to manage work packages and rapid development activities.
Good communication skills and be aware of cultural differences.
You will have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, able to set priorities and deal with multiple issues.
What’s in it for you?
MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in 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 with this in mind we continually look to broaden our existing talent base whilst maintaining a strategic edge, by exploiting new markets and new applications for our world-class technology base
Our success is based on the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career
Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out. Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set: a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards
What would you get?
Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), superb learning and development opportunities and more…
The freedom to be creative and develop innovative solutions to technically demanding challenges.
Develop new software application using agile development techniques
You will be working and sharing experience with other IT specialists who have a wide ranging skills and knowledge.
Working with a multi-national team and have opportunities for international travel and development language skills.
You will be provided with specialist training when required to meet the business requirement.
You will be developing new or improving existing software applications that are used to manage customer support activities
Helping the Customer Support management team to improve data analysis techniques
Working with IT specialist in France and Italy to share best practice and development applications that have an international context.
You will help develop IT skills within the wider Customer Support team and research potential new applications that would be of assistance to their work.
Liaise with the MBDA wide Information Management team to ensure that the specific needs and constraints of Customer Support are understood and delivered.
What’s great about the team?
It is a friendly multi-national team.
The team is respected by the internal software user community.
The team is very enthusiastic and innovative.
Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
MBDA is 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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