Signal Processing Engineer


MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Join our Data Links Systems team as a Signal Processing Engineer working on the development and modelling of new algorithms for secure radio communication systems.

This role gives you the opportunity to work across a wide variety of projects, ranging from fundamental research into new algorithms and implementations, through to product development for customer programmes. You’ll develop novel solutions to complex communications problems and help shape future research by collaborating with academia and our industry partners.

Our growing team is split between Bristol and Stevenage, so we’re open to considering both of those sites as your home location, with a good blend of home and office working.

What we’re looking for

  • Degree level qualification in related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience in C or C++
  • Proficient in Matlab and Simulink
  • Familiarity with RF theory or RF system design

Here’s what’s in it for you

  • You’ll gain expertise in secure military communications technology and develop your signal processing techniques
  • We’ll support you both through formal and on-the-job training to help broaden your knowledge
  • Exposure to a range of programmes both domestically and internationally

Join a great team!

We’re a growing, dynamic team all focussed on delivering the most cutting-edge systems and technologies for our customers, while innovating future technology through our research and development. We work cross-functionally with a mix of disciplines to solve the most complex technological problems.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended 2-3 days per week approach to on-site and remote working.

Benefits Package

*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.

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 welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

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


  • Directorate


  • Discipline

    Engineering and Design, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

  • Title

    Signal Processing Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, Stevenage

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