Graduate Software Programme

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Together we grow

At MBDA, we inspire team innovation to solve some of the biggest challenges. This means you’ll learn from the brightest minds, who are always there to encourage and support you.

Our collaborative approach and culture of sharing knowledge will be key to your development. We trust each other to thrive; support one another to learn, and when you join us, you’ll bring a different perspective to how we see the future.

Our Software team deliver software for the next generation of weapons to support those on the battlefield. Using numerous programming languages, software tools and software lifecycle methodologies, we provide a range of products from high integrity software running on our weapon systems, to mission planning solutions integrated into a complex battlespace arena. Here, you’ll work closely with other teams in a variety of development stages within our weapons systems including both embedded and front-end software development on a range of platforms. You’ll ensure the functional and technical robustness of project deliverables and help create and maintain technical documentation.

In an assistive and collaborative open plan environment, you’ll work in systems laboratories that will power your learning and development. Through a combination of technical training, four varied work placements and development activities, you’ll develop the skills necessary to become a well-rounded software engineer.

We’ll need you to have a Degree in Computer Science or engineering to a minimum of a 2:2. In return you'll get exposure to all aspects of a software development lifecycle, a chance to collaborate with others in the annual multi-national Software Engineering Challenge, and you’ll get opportunities to travel.

Shape your tomorrow

Start your career in delivering the future of defence, and we’ll support you to find your path and grow as a person.

As the only integrated defence company to provide missiles for each branch of the armed forces, you’ll work on industry leading projects that uses the most advanced technology.

Here, we give you the platform to build your skills, foster your creativity and pave your career, so that together we can shape tomorrow.


MBDA UK Limited

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multinational group with 10,000 employees at industrial facilities in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States.

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