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Mission Systems Engineer

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: Up to £79.17 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace, Engineering
  • Contact: Chris Hill
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: asap
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 04 December 2023
  • Job Ref: 79735JS_1698067301

Mission Systems Engineers
Initial 12 Month Contract
Remote/Hybrid working options
£79.17 Per Hour (Inside IR35)

Our client is a leading global defence, security, and aerospace company, and are seeking talented and driven Mission Systems Engineers to join our dynamic project teams. As a Mission Systems Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the design, development, integration, and testing of advanced mission systems for cutting-edge defence and aerospace projects.

If you are passionate about innovative technology, thrive in a collaborative environment, and possess strong problem-solving skills, this is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the future of defence systems.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system requirements and develop mission system architectures that meet customer needs and specifications.
  • Design, develop, and integrate mission system components, including sensors, communication systems, and data processing modules.
  • Conduct system-level testing and verification to ensure mission systems meet performance and reliability standards.
  • Analyse and resolve technical issues related to mission systems, working closely with project managers, engineers, and customers.
  • Support the integration of mission systems into larger defence platforms, such as aircraft, submarines, or land-based systems.
  • Participate in the development of new technologies and innovative solutions to enhance mission system capabilities.
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in mission system engineering.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Solid understanding of mission systems engineering principles, including system design, integration, and testing.
  • Proficiency in system modelling and simulation tools, such as MATLAB, Simulink, or similar.
  • Experience with requirements management and system architecture development.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Knowledge of defence and aerospace industry standards and regulations is a plus.
  • Security clearance eligibility may be required.

If you are ready to take on exciting challenges and make a significant impact in the defence and aerospace industry, we invite you to join our clients team as a Mission Systems Engineer.

Due to the nature of this role you will need to have excellent team skills, be self-motivated, fast-learning and have the ability to prioritise and manage your own work with minimal guidance.

Please be aware you will will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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