MBDA Reviews

Updated Aug 14, 2022

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4.3
88%
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5 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working Arrangements (Flexi-time, half days)(in 34 reviews)

  • "Very flexible working arrangements, well looked after, great management teams(in 29 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Salary in other defence companies is a little higher(in 10 reviews)

  • "Changing / being open with designs can be tricky(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great people

      Aug 14, 2022 - Engineering Technician in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People are great, organization was fantastic, makes other companies look bad. Very rare negative experiences. Considerate of disabilities and diversity.

      Cons

      Progression seemed a little obtuse have to really make yourself seen.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Supportive environment

      Jul 21, 2022 - Business Apprentice in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Managers and colleagues always on hand to support

      Cons

      Change can be hard to implement

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good for stepping up

      Jun 21, 2022 - Senior RAMS Engineer in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for with excellent environment.

      Cons

      None that brings to mind

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Software

      Jun 19, 2022 - Software Engineer in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Goood food. And splendid office

      Cons

      Coffee queue and lack of direction

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Excellent place to be

      Jun 17, 2022 - Engineering Manager in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance not just a buzz phrase, excellent support for individuals

      Cons

      Stevenage is average and the area expensive to buy in

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Company at the cutting edge of work/life balance

      Jun 15, 2022 - Principal Product Assurance Engineer in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Dynamic (Hybrid) WFH Options Strong Professional Development Options Opportunities to move throughout the business Opportunities to travel abroad to work with transversal teams

      Cons

      Company can feel MASSIVE. Sometimes feels like you're on a bit of a goose-chase for information between departments WFH freedom means you might be in the office out-of-sync with your team at times and work items can be delayed.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Mbda

      Jun 23, 2022 - ISV Engineer in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, flexible working. Nice work facilities

      Cons

      bad for career progression and promotion. business is not great at developing employees, would prefer to keep employees in one role instead of employing lower ability people with opportunity for progression.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company to work for

      Jun 7, 2022 - Senior Commercial Manager in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing company to work for, they care about their staff and offer great flexible opportunities.

      Cons

      I’m some roles decisions take a while to be made.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good benefits package and good poeple

      Jun 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Bolton, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits package, the people, family feel

      Cons

      Wages competitiveness, internal promotion structure

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      MBDA graduate scheme

      May 30, 2022 - Graduate Engineer in Stevenage, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance, interesting work

      Cons

      No down sides that I can think of

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    MBDA has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 594 reviews left anonymously by employees. 88% of employees would recommend working at MBDA to a friend and 84% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, MBDA employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at MBDA. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

    88% of MBDA employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated MBDA 4.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at MBDA to be coworkers, benefits, career development and the cons to be diversity and inclusion, culture, management.

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