Mission Planning and Control Software Engineer

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
05 Aug 2018
Ref
P7242
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Project Engineering
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our growing Mission Planning & Control Software team in Bristol - working as part of a dynamic team to develop and deliver innovative solutions by exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies. 
The Role
  • Developing and supporting a wide variety of software products across Mission Planning software, ranging from GUI / HMI (Graphical User Interface, Human Machine Interface) development to business logic development.
  • Using technologies based on both C++ and Java to service both existing and new software products.
  • Active involvement in implementation of the next generation of Mission Planning software products.
  • Working across new and existing software products within the Mission Planning domain with an opportunity to build overall product knowledge.
  • Involvement in all aspects of the software development lifecycle with the support of highly supportive team.
     
    What’s in it for you?
  • We offer an environment for Software Engineers to thrive and innovate allowing both personal and technical development.
  • We offer both technical and leadership career progression within the Software Engineering department – with a wide range of future progressive roles such as Software Technical Support, Software Architect and Software Product Leader.
  • The opportunity to work with a wide range of latest software technologies that are leading edge in the defence domain, across a broad range of weapon system products.
  • Opportunities to work on research and development programmes within the mission planning software domain using new technologies with opportunities to learn and build new skills.
     
    What’s great about the team?
  • The Mission Planning & Control Software team is part of a wider multinational function. This offers the team a unique opportunity to leverage learning about different technologies and methods from the other national teams.
  • We are a strong cohesive team, which is interactive and passionate about software technologies, with an open and supportive approach to software development.
     
    What are we looking for?
  • Ideally have a degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering combined with some experience in the development of software for formal delivery.
  • We seek a sound understanding and use of C++ and/or Java for software development.
  • Experience of using graphical modelling frameworks for the development of GUIs.
  • Possess a collaborative and open approach to software development, with the ability to inspire others and maintain momentum during development.
  • Strong communication skills are essential - the software being developed will be used across multiple products and sites.
  • Ideally you will have a background in software engineering, with good knowledge of modern development practices and knowledge of software testing approaches.
  • Appreciation or the use of software tools to facilitate the software development lifecycle, such as Rational Team Concert, DOORS, are also desirable.
  • Working knowledge of standards and restricted coding standards such as MISRA C++, would be desirable.
  • It would be desirable to have some knowledge of using UML in particular with the use of IBM Rhapsody.
  • A background or knowledge of cyber security principles would be a benefit, but not essential for this role.
     
    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) and superb learning and development opportunities.
     
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