Senior Software Engineer

BAE Systems
Kent, England, Rochester
18 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Natalie Humphrey
Job Type

Senior Software Engineer

Would you like to work with a range of products and the most advanced software tools available? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Software Engineer at our site in Rochester.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be working as part of a team of experienced, passionate and innovative engineers creating world-leading control and display systems. This is an extremely exciting and challenging role and will present the opportunity to design products for the world's most advanced commercial and military fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft.

This role will provide you with exposure to, the customer and the end user, as well as working alongside like-minded engineers, making this a unique opportunity for the right candidate.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Engineer will involve:

Developing and implementing the embedded software, peripheral drivers, protocols, human-machine interfaces and associated supporting certification documentation

Requirements analysis and definition, System/Software Architecture/Design, Modelling and Simulation, Systems/Software Integration, Verification and Validation, Safety Critical Development techniques

Reviewing and technically guiding the work of others, producing size / re-using estimates and reliably estimating your own work

Liaising with customers on technical issues, define processes/procedures, perform design review assessments and make sound strategic technical decisions within your area of responsibility/expertise

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Software Engineer:

Proven and relevant industry experience

Excellent Software Engineering skills, with significant experience in C/C++/Ada

Extensive experience of Software Architecture Design using UML or other recognised model based design techniques

Extensive experience of developing embedded software for bare metal systems or with Real-Time Operating Systems

Extensive experience of interfacing software with hardware in a real-time environment

What we're looking for in you:

You will Relish challenges and be able to challenge others constructively. You will be proactive in looking for opportunities, whilst demonstrating a positive attitude in supporting other team members or projects.
You will have the ability to control emotions, switch context and prioritise workloads. You will have excellent communication skills.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Rochester

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Electronic Systems

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.



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