Simulation Scrum Master

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
10 May 2019
Closes
09 Jun 2019
Ref
P7443F
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Systems
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity

To act as Scrum Master on a weapon system project to develop and deliver simulation components for one of MBDA’s weapon systems such as SPEAR/Brimstone/Land Ceptor/SEA Venom.

The Role

  • Use agile techniques to lead the technical management of the software development team (2 – 8) to meet the weapon system requirements.
  • Plan and manage budgets and spend, including regular progress reports and cost to completion.
  • Perform business development activities in conjunction with projects and functional areas within the company to champion the use of simulation.
  • Manage risks and opportunities to pre-empt technical issues and leverage re-use.
  • Work alongside the support system team to achieve validation and sub-system integration.
  • Apply Functional policies and best practices in conjunction with the Simulation Architect within the team.
What’s in it for you?
  • To be part of a niche forwarding thinking dynamic Function delivering innovative solutions and the latest technologies.
  • To apply broad Systems Engineering skills to exciting technical challenges using an agile approach.
  • To build relationships across the company including Project Teams, Systems Design, Software and Systems Proving.
  • To have the opportunity to work with internationally.
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a team delivering innovative solutions to Projects that need your inspired  approach and enthusiasm
  • You will be joining a department that has advanced the use of distributed simulation in Weapon System Design and Development
  • You will be working with internationally and industry recognised members of the simulation community
What are we looking for?
  • Engineering degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • 5 years practical software engineering and/or System integration experience (C#/C++)
  • Experience of leading use of agile for software development
  • Awareness of simulation standards (DIS and HLA)
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, 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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