Lead Software Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Lancashire, Preston
08 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Jamie Meurs
Job Type

Lead Software Engineer

Would you like to work as part of a team developing a variety of complex bespoke engineering software applications? We currently have a vacancy for a Lead Software Engineer working within the AIR IM&T Engineering Systems Competency Centre (ESCC) based at our site In Warton

As a Lead Software Engineer you will be working on all technical activities involved in the development, maintenance and through life support of the PLM software tools, working to budget, schedule and to the appropriate quality level to enable the business customers to achieve their goals

Your main responsibilities as a Lead Software Engineer will involve:

Provide software development capabilities to support customisation of Teamcenter and integration of Teamcenter with downstream systems

Production and definition of detailed level designs and realisation of this in code

Test and documentation of all developed code

Developing middleware based solutions for downstream PLM data integration

Complete software development activities in line with schedule and quality requirements

Ensuring personal compliance to the Engineering Systems Competency Centre defined software development processes and tools

Delivering continuous improvement through recommending appropriate capability needs and process improvements

Provide support to the Test Team and 3rd Line Support

Your skills and qualifications:

Knowledge and Broad understanding of software engineering technologies and practises with experience in the following;

Java and Java Enterprise. Test Driven programming using Unit

Software development lifecycle

Use of SQL Developer and understanding of the database structures

Ability to analyse problems/bugs/defects etc and propose solutions/fixes/work-arounds

Deliver complex software solutions

Knowledge within the following would be advantageous;

C programming

Software builds approaches

Use of products such as Git, cvs, Netbeans, VMWare, Bugzilla, FileZilla, Putty

Design and documentation approaches using UML, Enterprise Architect, Word, Excel

OO design, patterns (including in particular MVC)

UNIX/Windows scripting (.sh files, .bat files)


What we're looking for in you:

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that they are a clear and methodical thinker, you will have a keen eye for detail and will be organised, with the ability to manage your workload effectively. You will be a team player who can prioritise and organise their own workload.

Location: Warton

Salary: £37, 654+

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

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.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems 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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.