Lead Software Engineer (Virtual Environments and Software)

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
11 Sep 2019
Ref
P7715F
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Project Engineering
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity
  • We are looking for a highly capable, adaptable and inquisitive Software Team Lead to help us develop virtualised solutions for and integrate software on the next generation of advanced weapon systems.MBDA produce some of the most advanced missile systems in the world.
     
    What are we looking for?
  • You will have significant previous experience with virtualisation technology
  • You will demonstrate in depth knowledge of complex system software integration
  • You will have a good degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering combined with significant experience in the development of software for COTS hardware.
  • You will favour a collaborative, open approach to development and have the ability to work well in a team, and maintain momentum during development.The software that you develop will be used across multiple products at several sites, so strong communication skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of continuous software integration practices.
     
    The Role
  • This is a team leader role; with a hands on development and delivery aspect.
  • You will be leading the virtualisation of application software for development, integration and testing environments.
  • You will also be supporting the development of the future software integration pipeline for both virtual and host environments.
  • This is balanced role, which combines both technical management and hands-on experience with virtual machines and continuous integration.
  • You will be predominantly utilising VMware ESXi and Workstation hypervisors for virtualisation
     
    What’s in it for you?
  • This is a great role for somebody with a passion for software and its successful deployment in battlespace weapon systems.You will be working with technology that is at the forefront of European missile system design, helping to develop safe, secure and reliable products that our customers can rely on.
  • You will help develop the next generation of delivery tools for complex system software products
  • Many of our products emerging from this domain involve strong international collaboration. Consequently, there may be the opportunity to travel both within the UK and to our sites in Paris and Rome.
  • We offer a supportive working environment with the opportunity to develop your skills across a wide range of products and technologies.
     
    What’s great about the team?
  • You will be joining a team that continues to develop software used in the most advanced weapon systems in the world.We apply small, focused teams of engineers to complex problems – you will be working with a talented group of experienced software, systems and electronics engineers.
  • As part of a highly motivated and successful team, you’ll be delivering against a challenging schedule.
  • The virtualisation team will be delivering to the internal FLAADS Land software development team.
  • The integration team will be delivering FLAADS Land system as part of the British Army’s Sky Sabre air defense architecture.
     
    What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, maternity and paternity benefits, 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.
     
Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
 
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