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Simulation Engineer

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P7562
  • Closing date 7th Feb 2021

Are you passionate about the defence world and advanced technology?

Would you like to develop your skills in a highly challenging environment? If so…
The Opportunity

To be a simulation developer and integrator in support of Weapon System development. This will range from early concept studies, to experiments incorporating real equipment and military personnel.

The Role

  • Development (using agile scrum methodologies) of real-time software components to simulate weapon systems.
  • Integration of hardware components and real equipment to provide an end-to-end representation of the system that is used with the end user
What’s in it for you?
  • Joining a customer focused team to deliver innovative solutions using the latest technologies.
  • Manage and maintain effective relationships with Internal and External Customers plus other Functions to deliver WSSE programmes.
  • Opportunity to work with International Teams, with some international travel.
  • Work that combines the skills of broad view Systems Engineering and technical challenges of Synthetic Environment Engineering.
What’s great about the team?
  • 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.
  • You will be joining a hard-working and enthusiastic team, delivering a wide range of interesting projects.
What are we looking for?
  • Ideally engineering degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • Ideally experience of simulation standards (DIS and HLA)
  • Practical software engineering and/or System integration experience
  • C#/C++ development including web services
  • 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.
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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LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)

If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‏‏‎ ‎

WHO WE ARE

MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms.

MORE THAN A JOB

We share a unique responsibility that brings purpose to everything we do.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to our home nations and their allies. Whether you are Lead Engineer or Business Support Officer, your work is vital in ensuring that our armed forces have the equipment they need, when they need it.
" At MBDA you always have to bear in mind that we are all a part of a very important process that defends our freedoms. "

Balpreet
Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.

WE ARE MBDA

With over 60 years combined experience through our predecessor companies and over 10,000 employees across Europe and the USA, we are trusted suppliers of missile and missile systems to the defence sector.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides smarter and more effective equipment for the armed forces over land, sea and air.

INCLUSIVE AND DIVERSE

We value difference.

Our work has a far-reaching impact, and we all make a difference every day. Our values-led culture welcomes a diversity of skills, experience and perspectives, where everyone has the opportunity contribute, grow and succeed.

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