C# Software Engineer

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02366
  • Closing date 21st Mar 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…
Part time working considered


We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and passionate software developer to join our Weapons System Simulation and Experimentation team.
WSSE are integral in the development of weapon systems and system architectures, as a result we have developed a capability supporting developments across the full product life cycle.
The team integrate real products, models and synthetic environments to provide visualisation, demonstrations, verification & validation as well as training capability and support.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for passionate software developers. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate exposure to practical software engineering.
  • C# / C++ software development
  • You will be able to demonstrate your experience / knowledge in some of the following areas:
    • Real-Time Software
    • Configuration control.
    • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery or Deployment.
    • Unit testing and test driven development.
    • Agile development
What’s in it for you?
  • You will be able to develop your skills and abilities across the whole of the MBDA development lifecycle, supporting some of the world’s most advanced defence systems.
  • The role will allow you to develop a broader view of systems of systems engineering and enhance your technical skills whilst working in a Synthetic Environment.
  • In WSSE we have a number of career paths available, lead developers, Simulations Architects, Simulation Project Leads and Technical Experts to name a few.
The Role
  • You will be part of a team, delivering innovative solutions whilst utilising the latest technologies to provide an end to end representation of the weapon system through:
    • Visualisation and demonstrations
    • Experimentation
    • Design and development
    • Verification and Validation
    • Training Systems.
  • Development (using agile scrum methodologies) of real-time software components to simulate weapon systems, including the Integration of hardware to provide true representations of our systems.
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 have the opportunity to work with internationally and industry recognised members of the simulation community
  • You will be joining a team delivering innovative Projects that need your inspired approach and enthusiasm

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

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.