Embedded Software Design and Development Engineer

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02118
  • Closing date 16th May 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…
MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Salary: Up to £60,000 doe.

The Role

We are a world leader in missile and missile systems looking for a highly capable and adaptable Embedded Software Design and Development Engineer to join our Development Facility in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
You will be responsible for developing the real-time systems application software for the next generation of Missile Systems.
This is a hands-on role and will involve designing, implementing and testing the missile subsystem software products and evolutions for future products.

What we're looking for
  • Ideally a degree in Computer Science or other relevant subject.
  • Significant previous experience with embedded ADA
  • Ability to debug complex problems.
  • A ‘Can do’ and flexible approach, focused on a timely high quality delivery.
  • A focus on code quality and to engage in code and design reviews.
  • Development of maintainable and extensible code (to adapt to the change in requirements etc.)
Desirable / Advantageous:
  • Experience in model-based development, either in SysML/UML using tools such as IBM’s Rhapsody or in Matlab/Simulink.
  • Knowledge of Real Time Operating Systems such as PikeOS.
  • Experience in low level driver development and interface with Firmware
  • Experience of developing software products under Windows and Linux development environments for ARM based multi-core processing platforms.
  • Knowledge of standards such as DefStan 00-55 & RTCA 178B/C and restricted coding standards such as MISRA.
  • Exposure to IBM Rational Team Concert.
  • Understanding and use of concepts such as Continuous Integration (Jenkins) and Test Driven Development.
Here's what's in it for you
  • This is a great role for someone with a passion for software and its successful deployment in modern weapon systems. 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.
  • Many of our products and components we use in this domain are the result of strong international collaboration; consequently, there may be the opportunity to travel both within the UK and to our sites in France, Italy and Germany.
  • We offer a supportive working environment where you can develop your skills across a wide range of products and technologies.
Join a great team!

This is a team that continues to develop the software that drives some of the most advanced missile systems in the world. We apply small, focused teams of engineers to complex problems – working with a talented group of experienced software, systems and electronics engineers on some very exciting products.

Our success is built upon the dedication of our people and we strive to offer each and every employee an enjoyable, exciting and rewarding career.


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’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

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.

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