Lead Developer C#, C++

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P7980SF
  • Closing date 27th Jun 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
  • We have a fantastic opportunity for a committed and passionate developer within our simulation and experimentation team. We are looking for a developer to take a ownership and apply agile methodology to produce simulation components for one of MBDA’s weapon system.
  • This is a hands-on role requiring development of simulation software in C#/C++
What are we looking for?
  • Ideally engineering degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • 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’s in it for you?
  • Joining a end-user 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 Weapon System 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 would you get?

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), superb learning and development opportunities and more….

The Role

  • Use agile techniques to lead the technical management of a small software development team to meet the weapon system requirements.
  • Development (using agile scrum methodologies) of real-time software components to simulate MBDA weapon systems.
  • Integration of simulink models and real hardware components.
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 team delivering advanced International Projects that need your inspired approach and enthusiasm
MBDA is 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.
Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the 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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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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