System Software Engineer

  • Location Bristol
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R03659
  • Closing date 7th Jul 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)

Benefits: *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

We are looking for capable, adaptable and inquisitive software engineers to join our maritime command and control development team. These world leading warship based systems provide the capability for users to utilise our weapon systems under extremes of pressure!

You should be passionate about how software fulfils the system software challenge in a complex weapon system. Our software in this department is generally written in Ada using MASCOT but we have found that these tools are readily mastered by capable software engineers and effective training, help and support will always be provided.

Our latest command and control systems are in service with the Royal Navy and will continue to evolve improving; performance, usability, integrating new effectors and continuously stretching system capabilities.

What we’re looking for
  • A strong background or keen interest in system software, its realisation and system wide impact.
  • An ability to work across the entire software development process from engaging with requirement authorities to automated target integration and proving, supported with effective documentation.
  • Software engineers that can bring experience of new tools, techniques and approaches that might enable us to evolve our processes to improve our effectiveness and sustainability.
What’s in it for you?
  • This is a great role for someone with a passion for system software and its successful deployment in modern systems. You will be working with people and technologies at the forefront of European missile systems design, supporting the development of safe, secure and reliable products that our customers can rely on.
  • Within software engineering at MBDA there is the full range of opportunities from low-level hardware interfacing to AI backed decision making, and we look to support each engineer as their interests and capabilities develop.
Join a great team!
  • We are critical and influential inside of an energetic Software Engineering Directorate and part of a large dynamic and responsive company.
  • The teams develop the high performance Command and Control elements of layered Air Defence weapon systems.
  • This software is characterised by having high numbers of complex parallel operations to safely manage diverse threats in cluttered situations within tight time constraints.
  • Complex battlespace integrated software products designed and developed using latest technologies.
Why us?

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.

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

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

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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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