MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow
Software Engineer (Term/Part-Time Working)
Salary: Up to £60,000 FTE (doe)
Our 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 welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.
We are interested in Software Engineers who would love to join our Stevenage Functional Test team on a Term/Part Time basis, working as part of a dynamic team to develop and deliver innovative solutions by exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies!
We are committed to developing careers and skillsets by supporting our engineers’ personal development whilst ensuring that a healthy work/life balance is maintained!
What are we looking for?
Previous software engineering experience in the development of test solutions is desirable, along with:
- Strong ability to write software in C / C++; experience with C# and scripting languages would be an advantage to our future strategy.
- A good understanding of automation, continuous integration and DevOps principles and practices.
- Previous experience working in an agile development team.
- Knowledge of electronics measurement and debug techniques using equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analysers.
- Understanding of communications and serial interfaces such as RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN and 1553; or similar.
- Experience of Test Driven Development within a software engineering context and comfortable with practices like pair programming and lightweight design modelling.
What’s in it for you?
As well as the chance to join a friendly, motivated team and play a part in its evolution:
- The role supports the whole product portfolio throughout the entire engineering lifecycle, giving you the opportunity to significantly increase your engineering skills and knowledge.
- To input and craft how Software is developed at MBDA by introducing new development techniques and tools
- Taking part in special interest groups and communities to improve the way we develop and deliver software in a variety of subjects.
- Great personal development opportunities through various learning and development initiatives to keep your skills at the forefront of software engineering.
- A supportive working environment enabling you to grow your career in a company with expanding horizons.
- Working in a Software Engineering office / lab environment engaging with test equipment and electronic circuitry.
What’s great about the team?
- We are a strong cohesive team with an open and supportive approach to software development
- A dynamic team passionate about developing and delivering innovative solutions
- The UK Test Software team is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused and agile team of about 50 engineers specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design, including hardware, software and embedded real-time systems. Making it a great place to learn about the company’s entire product range.
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.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.