Principal R&D Software Engineer

Employer
General Dynamics UK
Location
Oakdale, Blackwood or Hybrid working (Home & On Site) or Remote
Salary
£48,560-£60,700, depending on skills and experience, plus benefits
Closing date
22 Jan 2022

Job Details

General Dynamics Mission Systems UK is seeking a R&D Principal Software Engineer to join our collaborative and inclusive team for 2022.  

As a full-time R&D Principal Software Developer and senior member of the team you will have the opportunity to work on new software solutions across a wide range of technologies and the role comes with a salary of £48,560 to £60,700 and an excellent benefits package.

 

Your primary Software Engineering responsibilities include:

  • Creating Software design and modelling
  • Delivering high quality working code
  • Providing technical guidance to junior team members
  • Analysing, understanding and capturing engineering requirements

 

General Dynamics Mission Systems aims to be as flexible as possible so please discuss with us your preference. Depending on the role, we operate both home and hybrid working (with time split between home and one of our facilities) or you can be based within our offices in Oakdale.

 

To apply for this Software Engineer position, you will need experience with object orientated programing in C++, source & version control using Azure / GIT / SVN and object orientated design. We are looking for candidates with great communication skills and the ability to generate well-structured technical documents.

 

Our Company Benefits

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering impressive benefits:

  • A compressed nine-day fortnight and compressed hours - which means every other Friday off
  • A personalized career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognized and rewarded with flexible benefits

 

If this Principal Software Engineer job sounds like a great fit for you, please apply with General Dynamics today!

 

As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity we welcome in particular applications from women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and ethnic minority groups.

We are a Disability Confident Employer, as such we offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.
Please email disabilityconfident@gd-ms.uk if you would like your application to be considered under the DC Scheme.  

Company

What sets us apart is a fresh approach that thrives on innovation. It creates an entrepreneurial atmosphere enjoyed by our world-class people.

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We are a well-established Company with a firm focus on the future. We are commercially successful and growing fast. Once you talk to us you will see why we stand out from the crowd.

We are world-class but still ambitious; large but still dynamic; growing but still innovative.

General Dynamics has more than 1,500 employees in the UK, including approximately 1,300 who work for General Dynamics UK, located across four sites. Our highly-skilled people relish the fact that we are a recognised leader in the defence industry. They are part of our exciting future. You can be too.

General Dynamics UK is part of General Dynamics Corporation, one of the top six defence companies in the world. General Dynamics, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide. The Company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems; armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.

More information about the Company is available at www.generaldynamics.com

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What we do

Pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge.

As a leading prime contractor and complex systems integrator, we provide network enabled solutions for the UK Ministry of Defence and international markets.

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In the UK we are structured around two main businesses: Land Systems and Mission Systems.

Our solutions include:

  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV)
  • Avionic systems
  • Bowman 
  • C4I systems - Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information
  • Digitised training solutions and services
  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance) systems
  • Modelling, simulation and experimentation systems

 

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01495236300
Location
Bryn Brithdir
Oakdale Business Park
Blackwood
South Wales
NP12 4AA
United Kingdom

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