Software/Hardware Lead

Competitive Salary & Benefits
31 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Martina Hayden
Job Type
The Opportunity
  • To lead the simulation development and integration in support of Weapon System development. This will range from early concept studies, to experiments incorporating real equipment and military personnel.
The Role
  • Leading development (using agile scrum methodologies) of real-time software components to simulate weapon systems.
  • Leading integration of hardware components and real equipment to provide an end-to-end representation of the system that is used with the end user.
What’s in it for you?
  • Joining a customer 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 WSSE 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’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
What are we looking for?
  • Engineering degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • Awareness and/or willingness to learn the aspects of simulation standards (DIS and HLA)
  • Practical knowledge of Software engineering and/or System integration principles and processes
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Desirable Experience:
  • C#/C++ development including web services
What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, 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) and superb learning and development opportunities.
Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.
Are you a member of LinkedIn?  If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news.
LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)