Senior Software Engineer - Desktop Developer

Luton & Lincoln
Competitive + Benefits
19 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018

Senior Software Engineer - Desktop Developer

Location: Luton / Lincoln

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing Electronic Warfare business and take the next step in your career. As a world leader in electronic systems our advanced technology is installed on helicopters, fast-jet and Unmanned Air Vehicles. We are looking for motivated and adaptable Software Engineers to join our growing software community. 

  • Our technology helps define the capability of the Eurofighter Typhoon.
  • Our life-saving defensive aid suites are fitted on all of the UK’s military helicopters, including the Army’s battle-tested Apache and the Royal Navy’s new AW159 Wildcats.
  • Our products help return service men and women safely home to their families.

If you enjoy a challenge and want to create Desktop applications with tangible results this is a great opportunity to bring your talents to our world class facility and form a key part of Leonardo’s future.

We have a selection of opportunities for engineers to join our highly motivated multi-disciplinary teams where you will contributing to the development of current and future products including tools to support radar warning receivers (RWR), electronic support measures (ESM), electronic countermeasures (ECM) and integrated defensive aids systems (IDAS).

Your software skills will be utilised across the full software lifecycle from requirements definition through to implementation, integration test and delivery and there may be opportunities to contribute towards the investigation and analysis of leading edge development methodologies and influence the future path of software development within Leonardo.

You should have a degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with experience of developing software in industry or a research and development organisation.

 In addition you will have knowledge and experience of:

  • Developing multi-threaded applications for PC based Windows environments.
  • C#, including knowledge of .NET 4.5 and later.
  • SQL programming.

We will support your personal development with training and help you work towards professional accreditation if you wish.

Once you join us you will benefit from everything you would expect from an industry leading, people focused company including flexible working arrangements and an award-winning pension scheme.

Due to the nature of the tasks involved, you must be able to satisfy the necessary security clearance for the role applied for and meet a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.

To apply for this vacancy, please upload your current CV using the CV loading tool below. We look forward to hearing from you!

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