Principal Simulation Engineer

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
22 Feb 2018
Closes
24 Mar 2018
Ref
P7124
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Project Engineering
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity
To plan and deliver simulations in support of Weapon System development, working with an excellent team to develop and integrate components for a wide range of projects including early concept studies and experiments incorporating real equipment and military personnel.
 
The Role
  • Manage and maintain effective relationships with Internal and External Customers plus other Functions to deliver WSSE programmes.
  • Planning and managing delivery of projects, ensuring best practice.
  • Development (using agile scrum methodologies) of real-time software components to simulate weapon systems.
  • 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.
  • 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 hard-working and enthusiastic team, delivering a wide range of interesting projects
 
What are we looking for?
  • Engineering degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • Practical knowledge of Software engineering and/or System integration principles and processes
  • An organised and structured approach
  • Awareness and/or willingness to learn the aspects of simulation standards (DIS and HLA)
  • Java/C#/C++ development
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
 
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.
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