Software Development Engineer
Would you like to get involved in the software development aspects of multifunction radar design? We currently have a vacancy for a Software Development Engineer at our site in Cowes on the Isle of Wight.
As a Software Development Engineer, you will be undertaking software development activities to upgrade our products. You will mainly be working on the Samson project which is currently moving into midlife update and technical upgrades. There will also be potential for you to work on Artisan – our newest 3D radar.
This varied role will provide you with the scope to work on all types of projects, using legacy and new cutting-edge technologies.
Your main responsibilities as a Software Development Engineer will involve:
Producing and maintaining UML designs
Producing and maintaining code to meet the documented designs
Participating in the performance of peer Reviews of generated designs and code
Undertaking Software Integration Test and Acceptance activities for all identified builds
Producing any test harnesses necessary to support the Integration Test and Acceptance activities
Producing and maintaining the Software Configuration Management Plan
Participating in the registration and release activities
Managing the software repository, covering documentation, code and data, problem reporting, registration and status accounting
Your skills and qualificationsas a Software Development Engineer:
Degree in Software or Electronic Engineering or equivalent
Recent experience of using the ADA and/or C++ programming language
Understanding of software architecture design and build
Aptitude for coding
Hands on hardware experience
Previous experience of operating in a defence or high safety integrity environment and familiar with and interested in real-time software development
Experience of software integration, testing and acceptance activities
Experience of problem solving in code
What we're looking for in you:
You will be organised and efficient, capable of finding innovative and intelligent solutions to problems. You will be able to communicate complex information in a simple and logical manner.
Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
£50bn of 70bn of UK government spend in next 20yrs will be on Maritime programmes. Come and join BAE Systems and help define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. From our headquarters in Portsmouth, BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end to end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's Surface Fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats. The 2016 arrival in Portsmouth of the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier demands a significant capital building programme as we reconfigure the dockyard and prepare our teams to support these iconic ships. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and a revenue of £650 million we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
You’ll find we offer a wealth of career options. With our international programmes and core support to UK MoD Maritime including Queen Elizabeth Class, Type 45 Destroyers, Spearfish Torpedo and Radars, the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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