Software Engineer (Term/Part Time Working)

  • Location:

    Stevenage

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job ref:

    0cd022fb22d8

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    04/11/2021

  • Client:

    Selected by 2to3days

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Software Engineer (Term/Part-Time Working)

Salary: Up to £60,000 FTE (doe)

Our benefits: *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

The Opportunity

We are interested in Software Engineers who would love to join our Stevenage Functional Test team on a Term/Part Time basis, working as part of a dynamic team to develop and deliver innovative solutions by exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies!

We are committed to developing careers and skillsets by supporting our engineers’ personal development whilst ensuring that a healthy work/life balance is maintained!

What are we looking for?

Previous software engineering experience in the development of test solutions is desirable, along with:
  • Strong ability to write software in C / C++; experience with C# and scripting languages would be an advantage to our future strategy.
  • A good understanding of automation, continuous integration and DevOps principles and practices.
  • Previous experience working in an agile development team.
  • Knowledge of electronics measurement and debug techniques using equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analysers.
  • Understanding of communications and serial interfaces such as RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN and 1553; or similar.
  • Experience of Test Driven Development within a software engineering context and comfortable with practices like pair programming and lightweight design modelling.
  • What’s in it for you?

    As well as the chance to join a friendly, motivated team and play a part in its evolution:
  • The role supports the whole product portfolio throughout the entire engineering lifecycle, giving you the opportunity to significantly increase your engineering skills and knowledge.
  • To input and craft how Software is developed at MBDA by introducing new development techniques and tools
  • Taking part in special interest groups and communities to improve the way we develop and deliver software in a variety of subjects.
  • Great personal development opportunities through various learning and development initiatives to keep your skills at the forefront of software engineering.
  • A supportive working environment enabling you to grow your career in a company with expanding horizons.
  • Working in a Software Engineering office / lab environment engaging with test equipment and electronic circuitry.
  • What’s great about the team?
  • We are a strong cohesive team with an open and supportive approach to software development
  • A dynamic team passionate about developing and delivering innovative solutions
  • The UK Test Software team is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused and agile team of about 50 engineers specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design, including hardware, software and embedded real-time systems. Making it a great place to learn about the company’s entire product range.
  • Why us?

    MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

    We’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

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    Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.