Test Software, Software Engineer Part Time or Term Time Working

  • Location

    Stevenage

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job ref:

    9589822a977a

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-09

  • Client:

    #

Job Category: Software Engineer Job Location: Stevenage, South East England, United Kingdom MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow The OpportunityWe have a fantastic opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our growing Functional Test Software team in Stevenage on a Part Time basis, working as part of a dynamic team delivering and developing innovative test software solutions by exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies!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. - Proactive and able to take ownership of the software development. - Great communication skills with a strong motivation for collaboration. - Previous experience working in an agile development team. - A strong understanding of what is required to build high quality software whilst supporting quality practices. - 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. - Can articulate the benefits of key software craftsmanship practices like unit testing and good design. - Someone who is comfortable with change and understands the importance of continuous improvement within a modern software development team. - 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 - Working closely with our colleagues across the UK, France and Italy may also present the chance for travel to other sites. We also have a secondment scheme between France and the UK, for those who might be interested. - 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 at the sharp end of product development and production, enabling the development and delivery of our world leading products to customers. What would you get?*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.The Role- Designing and developing Test Equipment software to test world leading complex missile systems and sub-components. - Working with a wide range of teams and partners across MBDA to deliver test software capability of products from early concept to production; - Exploring and experimenting with new implementations and technologies to meet the ever challenging customer requirements - Adopting agility and delivering value to the company giving you are real sense of achievement - Working in a Software Engineering office / lab environment engaging with test equipment and electronic circuitry. What"s great about the team?- 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. 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 welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families - the UK"s work-life balance organisation. Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter. Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.