Would you like the opportunity to work on a range of programmes and pick up new skills, working with new technologies? We currently have a vacancy within the Combat Systems team for an Agile Software Developer to join our team – this role could be based at any of the following locations; New Malden, Frimley, Dorchester or Portsmouth.
As an Agile Software Developer, you will support the Openness and Standards PV (private venture) activities and associated research programmes in developing an ‘App Store’ based Open Combat System Architecture implementing international standards for project Dragonfly. The role will involve implementing and testing reference applications and test harnesses for a software development kit as well as prototyping open interfaces to existing NSCS products. If you are an existing software engineer that is looking to develop their experience in the area of open architecture, then we’d like to hear from you.
This role is a great opportunity to work on a range of programmes, writing codes and creating international standards. This role will be varied and will enable you to gain further exposure across the business and deal directly with 3rd party suppliers.
Implementing Frameworks for Helper Functions and other potential ‘App Store’ Applications
Developing simple reference implementations of key Combat System service providing Applications
Experience programming in Ada, C++ and other programming languages such as C#, Java Python – a combination of any of these with some knowledge of all
Familiarity with DDS, Web Services, SQL, DIS and other standards based middleware technologies
Genuine interest in new technologies and increasing your skills with the ability to demonstrate
You will be a self-starter who can demonstrate strong initiative and motivation with a strong desire to succeed. You will have excellent communication skills with a willingness to take on new challenges and additional learning.
Location; Can be based at any of the following sites – Frimley, New Malden, Portsmouth or Dorchester
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
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.
We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.
You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you’ll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
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