Principal Engineer - Software Engineering (Instrumentation Calibration)

Last updated 8 days ago
Location:Cumbria

Software Developer – Engineering

We currently have a vacancy for a Software Developer - Engineering at our site in Barrow.

As a Software Developer - Engineering, you will be responsible for electronic and software instrument development and maintenance of current instrumentation systems. This will involve working with various instrumentation systems including radiation monitoring.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop bespoke instrumentation solutions to support the construction of a unique product.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Developer - Engineering will involve:

Supporting, developing and maintaining bespoke software and electronics instrumentation systems

Working within a team to design new systems, software, circuits and devices or develop existing technologies

Writing requirement captures, specifications, and technical reports

Performing obsolescence reviews on existing instrumentation software and electronic systems

Following quality processes for project planning, configuration control and acceptance testing for development of instrumentation

Producing acceptance test documentation in support of developed software

Your skills and qualifications as a Software Developer - Engineering:

Degree in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering with software and electronics experience or related field

Experience of programming in C, C++ or C#

Knowledge of database development and use of the SQL language

What we're looking for in you:

You will be highly self-motivated and inquisitive, with a keen desire to learn. You will be able to work alone without supervision to progress tasks, and as part of a team.

Location: Barrow
Salary: Competitive

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

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.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.