Software Engineer

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Midlothian

Software Engineer (C++)

Would you like to work with a team that designs and build systems that exploit tactical data links to enhance and optimise Command, Control and Situational Awareness across the whole battlespace? We currently have a vacancy for a C++ Software Engineer at our site in Hillend.

As a C++ Software Engineer, you will be involved in the full software development life-cycle to design and develop new products in order to provide improved interoperability and beyond line of sight connectivity with particular focus on web browser user interfaces and normalised data exchange via IP networks.

Your main responsibilities as a C++ Software Engineer will involve:

    Ownership of requirements, design and implementation, and test to a high standard, within schedule and estimates

      Software development of solutions

        Testing of completed functionality

          Adherence to project processes and software development practices

            Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership

              Supporting System Test and Integration Activities

                Production of appropriate technical documentation

                  Diagnosing and solving identified issues

                  Your skills and qualifications:

                    Software development lifecycle and processes (e.g. design, coding, unit testing) and tools (e.g. UML design tools, code IDEs)

                      Experience of software development including desktop-based applications in an appropriate language: C++, Java

                        Windows or Linux target environments

                          Object-oriented design/development including UML

                            Project specific tools and processes such as DOORS, Enterprise Architect

                              A STEM degree is desirable

                                A knowledge of Tactical Data Links and Datalink processing from a software implementation perspective (desirable)

                                What we're looking for in you:

                                  A 'can do' attitude; deliver within agreed budgets and timescales

                                    Self-organisation and good time management

                                      Occasional travel may be required

                                      Location: Hillend

                                      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.

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                                      If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

                                      From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

                                      As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today.You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

                                      Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

                                      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.

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