Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 7 days ago
Location:Greater London

Senior Software Engineer

Would you like to play a role in updating, developing and supporting the Royal Naval Submarine Command System (SMCS)? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Software Engineer at our site in New Malden.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be working on a range of development activities to develop additional capability, update and support the Submarine Command Systems (SMCS). This system allows submarines to gain situational awareness via Tactical Picture Compilation and weapons management capability for the Royal Navy flotilla including Trafalgar, Astute and Vanguard class submarines as well as future classes including Dreadnought.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work across the whole project lifecycle delivering a range of projects both to customers within industry and the MoD. It also gives you a unique chance to deliver a capability that will be in-service for the next 30-40 years and see your work in action on the Royal Naval capability. It will also give you the chance to work in a dedicated process driven engineering team, this will provide you with opportunities to learn, develop and progress within the team or wider BAE Systems Business.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Engineer will involve:

Analyse software requirements, create software design updates to support software implementation, ensuring that the overall system will behave according to its requirements

Write software according to coding standards and maintain existing software by investigating issues and identifying pragmatic solutions

Write software test schedules and run them to test the system, demonstrating compliance with the requirements

Document appropriate information, so that others can understand the software and the system.

Contribute to process improvement within the team to ensure that the team always looks to improve how it works

Liaise with other team members, teams and customers to ensure key information is understood

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential:

Experience with programming frameworks such as Ada, C++, C# or .net

Strong experience working in Software Development

Experience of Structured Software Design, using formal methods

Experience Software Integration & Testing

Desirable:

Experience working on military based systems

Knowledge of COTS technologies e.g. Windows, VMWare

Experience maintaining a delivered product and providing support to the end user and customer

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive and motivated individual who will be able to be productive alone and as part of a team whilst also being able to adapt to setbacks along the way. You will also have good problem analysis and solution identification skills. The ability to work to agreed budgets and timescales will also be beneficial to this role.

Location: New Malden

Salary: Up to £49,000 dependent on experience

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

Combat Systems

We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life-threatening situations.

In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal Navy’s surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of our combat systems.

We pride ourselves on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.

We offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop with us. The health and well-being of our employees matters to us and that’s why we offer the flexibility for you to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

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.

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