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about 1 year ago
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Battle Modelling (Defence Simulation) Senior Engineer

Role Title and Location: Battle Modelling (Defence Simulation) SeniorEngineer

Job Ref No: P7654S

MBDA :Level 3

Reports to: UK Team Leader for Battle Modelling

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and passionate person to join UK element of the Battle Modelling team. This team provides software tools andinvestigativestudies for a diverse range of activities across the business, including Future Systems, Export Campaigns and VIP visits. You will participate in the development, use and international sharing of a wide range of real time and non-real time simulation software tools for missiles, sensors, and aircraft, including the FOX operator-in-the-loop air combat simulator.

The Role

* Member of a small functional UK team working in an international environment.

* Contributeto the development and maintenance of a wide range of modelling software tools (in C, C++, Matlab, Visual Basic, Open GL), including real-time operator–in-the-loop air combat simulation with 3D graphics.

* Participate in studies and experimentation using the modelling toolset – including air-air combat tactical studies and missile performance investigation & comparisons

* Assist with Customer and VIP visits, demonstrations and export campaigns.

What’s in it for you?

* Develop your knowledge of software development and testing methods.

* Work with physics-based models and computerised “wargames”.

* Build your knowledge of defence systems including data fusion algorithms, aeronautics, sensors, guidance and control algorithms.

* Work with 2D and 3D graphics using Open GL and Qt.

* Learn about the modelling of tactics, weapon effectiveness and aircraft performance.

* Become a “pilot” in a flight simulator environment and help develop future tactics.

* Opportunities to interact with the Military User and VIP visits.

What’s great about the team?

As a member of the team within Future Systems you will be working in a dynamic, forward looking and international environment, supporting studies for MBDA’s systems of tomorrow

The team has a wide range of internal customers, which provides a high level view of the business and lots of variety. Tasks are relatively short duration and we often have to respond at short notice.

What are we looking for?

* You will be able to demonstrate your experienceof programming languages (C, C++, FORTRAN, Visual Basic, MATLAB, Open GL, Python).

* You will be able to discuss your exposure and knowledge of software requirements, development, testing and verification, and working with data structures, algorithms and scripting in a Windows or Linux environment.

* You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of numerical modelling techniques (e.g. Probabilistic, Optimization and Monte-Carlo methods).

* You will be able to demonstrate your interpersonal skills as you engage andcommunicate to a non-expert audience.

What would you get?

* Flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), superb learning and development opportunities and more….

MBDA is 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.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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Engineering & Design|Systems Engineering/Design

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Battle Modelling (Defence Simulation) Senior Engineer

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