about 1 year ago
Principal Software Engineer
Would you like to help develop the shared computer environment onto which all individual Combat Systems equipment will run? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Software Engineer at our site in New Malden.
As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be undertaking the design, development, integration and test of the multiple services & applications for Shared Infrastructure developed principally in C#. You will be ensuring this is in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements under the direction of the Software Engineering team leader.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to define a career path with a wealth of options. You will be working in a technology-driven area on a large and exciting programme.
Your main responsibilities as a Principal Software Engineer will involve:
Participating in capturing requirements, designing, implementing and testing software for the Shared Infrastructure system
Carrying out relatively complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluating and selecting technical options, and preparing reports with suggested recommendations to support problem resolution and the improvement of engineering capability
Preparing specifications, developing designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carrying out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained
Carrying out investigations into operational problems or developments and developing and preparing solutions, individually or as a member of a project team
Acting as a point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on specific engineering matters, resolving relatively complex problems and issues and maintaining awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives
Supporting the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids
Your skills and qualifications:
A strong track record in software development and software engineering using the C# language
Experience of using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) / Python / Agile development process / Serial Communication CLI
Degree or equivalent in a technology, engineering or science related discipline
What we're looking for in you:
You will be an excellent team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work. You will have good written and verbal communications skills.
Location: New Malden
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, childcare vouchers, 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.
Maritime Naval Ships
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.
Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, 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. Talk to us about Smart Working.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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