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6 months ago
BAE Systems
Salary: up to £57,000
Location: New Malden
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs

Would you
like to work with cutting edge technology? We currently have a vacancy for a
Software Developer - Middleware
Software and Open Architecture at our site in New Malden or

As a
Software Developer, you will be responsible for the upgrade and maintenance of
the key Middleware Software that underpins the performance, availability, and
integrity of our Combat Management Systems. You will also be responsible for
developing new Open Architecture interfaces within our Combat Management
Systems to allow interfacing to external combat system equipments and suppliers
of capability through open standards.

This role
will provide you with the opportunity to learn about and develop the Middleware
Software that provides the mechanisms for managing and distributing the data
within our Combat Management Systems and therefore forms a critical part of our
systems that are fitted to most of the RN fleet of surface and sub-surface
platforms. The role also provides an opportunity to learn about Open
Architecture technologies and develop new interfaces that open up our Combat
Management Systems to external providers of capability.

Your main
responsibilities as a Software Developer will involve:

software to ensure that the overall system will behave according to its

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

software test schedules and use them to test the system

appropriate information, so that others can understand the software and the

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

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

Your skills and qualifications:

Learning new skills will be key to this role and training will be provided, but relevant experience of the following disciplines is essential:

* Software Design
* Programming - Ada 95
* Software Integration & testing

Experience of either Middleware or Open Architecture (DDS) technologies

Experience working on large software systems in the defence, avionics, or related industry

What we are looking for in you:

You must have the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to management and peers. You will be motivated person able to rise to challenge and work independently and within a wider team. You will be keen to learn new skills and apply them.

Location: New Malden/Frimley

Salary: up to £57,000

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.


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.

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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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