3 months ago
C# Software Engineer
Would you like to play a pivotal role as part of our Shared Infrastructure Development Team? BAE Systems Combat Systems team currently have vacancies for C# Software Engineers to join their Naval Ships business at our site in New Malden. In Naval Ships Combat Systems we design, develop, integrate and support combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. We provide a range of combat system products and services that support ships throughout their lives, working with our customers to ensure they can respond to ever-evolving maritime threats
As a C# Software Engineer, you will undertake a range of design, development, integration, and test activities of the Shared Infrastructure system in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements. The Shared Infrastructure system is a flexible shared hardware solution, allowing other manufacturers to host their software and equipment on a single system, creating space, power and cost savings
This role will provide you with visibility of software development from the start to the end of the lifecycle, with real-world tangible outputs that can be seen in operation on board Royal Navy platforms.
Your main responsibilities as a C# Software Engineer will involve:
Participating fully in supporting the capture and understanding of requirements, designing, implementing and testing the Shared Infrastructure system (C# Software under Agile development structure)
Carrying out complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options together with preparing complex 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
Acting as the main point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on specific engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and taking ownership of specific areas of functionality and become the subject matter expert in that area
Using your experience to offer technical guidance and support to more junior members of the team as required.
Using your experience to help support any overview of our general engineering approach to software, and make suggestions on how to do better or different based on your previous experience
Your skills and qualifications as a C# Software Engineer:
Software delivery team experience
Experience of complete lifecycle from design through to test
Experience of working in a large-scale Software development environment
Experience of design through to test and delivery
WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) experience
What we're looking for in you:
As a C# Software Engineer, you will be self-motivated with a strong drive to succeed. You will be capable of working collaboratively as part of a team. You will be a flexible and adaptable individual with the ability to work well under pressure.
Location: New Malden
Salary: Up to £57,750 depending on skills and 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 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
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.