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Test Software, Software Engineer (Part Time or Term Time Working) - Stevenage


MBDA
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
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Test Software, Software Engineer (Part Time or Term Time Working) - Stevenage

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Test Software, Software Engineer (Part Time or Term Time Working) - Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8329

MBDA Level: Level 4

Reports to: Group Leader, Functional Test Software

Part time or Term Time Working Pattern

The Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our growing Functional Test Software team in Stevenage on a Part Time basis, working as part of a dynamic team delivering and developing innovative test software solutions by exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies!

What are we looking for?

Previous software engineering experience in the development of test solutions is desirable, along with:

* Strong ability to write software in C / C++; experience with C# and scripting languages would be an advantage to our future strategy.
* A good understanding of automation, continuous integration and DevOps principles and practices.
* Proactive and able to take ownership of the software development.
* Great communication skills with a strong motivation for collaboration.
* Previous experience working in an agile development team.
* A strong understanding of what is required to build high quality software whilst supporting quality practices.
* Knowledge of electronics measurement and debug techniques using equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analysers.
* Understanding of communications and serial interfaces such as RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN and 1553.
* Can articulate the benefits of key software craftsmanship practices like unit testing and good design.
* Someone who is comfortable with change and understands the importance of continuous improvement within a modern software development team.
* Experience of Test Driven Development within a software engineering context and comfortable with practices like pair programming and lightweight design modelling.

What’s in it for you?

As well as the chance to join a friendly, motivated team and play a part in its evolution:

* The role supports the whole product portfolio throughout the entire engineering lifecycle, giving you the opportunity to significantly increase your engineering skills and knowledge.
* To input and craft how Software is developed at MBDA by introducing new development techniques and tools
* Working closely with our colleagues across the UK, France and Italy may also present the chance for travel to other sites. We also have a secondment scheme between France and the UK, for those who might be interested.
* Taking part in special interest groups and communities to improve the way we develop and deliver software in a variety of subjects.
* Great personal development opportunities through various learning and development initiatives to keep your skills at the forefront of software engineering.
* A supportive working environment enabling you to grow your career in a company with expanding horizons.
* Working at the sharp end of product development and production, enabling the development and delivery of our world leading products to customers.

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

The Role

* Designing and developing Test Equipment software to test world leading complex missile systems and sub-components.
* Working with a wide range of teams and partners across MBDA to deliver test software capability of products from early concept to production;
* Exploring and experimenting with new implementations and technologies to meet the ever challenging customer requirements
* Adopting agility and delivering value to the company giving you are real sense of achievement
* Working in a Software Engineering office / lab environment engaging with test equipment and electronic circuitry.

What’s great about the team?

* The UK Test Software team is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused and agile team of about 50 engineers specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design, including hardware, software and embedded real-time systems. Making it a great place to learn about the company’s entire product range.

MBDA is an award winning company; 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.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
Test Software, Software Engineer (Part Time or Term Time Working) - Stevenage

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Test Software, Software Engineer (Part Time or Term Time Working) - Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8329

MBDA Level: Level 4

Reports to: Group Leader, Functional Test Software

Part time or Term Time Working Pattern

The Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our growing Functional Test Software team in Stevenage on a Part Time basis, working as part of a dynamic team delivering and developing innovative test software solutions by exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies!

What are we looking for?

Previous software engineering experience in the development of test solutions is desirable, along with:

* Strong ability to write software in C / C++; experience with C# and scripting languages would be an advantage to our future strategy.
* A good understanding of automation, continuous integration and DevOps principles and practices.
* Proactive and able to take ownership of the software development.
* Great communication skills with a strong motivation for collaboration.
* Previous experience working in an agile development team.
* A strong understanding of what is required to build high quality software whilst supporting quality practices.
* Knowledge of electronics measurement and debug techniques using equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analysers.
* Understanding of communications and serial interfaces such as RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN and 1553.
* Can articulate the benefits of key software craftsmanship practices like unit testing and good design.
* Someone who is comfortable with change and understands the importance of continuous improvement within a modern software development team.
* Experience of Test Driven Development within a software engineering context and comfortable with practices like pair programming and lightweight design modelling.

What’s in it for you?

As well as the chance to join a friendly, motivated team and play a part in its evolution:

* The role supports the whole product portfolio throughout the entire engineering lifecycle, giving you the opportunity to significantly increase your engineering skills and knowledge.
* To input and craft how Software is developed at MBDA by introducing new development techniques and tools
* Working closely with our colleagues across the UK, France and Italy may also present the chance for travel to other sites. We also have a secondment scheme between France and the UK, for those who might be interested.
* Taking part in special interest groups and communities to improve the way we develop and deliver software in a variety of subjects.
* Great personal development opportunities through various learning and development initiatives to keep your skills at the forefront of software engineering.
* A supportive working environment enabling you to grow your career in a company with expanding horizons.
* Working at the sharp end of product development and production, enabling the development and delivery of our world leading products to customers.

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

The Role

* Designing and developing Test Equipment software to test world leading complex missile systems and sub-components.
* Working with a wide range of teams and partners across MBDA to deliver test software capability of products from early concept to production;
* Exploring and experimenting with new implementations and technologies to meet the ever challenging customer requirements
* Adopting agility and delivering value to the company giving you are real sense of achievement
* Working in a Software Engineering office / lab environment engaging with test equipment and electronic circuitry.

What’s great about the team?

* The UK Test Software team is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused and agile team of about 50 engineers specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design, including hardware, software and embedded real-time systems. Making it a great place to learn about the company’s entire product range.

MBDA is an award winning company; 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.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
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