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Software Engineer

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Lancashire View on Map
  • Post Date : July 13, 2022
  • Apply Before : August 13, 2022
  • Salary: $4,649,250,677.00 - $50,677.00
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  • Job ID 208637

Job Description


We serve and protect those who serve and protect us. Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK Air Business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent. At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

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.

Our Air Business

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

Software Engineer

Are you a keen software developer, with a firm foundation in computing, engineering and simulation? If so, then consider joining the Test and Evaluation Simulation team to help create and run the specialised simulators that are shaping the future of the Typhoon platform. We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Typhoon Simulation Software Engineer based at our site in Warton, Lancashire.

You will be joining the Modelling & Simulation (M&S) discipline within BAE Systems Air which supports development of our platforms across the entire product lifecycle – from concept analysis through to Test & Evaluation (T&E) and Training. As a Senior Typhoon Simulator Engineer you will be part of Simulation department within the T&E organisation, working closely with the Typhoon project to explore future cockpit and avionics designs on Typhoon.

The team you will be joining develops the Typhoon Active Cockpit simulator and its supporting utilities, prototyping new avionic and cockpit designs in conjunction with engineers from the Typhoon project. The role will provide opportunities ranging from advanced software development, through to trial preparation, execution and analysis. Some team members specialise, whilst others enjoy the variety and broad experience on offer within the Simulation department.

This is a highly fast paced software development role where you will see immediate impact of the work you are producing. You will have the opportunity to work closely with aircrew and end customers to continually improve and refine cockpit design.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Engineer will involve:

Developing software for the Typhoon Cockpit Prototyping Simulator
Ownership of requirements, design and implementation, system integration and test, within schedule and estimates
Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership
Design of technical solutions, integrating commercial hardware and in-house software
Planning and estimating development activities
Working with customers to support delivered systems and resolve issues
Technical management of tasks
Line management and mentoring of team members
Development/refinement of development processesYour skills and qualifications:


Degree or equivalent experience in Software Engineering or similar STEM subject.
Strong programming knowledge and experience, preferably in C/C++ using Visual Studio
Experience of configuration control tools, particularly MercurialDesirable:

Typhoon domain knowledge, particularly cockpit Human Machine Interface (HMI)
Knowledge and experience of Linux
Avionics/Mission systems domain knowledge
Use of Jira to manage software tasks
Knowledge of Simulation Interoperability and associated standardsWhat we are looking for in you:

You will be a self-starter who is looking to lead and manage a high-performing team and enjoys a challenge. You will be keen to learn with the ability to interface with the internal and external customers to understand requirements and changing priorities within a fast-paced environment.

Location: Warton, Lancashire

Salary: £46,492 – £50,677


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.

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