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 Frimley.
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:
Design software to ensure that the overall system will behave according to its requirements
Write software according to coding standards and maintain existing software by investigating issues and identifying solutions
Write software test schedules and use them to test the system
Document appropriate information, so that others can understand the software and the system
Contribute to process improvement within the team to ensure that the team always looks to improve how it works
Liaise with other team members, teams and customers to ensure key information is understood
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.
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.