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Software Development Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Software Development Engineer

Location: Brough, hybrid working

Salary: £40,000 - 50,000 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work within a team of engineers to specify, design, develop, test, document, configure and deliver software developed to airborne standards
  • Develop all products to agreed standards and procedures using the specified tools and maintain product quality during development
  • Integrate and test software products sufficiently. Investigate and resolve problems raised during verification activities
  • Work to timescales, providing regular feedback of progress
  • Communicate identifying early potential risks and passing on guidance to team members with less experience
  • Ensure a good working knowledge of the project PSAC, SDP, SVP etc

Your skills and experiences:


  • Extensive experience of embedded software development using standards such as DO-178 or other
  • A degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience

    Knowledge of Ada or another High Level Programming language e.g. C, C++ and a willingness to learn Ada


  • Experience of authoring requirements & capture and traceability tools/techniques e.g. DOORS
  • Familiarity with UML, PTC Integrity Modelor or similar software design tools/methodologies


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The team:

The role will involve team working within Agile environment and has the opportunity to work flexibly via the hybrid model. You will be empowered to fulfil your potential and will have opportunity for career development.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.