Software Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Software Engineer

Location: Broad Oak. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £49,760 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Produce/review and maintain a software design to meet a set of software requirements

      Use a software design to produce a deliverable software solution, including certification activities

        Test a software solution to prove that is meets its design aims and requirements

          Maintain a software solution to address reported defects and/or add new functionality

            Investigating and resolving obsolescence issues, problems and tasks raised during any stage of the software development lifecycle

              Knowledge and experience with typical Automatic Test Equipment hardware including COTS. VXI/PXI/RIO test systems experience is desirable

                Act as Design Authority for specified items of test equipment software

                Your skills and experiences:

                  Qualified in a related software/electronics discipline to HNC/HND/Degree level

                    Contribute to technical proposals and tenders as directed in order to provide costed proposals for future work

                      Experience of coding in a variety of software textual and graphical software languages (i.e. C, C++, Python, LabView is desirable)

                        Experience of using a high level design methodology

                          A good understanding of configuration management and experience of a configuration management tool


                          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 Software Engineering team:

                          You will be working in a multidisciplinary team providing a comprehensive and effective support service for the test equipment used to support the UK’s Heavyweight and Lightweight Torpedo capability. The team sits within the Product & Training Services area of BAE Systems Maritime Services which covers Radar, Training, Underwater Weapons and Small Boats products.

                          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.

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