MBDA UK Limited
graduate scheme

Weapon Systems Simulation and Experimentation Graduate - Stevenage

Job description

What’s the opportunity?

The Weapon Systems Simulation & Experimentation team designs and develops leading-edge software applications used to support battlefield simulations; working in close collaboration with subject matter experts from across Land, Sea and Air defence programmes.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be working on the development and implementation of simulation software and man-in-the-loop experiments to support some of the world’s most advanced future defence systems.
  • Delivering key projects, alongside highly experienced engineers, across the whole of the MBDA development lifecycle.
  • Work directly with customer representatives and military personnel in order to both extend and demonstrate our current and future capabilities.
  • The opportunity to travel to other locations within the UK or Europe to be involved in collaborative projects or to trade shows to demonstrate our simulators.

What are the benefits for you?

  • Exposure to all aspects of a software development lifecycle
  • Formal and on the job training provided for learning new programming languages and software tools
  • Bring your technical knowledge to schools and inspire the next generation of engineers through the STEM programme, for example, building a glider with a school team for a competition
  • This team has a wide variety of work, allowing you to develop in different areas, and shape the placement based on your interests.

What’s great about joining this team?

  • A great working environment with a supportive team.
  • Work alongside industry experts.

What would you get?

  • Starting Salary of £26,500 with two pay reviews per year during the first two years,
  • Joining bonus of £2000 if you have a Bachelors or £2500 if you have a Masters,
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fantastic site facilities
  • Paid overtime
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • Employee funded voluntary private healthcare
  • Sporting activities

What we are looking for

Qualifications

Degree qualified by September 2020 in an engineering discipline such as computer science, software engineering or mathematics or a related subject to a minimum 2:2

Experience of some of the following:

  • Software Engineering
  • System Engineering
  • Object-orientated Programming in C-like Languages (C++, C#, Java)
  • Development Environments ( Visual Studio, Eclipse)
  • Networking & Networking Protocols

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Location
Stevenage
Salary
£26,500

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 December 2019

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