Weapon Systems Synthetic Environments - Graduate 2017
graduate scheme

Weapon Systems Synthetic Environments - Graduate 2017

MBDA UK Limited
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
8 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Enthusiastic Graduate Software Engineers are required to join our expert team, to take part in the development of some of the world’s most advanced future defence systems.

What will you be doing?

As part of our team, you’ll be actively involved in designing and developing 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. You’ll have the opportunity to work directly with customer representatives and military personnel in order to both extend and demonstrate our current and future capabilities.

Whilst the majority of your work will be based in Stevenage, you may also have the prospect of travelling to other locations within the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Company information

MBDA is a global leader in the design and manufacture of missiles and missile systems; competing at the forefront of the defence industry.

MBDA is a multi-national company, with 10,000 employees on industrial facilities spanning France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States. With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA is Europe’s leading guided weapons company and prime complex weapon contractor to the UK MOD. With this in mind we continually look to broaden our existing talent base whilst maintaining a strategic edge and exploiting new markets and applications for our world-class technology base.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

Graduates will be qualified to degree level or above (minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent) in an engineering discipline such as Computer Science, Software Engineering or Mathematics.

Ideally you will have experience of:

  • Software Engineering
  • System Engineering
  • Modern Programming Languages (C++, C#, Java)
  • Development Environments (Visual Studio, Eclipse)
  • Networking & Networking Protocols

Knowledge and experience of the following would be advantageous:

  • Visualisation Programming (DirectX, OpenGL, Graphics/Games Engines)
  • Distributed Simulation Standards/Protocols (DIS, HLA)

Accepted degree subjects

mathematics · computer sciences and IT · electronic and electrical engineering


Competitive salary

flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, discounted private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), and superb learning and development opportunities.




Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

How to apply

Please note thatin order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible forSC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

Closing date: 31/01/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/01/2017