MBDA UK Limited
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Weapons Systems Simulation and Experimentation Summer Placement 2020

Job description

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 learning about 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.
  • Work alongside highly experienced engineers and learn about MBDA development lifecycle.
  • Work directly with customer representatives and military personnel in order to both extend and demonstrate our current and future capabilities.

What are the benefits for you?

  • Exposure to some aspects of a software development lifecycle
  • On the job training provided for learning new programming languages and software tools
  • 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 we are looking for

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 and networking protocols


Currently studying towards a degree in an engineering discipline such as computer sccience, software engineering or mathematics or a related subject to a minimum 2:2

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details


dependant on year of study, pro-rated for 10-12 week placement

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


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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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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