Shared Infrastructure Principal Software Engineer
Would you like to participate fully in capturing requirements, designing, implementing and testing the Shared Infrastructure system? We currently have a vacancy for a Shared Infrastructure Principal Software Engineer at our site in New Malden.
As a Shared Infrastructure Principal Software Engineer, You will assist, design, develop and support Naval Command Systems. You will develop the systems that are deployed in the Royal Navy's fleet of Ships and Submarines used to support the crew policing the world's oceans, whether delivering humanitarian aid or in combat.
This role will also provide you with the opportunity to define a career path with a wealth of options, from offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26. The projects you'll be involved in will set new standards, and form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
Your main responsibilities as a Shared Infrastructure Principal Software Engineer will involve:
Offering guidance and taking a lead role within the team
Producing software applications with associated design material
Carrying out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team
Your skills and qualifications:
A strong software engineering background with experience in the following:
• C# experience
• WPF(Windows Presentation Foundation) experience
• Python experience
• Agile development process
• Serial Communication CLI
What we're looking for in you:
You will be able to hit the ground running, with experience working in a multi-disciplined engineering environment, displaying flexibility in response to changes in tasking and priorities.
Location: New Malden
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries
We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life threatening situations.
In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal Navy's surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of our combat systems.
We pride ourselves on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.
We offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop with us. The health and well-being of our employees matters to us and that's why we offer the flexibility for you to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.
Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.