Software Engineer - Bae Systems - City of London - Wizbii

Software Engineer

  • By Bae Systems
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Software Engineer

Would you like a highly varied role working within the Mission Systems Software Team? We currently have a vacancy for a Software Engineer at our site in Brough, East Yorkshire. As a Software Engineer, you will be working on advanced software architectures delivering technology into existing programmes and with the intention of providing a competitive edge in the future

The Brough Mission Systems Software Team, established in the early 1990s with the prime intention of supporting the development of software for the single seat and later, the twin seat variants of the Hawk jet trainer aircraft. This software covered both airborne and ground based applications, and allowed the Brough team to establish a full life-cycle capability. The team now also support a number of other products to varying degrees.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on a diversity and range of software development/testing activities within the department, with the potential to travel to other sites.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Engineer will involve:

Working effectively as a team member within a team of engineers to design, develop, test, document, configure and deliver software.

Developing and/or verifying all products to agreed standards and procedures using the specified tools.

Investigating and resolving software problems raised during any stage of the system lifecycle, through to and including in-service.

Communicating effectively, identifying potential risks early, seeking clarification and providing feedback to the team leader.

Participating in continuous process improvement.

Ability to develop documentation in an understandable, unambiguous and concise manner.

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience in at least one High Level Programming language, e.g. C, C++, Java, Ada etc.

Familiarity with requirements capture and traceability tools/techniques

Familiarity with at least one software design methodology e.g. UML, Rational Unified Process


Awareness of software safety standards and guidelines, as a significant proportion of the software written for our airborne platforms is safety related.

Familiarity with software tools/environments e.g. Artisan Real Time Studio / PTC modeller, Visual Studio, GPS, Multi or similar

Experience in the Ada programming language

Software integration and testing skills


Honours degree in software engineering, computer science, or related subject, e.g. mathematics, physics or electronic/electrical engineering

What we're looking for in you:

Due to the nature of this role you will need to have excellent team skills, be self-motivated, fast-learning and have the ability to prioritise and manage your own work with minimal guidance.

Excellent problem solving skills, especially in the software environment.

Location: Brough

Salary: £32,032

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

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.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. 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 .

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