Senior Software Engineer

BAE Systems
22 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Software Engineer

The Software and Safety Technology Group have a vacancy for a Senior Software Engineer. The post holder will be responsible for supporting and developing a range of airborne and maritime software products, particularly focused on high integrity products, across a number of current and future platforms. The post holder should have expertise and knowledge that will contribute to the further development of our capabilities in Model Based Systems & Software Engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team but also be capable of working on an individual basis to support customer specific requirements.

The post holder will be expected to demonstrate full lifecycle software development experience and knowledge of safety processes using multiple languages such as SPARK Ada, Ada, C, C++, Assembler and scripting languages. Experience of integration and target hardware testing would be advantageous, in particular multi / many core processors and COTS operating systems.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Engineer will involve:

As a Software and Safety Technology Group Senior Software Engineer your key responsibilities will include:

Contributing to the delivery of a number of software products across a range of platforms

Interfacing with customers

Supporting the development of estimates and scheduling activities as required

Supporting the engineering leads to resolve specific software related issues

Contributing to the development and improvement of software processes

Providing consultancy and support to safety-critical developments

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree qualified or equivalent in an engineering related subject

Experience in a development environment with suitable knowledge of high integrity and safety-critical software processes (including DO-178C or equivalent)

Experience of using some of the following languages: SPARK Ada, Ada, C, C++, Assembler, Scripting Languages

Ability to support a number of concurrent activities including both new and legacy products

Ability to identify and develop new software capabilities required by the business

Good communication skills


Experience, knowledge of or a willingness to learn :-

Model Based Systems & Software Engineering using tools such as SysML, Mathworks, SCADE etc.

Target hardware and integration testing, in particular multi / many core processors and COTS operating systems.

Developing Software for vehicle control and mission systems.

Safety Critical Software analysis techniques to facilitate the performing of Independent Validation & Verification activities.

Learn rapid prototyping techniques to support the specification of high integrity display systems

What we're looking for in you:

An experienced Software Engineer that is comfortable developing software as part of a team. You will also have a willingness to learn and develop your skills in Model Based High Integrity Software Engineering, to produce quality safe and secure products required in this role.

Location: Warton

Salary: ??32,660 +

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, 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.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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