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Lockheed Martin UK

Year in Employment Placement - Software Engineer

Salary notes: 
£16,675
Job/scheme locations: 
Havant/Gloucester
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
20/12/2020

Lockheed Martin UK is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Headquartered in London and with 16 key sites across the UK, employing approximately 1,700 people.

We are a strategic partner to the Government and a major contributor to the UK economy. As the fifth largest supplier to the Ministry of Defence, we spend approximately £1 billion each year, supporting over 1,000 companies in our supply chain. We offer challenging, fulfilling careers with opportunities for apprentices, interns, graduates as well as experienced professionals.

We are now recruiting for our 2021 intake of Placement Students and have a fantastic new opening within Software Engineering.

This is a 12 month placement for students who are studying a degree which includes a year in employment. Positions are available at the Cyber Works Centre, Gloucester, and Integrated Systems, Havant.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for tasks as assigned by the Software Lead. The Software Engineer will report to the Software Engineering manager and be under the general direction of the Software Lead.

Duties include:

  • Working with senior engineers during requirements analysis – converting operational needs into technical requirements specifications.
  • Contributing to design of high level software architectures.
  • Develop software according to requirements and department processes.
  • Supporting implementation teams throughout development, testing, and system acceptance phases.
  • Supporting Integration & Test team during formal test phases.
  • Supporting technical investigations of problems raised against the operational systems.
  • Producing, collecting and reporting appropriate metrics showing progress.
  • Using Metrics to guide decisions and for management reporting.

The candidate will be exposed to several disciplines (Systems, Software Engineering, Integration & Test, and Infrastructure) during the placement, and will work on all stages of the Software Development Lifecycle.

We are looking for people who have a degree in the following areas: mathematics, physics, computer science, computer and information security, cyber security, systems engineering, software engineering, electronic and electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, information technology, finance or business studies.

Along with academic qualifications, the right candidate for this role will demonstrate passion, enthusiasm for Lockheed Martin UK and the opportunity itself and show us that you are dedicated to a career with us.

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
South East, South West
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
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