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MBDA UK Ltd

Software Engineer 10 Month Placement 2020 - Bristol

Salary notes: 
£18,000 Salary pro-rated over the 10 months
Job/scheme locations: 
Bristol
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

What’s the Opportunity?

We provide a range of products from high integrity software running on our weapon systems, to mission planning solutions integrated into a complex battlespace arena. Delivering software for the next generation of weapons in an ever evolving environment, to support those on the battlefield.

We use numerous programming languages, software tools and software lifecycle methodologies.

What will you be doing?

Through a combination of training and development you will learn about the skills necessary to become a well-rounded software engineer;

  • Work closely with other teams in a variety of development stages within our weapons systems including both embedded and front end software development on a range of platforms, such as Windows and Linux, utilising C, C++, C# and Java.
  • Learn about the functional and technical robustness of project deliverables
  • The importance of technical documentation.
  • Work with other departments within the company, learning a general overview of the business,
  • Attend software activities such as forums, talks and presentations and competitions.

What are the benefits for you?

  • Exposure to all aspects of a software development lifecycle
  • On the job training provided for learning new programming languages and software tools
  • A chance to collaborate with others in the annual multi-national Software Engineering Challenge – form a team to solve a demanding and engaging software problem
  • Opportunities to travel – in particular, we work closely with our colleagues in France and Italy
  • Potential to work abroad depending on project status for 6 months

What’s great about joining this team?

  • A breadth of experience and support from the team
  • Regular informal meetings with other Early Careers members in Software Engineering.
  • You will be working in an assistive and collaborative open plan working environment and systems laboratories, aimed at aiding your learning and development

What we are looking for from you?

Currently studying towards a Degree in Computer Science or other science or engineering based degree, such as Software Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Physics or Maths or a related subject

What would you get?

  • £18,000 Salary pro-rated over the 10 months
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid overtime
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • Employee funded voluntary private healthcare
  • Sporting activities
  • Paid holiday
  • Fantastic site facilities
  • A share of the annual Company Bonus
  • On the job learning and development opportunities.

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