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MBDA UK Ltd

Software Engineer Summer Placement 2020

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Stevenage
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
31/10/2019

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,

What are the benefits for you?

  • Exposure to some aspects of a software development lifecycle
  • On the job training provided for learning new programming languages and software tools

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?

  • £16,000, £17,00 or £18,000 Salary dependant on year of study, pro-rated for 10-12 week placement
  • Flexible working
  • Paid overtime
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • Sporting activities
  • Fantastic site facilities
  • On the job learning and development opportunities.

Please Note

MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role.

MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

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Region: 
East Midlands, South East
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