The Software team at MBDA deliver software for the next generation of weapons in an ever evolving environment - to support those on the battlefield. Our teams provide a range of products from high integrity software running on our weapon systems, to mission planning solutions integrated into a complex battlespace arena. We use numerous programming languages, software tools and software lifecycle methodologies to achieve this.
You will be working in an assistive and collaborative open plan working environment and systems laboratories, aimed at aiding your learning and development.
You will develop the skills necessary to become a well-rounded software engineer. This goal will be achieved through a combination of technical training, four challenging work placements and development activities such as:
- Working 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.
- Ensuring the functional and technical robustness of project deliverables
- Owning responsibility for the creation and maintenance of technical documentation.
- Working with other departments within the company, learning a general overview of the business.
You'll get exposure to all aspects of a software development lifecycle in this placement.
What's in it for you
You'll no doubt have seen all the information on our website about our comprehensive and customisable benefits package. (please note that not all benefits are available to our summer placement and undergraduate students).
What are we looking for
Currently studying 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.
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.
All graduates, undergraduates and apprentices at MBDA are required to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to their respective role. Some roles, may be reserved for UK nationals and certain categories of information may be restricted to UK nationals also. To gain suitable clearance individuals will need to have lived in the UK for up to 5 years dependent on the level of clearance required.
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