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MBDA UK Ltd

Weapons Systems Simulation and Experimentation Summer Placement 2020

Salary notes: 
£16,000, £17,00 or £18,000 Salary dependant on year of study, pro-rated for 10-12 week placement
Job/scheme locations: 
Bristol
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

What’s the opportunity?

The Weapon Systems Simulation & Experimentation team designs and develops leading-edge software applications used to support battlefield simulations; working in close collaboration with subject matter experts from across Land, Sea and Air defence programmes. 

What will you be doing?

  • You will be learning about the development and implementation of simulation software and man-in-the-loop experiments to support some of the world’s most advanced future defence systems.
  • Work alongside highly experienced engineers and learn about MBDA development lifecycle.
  • Work directly with customer representatives and military personnel in order to both extend and demonstrate our current and future capabilities.

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
  • This team has a wide variety of work, allowing you to develop in different areas, and shape the placement based on your interests

What’s great about joining this team?

  • A great working environment with a supportive team.
  • Work alongside industry experts.

Who and what we are looking for from you?

Currently studying towards a Degree in an engineering discipline such as Computer Science, Software Engineering or Mathematics or a related subject to a minimum 2:2

Experience of some of the following:

  • Software Engineering
  • System Engineering
  • Object-orientated Programming in C-like Languages (C++, C#, Java)
  • Development Environments ( Visual Studio, Eclipse)
  • Networking & Networking Protocols

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.

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South West

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