Software Design Engineer (Embedded) – Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Software Design Engineer (Embedded)


Stevenage, Hertfordshire


About the job

Software Design Engineer (Embedded)


Salary: up to £65,000 (doe)

What to expect:

  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Annual salary review
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals
  • Excellent career progression/development opportunities

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working

The Opportunity!

We are a world leader in missile and missile systems looking to build a team of highly capable and adaptable Embedded Software Design and Development Engineers, so if you are just starting out on your career or have many decades of experience we are interested to hear from you.

You will be responsible for developing the real-time systems application software for the next generation of Missile Systems.

These are fantastic opportunities for engineers with a passion for software and its successful deployment in modern weapon systems!

What we're looking for from you:

This is a technical hands-on role and will involve designing, implementing and testing safety-critical Actuator subsystem software. Do you have proven experience of any of the following or have a proactive-desire to cultivate your career within:

  • Hard real time software development on Bare-Metal systems.
  • Strong C Programming skills.
  • Problem-solving capability to investigate software/hardware issues.
  • Developing safety critical software (SIL3/4 or DO178C software level B/A).
  • Working in a lab environment on an electro mechanical product running embedded software.
  • Requirements authoring, analysis and review (preferably in DOORS).
  • Full life cycle development in Agile/SCRUM working environment where quality and accuracy of work is critical.

The right behaviours are important too; can-do attitude, proactive and adaptable, concise communicator, process adherence and quality focus.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve appropriate clearances.




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