Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cheltenham
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Role Summary: As a Lead (or Senior) Software Engineer you will be responsible, as a team member, for the design and development of real-time embedded software. You will demonstrate independence and sound technical judgment to identify problems and formulate solutions. You will take an innovative approach to problem-solving and share technical knowledge with others in the group, team and across the organization.
• Execute the requirements, design, implementation and verification of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures and product / programme requirements • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to more junior personnel supporting the assigned project • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews • Assure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
• Significant commercial experience of designing and implementing real-time embedded software • Hands on experience of software design lifecycle within Aerospace or similar controlled/safety industry • Experience of RTCA DO-178B/C (Level A or B) or similar rigorous development standard • Degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent level of knowledge and experience • Experience of Ada, C or other similar language • Experience of working directly on target hardware • Good communication skills to team, peers, and management
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Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance
• A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for software engineering. • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding internal customer milestones. • Experience of, or interest in, Agile development • Good problem solving and solution building skills • Ability to mentor junior software engineers
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