Training and Simulation Software Engineer
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Boeing Company Background
Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defence systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Our reach extends to customers in 145 countries around the world, and we are the number one U.S exporter in terms of sales.
Boeing Defence UK
Boeing Defence UK Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company and a business unit of Boeing Defence, Space and Security. Boeing Defence UK Ltd. currently has employees at 18 locations throughout the UK supporting Ministry of Defence and U.S. military programmes. Boeing Defence UK is partnered with a number of UK companies on a variety of MoD programmes and projects.
We are looking for innovative, enthusiastic, open minded and forward thinking individuals with the right ambition and drive to succeed in the Boeing Defence UK Software Engineering Capability. The individual will thrive working within adaptable team structures chartered with the innovation necessary to create differentiating concepts, solutions and products at high velocity. The individual will be comfortable working to exacting and accredited quality standards using contemporary tools and methods designed to expedite the transition from concept to product. The successful individual will work in an agile development environment, and contribute to all aspects of the concept and product development lifecycle on a variety of both internally funded and externally contracted projects.
This role is specific to the development, adaptation and integration of Training and Simulation Systems and Software Solutions with potential to support adjacent opportunities.
Object oriented software design and development
Highly proficient with C++11 / 14 programming language and C++ frameworks (eg Qt, Boost) using the Visual Studio IDE (desirable: supported with some familiarity with Java)
Familiarity with contemporary integrated development environments including agile management, version control (i.e. Git), issue tracking, code review and continuous integration methods and tools (Especially the Atlassian toolset: Jira, Crucible, Bitbucket)
Software integration using product Application Programming Interfaces (API)
Graphical User Interface (GUI) development using Qt
Scripting Languages (Lua, Python)
Software development experience through all stages of the agile development lifecycle.
Appreciation of software development best practices and continuous improvement
Excellent verbal and visual communication with a good level of spoken and written English. The candidate will be equally adept at sketching a design out on a whiteboard as they are writing a detailed technical design specification.
An eye for detail and diligence. The candidate is comfortable investigating deeply technical issues and summarising the findings to present to relevant stakeholders.
Natural collaboration with a creative desire and innovative outlook
Ability to work at pace with risk and uncertainty
Proficient with engineering maths and physics
Familiarity with simulation protocols (i.e. HLA, DIS)
Tactical Datalink (i.e. L16, L22) protocol experience
Experience of training systems software
Cloud architectures and technologies
Expertise in the VT-MAK products Suite
Background in defence aerospace
Security clearance (SC) or the ability to gain it is required.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or numerate subject
Experience relevant to the required and/or desirable skills as described
All information provided will be checked and may be verified.
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Please apply asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.
Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.
PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE.