This position is for those who will have graduated by 2019 only. We will review applications late August, with a start date expected in Nov/Dec 2019. If you are graduating in 2020 please search for 2020roles from September!
By joining the Software Engineering team, you will be directly involved with a diverse range of projects. You will gain exposure to numerous programming languages, software tools and software lifecycle methodologies, ensuring your time in the team is an engaging, challenging and unique experience.
You will develop the skills necessary to become a well-rounded software engineer. This goal will be achieved through a combination of technical training, 4 challenging work placements and career support.
You will work 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++, Ada and/or Java. You will also be ensuring the functional and technical robustness of project deliverables, and be responsible for the creation and maintenance of technical documentation.
Non-technical responsibilities include interfacing with other parts of the company, making sound business decisions, learning a general overview of the business, and keeping team members and managers up to date with your progress on a project and personal development level. You will also have the opportunity to organise and support business level activities such as forums, talks and presentations, competitions and charity events.
A breadth of experience and support available in the departments, which includes a Buddy system to welcome you into MBDA, access to mentoring, and regular informal meetings with other Early Careers members in Software Engineering.
You will be working in an assistive and collaborative open plan working environment and systems laboratories, aimed at aiding your learning and development
MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with over 10,000 employees on industrial facilities in France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and a presence in the United States. With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA offers a wide range of advanced weapon systems for maritime Superiority, Air Dominance, Ground Based Air Defence and Battlefield Engagement.
Starting Salary of £26,250 with two pay reviews per year during the first 2 years, Joining bonus of £2000 if you have a Bachelors or £2500 if you have a Masters paid, flexible working hours, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, Annual Company Bonus schemes and superb learning and development opportunities.