Software Engineer Graduate

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Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
30 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

By joining the Software Engineering and Technologies (SET) function, 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 SET is an engaging, challenging and unique experience.

Responsibilities

  • You will develop the skills necessary to become a well-rounded software engineer. This goal will be achieved through a combination of technical training, four 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 functions, 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.

About You

  • A proactive attitude and being comfortable taking the initiative
  • A willingness to learn and apply newly gained knowledge quickly
  • To be capable of working as part of a team and individually
  • Being adaptable to changing requirements
  • To have obtained or be expecting to obtain at least a 2:2 in a computer science or other science or engineering based degree, such as software engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, physics or maths

Benefits

  • Exposure to all aspects of a software development lifecycle
  • Formal and on-the-job training provided for learning new programming languages and software tools
  • Fantastic opportunities to bring your technical knowledge to schools and inspire the next generation of engineers through the STEM programme (for example - building a functioning robot with a school team for a competition)
  • Opportunities to travel – in particular, we work closely with our French and Italian colleagues
  • Personal development events and experiences throughout the Early Careers Programme (ECP) scheme
  • Competitive joining bonus and salaries, flexible working, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.