Software Engineer - Command and Control

Bristol | Engineering , Systems

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years. .

Working: Flexible working hours and some remote working potentials where possible.

It's no wonder, they have been among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, 2022, and most recently receiving three accreditation gold standard awards with Investors in People!

"Interesting work. Good work-life balance. Employees made to feel valued." Software Engineer, 5 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

"Promotes and believes in a good work/life balance Interesting work on most programmes Encourages internal mobility. Offers good development/training opportunities" Principal Systems Engineer, 19 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

The company are looking for a highly capable and adaptable Software Engineer to join the team to develop solutions for the next generation of Air Defence Systems; to develop evolving products whilst maintaining the enviable reputation for safety, performance and dependability.

This is a very hands-on role and requires the continued design and development of Command and Control architectures, and the instantiations for future products. Perfect for a Software Engineer who is proactive and takes the initiative.

What's in it for you?

  • The teams develop software used in the most advanced systems in the world within a critical and influential Software Engineering Directorate; part of a large progressive and adaptable company.
  • You will be working with people and technologies at the forefront of the systems design, supporting the development of safe, secure and reliable products that customers can rely on.
  • The company offers an encouraging working environment with the opportunity to develop your skills across a wide range of products and technologies.
  • The business apply small, focused teams of engineers to complex problems - you will be working with a dedicated group of experienced software, systems and electronics engineers.
  • The company, maintain an impactful team culture!

Experience needed:

  • A strong background in software engineering, its realisation and system wide impact.
  • Experience of working in C++
  • Collaborative, open approach to development and have the ability to work well in a team and maintain momentum during development.


  • Experience / Exposure in the Defence or Aerospace sectors.
  • Experience of working across the entire software development process from engaging with requirement authorities to automated target integration and proving, supported with effective documentation
  • Experience of new tools, techniques and approaches that might enable to evolve processes to improve efficiency and sustainability
  • Experience in other languages such as Ada
  • Knowledge of DDS middleware and Real Time Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of standards such as DefStan 00-55, DO-178C or IEC61508 and restricted coding standards such as MISRA C++

For full information, please get in touch!

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