Java Software Engineer

Java Software Engineer
Permanent
J0013244
Bedfordshire

Java Software Engineer
Grade of post: Senior / Junior
37 hours per week – full time permanent.
Work location: Oakley, Bedford

Our customer, has extensive capabilities within their portfolio, which include design & development of entire Unmanned Systems, Vehicle Command, Control & Ground systems, they also have a strong background in Platform, Payloads & Subsystems, Flight Safety case provision, Advanced Modelling, Simulation & Certification.

Due to a period of significant growth, they are seeking to appoint a Java Software Engineer, to join their established team, based in Bedford.

Role Purpose: You will be required to support a mixture of R&D and product development activities within a leading autonomy and unmanned systems company. They continuously innovate within core areas such as UAV autopilots, mission systems, ground control stations, and all supporting systems and infrastructure. You will be keen to get involved in all development areas, and have a good track history / proven track record in both problem solving and quality software development. Working as part of a team in a multidisciplinary environment you will have good communication skills. A can-do attitude and a genuine passion for innovative technology will be advantageous. Work with the software team to develop support tooling for flight simulation and flight trials. Your role will be as a Software Engineer to design, implement, test and maintain upgrades and enhancements to the system.

Key Responsibilities
• Primarily, your role will be to assist in the design, implementation and test of Java software to support both experimental activities and product development, ensuring security and redundancy considerations are met.
• The opportunity will enable the successful candidate to gain knowledge of cutting edge autonomous systems.
• You will be responsible for delivery, reporting and presentation of technical work and writing and submitting any necessary documentation.
• Development of Java desktop applications to support flight and simulation activities. 2 June 2019 Other Duties and Responsibilities
• To actively participate in the company’s Performance Management Scheme.
• To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as may be reasonably required within the grade and level of the post.
• You will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your evolving role within the company and the overall business objectives of the company. Some travel within the UK may be required.

Equality and Diversity
We are committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity in all of our activities and to encouraging access to our organisation from all groups irrespective of the equality strands. We are working to create an environment in which cultural diversity and individual difference are positively valued in an atmosphere free from harassment and discrimination. We take our legal and moral obligations with respect to equal opportunities seriously and welcome dialogue with individuals on ways in which our equal opportunities policies and practice can be enhanced.

Health and Safety
The organisation together with the assistance of all employees are fully committed to developing a positive safety culture. We encourage and support employees becoming involved in and participating in health, safety and welfare matters. Our goal is to motivate and empower all employees to work safely and protect their long-term health, not simply to avoid accidents.

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