Principal Software Developer (Real Time Embedded)

Luton, UK
26 Jul 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing Electronic Warfare business as a Principal Software Developer and take the next step in your career. As a world leader in electronic systems our advanced technology is defining the next generation of products as well as being installed on existing helicopters, fast-jet and unmanned air vehicles.
  • Cutting-Edge: You could be part of 'Team TEMPEST' developing state-of-the-art airborne electronic systems for the most advanced fighter aircraft ever to be made or be involved in creating the next generation of Leonardo products.
  • Innovative: You will be involved with novel product development and emerging technologies that have been supported by Leonardo's £200m annual investment in research and development.
  • Challenging: You will push the boundaries of innovation, technology, and the ingenuity of our engineering community to bring about a step change in performance and capability of our airborne electronic systems.

Our software applications are varied including, System on Chip embedded processor technologies, signal processing algorithms and hardware interfacing.

Once you join us you will benefit from everything you would expect from an industry leading, people focused company including flexible working arrangements and an award-winning pension scheme.

Key Responsibility Areas

Your software skills will be utilised across the full software lifecycle with the opportunity to contribute towards the investigation and analysis of leading edge development methodologies and influence the future path of software development within Leonardo.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

You should have a degree level qualification in a relevant discipline and meet the requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council. In addition you will be expected to have some of the following:
  • Extensive knowledge of designing, developing and debugging software in a real time embedded environment with an understanding of software development methodologies, tools and compilers.
  • Some experience of architecting real time embedded software solutions.
  • Programming in an object-oriented programming language.
  • Examples of leading a team providing technical direction, coaching and mentoring of team members.
  • Demonstrable experience and success within your previous role, including taking responsibility for remaining up-to-date with relevant technology and personal development.

We will support your personal development with training and help you work towards professional accreditation if you wish.

Due to the nature of the tasks involved, you must be able to satisfy the necessary security clearance for the role applied for and meet a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK

Software Engineering | Developer | Real Time Embedded | C++ | VxWorks | Object Orientated | Architect | UML | Ada | EW | DAS | RADAR | Team TEMPEST | Combat Air | Team Tempest |

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