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Senior Software Engineerup to £75k+Excellent BenefitsEssex


£65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus+Excellent Benefits


Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Navigation Systems

Location: Essex

Position: Permanent

Salary: £65,000£75,000+Bonus+Excellent Benefits+ Relocation Assistance

Main Duties

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for performing flight control system design and analysis, integration support, and system performance assessment. The Software Engineer will apply knowledge of advanced control techniques, air vehicle dynamics and flight control, inertial sensors, and analysis of missile performance both in simulation and flight test. The engineer will develop solutions to complex problems that require application of advanced technical principles.

Candidate Requirements


Relevant experience working with some of: flight dynamics, aerodynamics, sensors or actuators
Relevant experience with applicable algorithms (Guidance, Navigation & Control, Data Fusion etc)
A relevant degree or similar level of qualification in a STEM subject with a strong mathematical background
Capable of working with a small team, and growing the capability
Flexibility and desire to travel for work (mostly to the USA).

Desirable Education, Skills and Experience:

Optimal guidance theory, trajectory shaping, estimation theory, analysis of random processes
Experience with nonGPS navigation aiding methods, such as terrain, magnetic, or image aiding.
Experience testing navigation systems on airborne platforms.
Experience with developing or integrating military GPS receivers into weapon systems.
Experience in the development of modeling and simulation tools, particularly Covariance analysis or Monte Carlo analysis using six degree of freedom (6DOF) simulations.
Experience developing or modifying MATLAB and C/C++ software.
Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across engineering disciplines
Eligible for or holder of current SC level security clearance


Educated to degree level or equivalent, although not essential with demonstrable relevant experience.
Experience of working with complex aircraft type programmes.
Experience of working within the UK Defence Industry.
Experience and knowledge of EASA Part 145 and Part M regulations.
Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM).

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary Life Assurance
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice schemes.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with a 9 day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities with free snacks & drinks

How to APPLY:

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided and I will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion.

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Posted 30 days ago

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