Software Engineer - Simulation Systems

England, Hertfordshire
£50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, flexible working
11 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Josh Mclachlan
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer has arisen in a well regarded Defence company based in Hertfrodshire, please find full details below:

The role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a driven and passionate engineer within the simulation and experimentation team. We are looking for an engineer to take a lead role and apply agile methodology to produce simulation components for defence systems.


  • Use agile techniques to lead the technical management of a small software development team to meet the weapon system requirements.
  • Development (using agile scrum methodologies) of real-time software components to simulate defence systems.
  • Integration of simulink models and real hardware components.
  • This is a hands-on role requiring development of simulation software in C#/C++

Skills required

  • Ideally engineering degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • Experience of simulation standards (DIS and HLA)
  • Practical software engineering and/or System integration experience
  • C#/C++ development including web services
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Ability to gain SC Clearance


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working, paid overtime
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • Bonus
  • Opportunity to work for a company known for their training and progression
  • And many more 'employee funded' benefits (healthcare, cycle to work scheme etc.)

If this position sounds of interest and you would be keen to learn more, please apply, send me an email to or give me a call on 01179 308 505 and I will be in touch shortly to discuss.

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