Weapon Systems Simulation & Experimentation Graduate 2022

Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training

Weapon Systems Simulation & Experimentation Graduate Stevenage 2022

The Weapon Systems Simulation & Experimentation (WSSE) department designs and develops leading-edge software applications used to support battlefield simulations.

The simulations that WSSE develop evolve in-line with the lifecycle of the programmes from concept demonstrations with customers, to Integration Trials & Training with in-service operators meaning you will get to work with a variety of different teams!

Our Simulations are at the fore-front of problem solving across a broad spectrum of MBDA's programmes, focusing on improving MBDA's Agility and Time to Market.

The opportunity:

Be a part of our development teams developing, integrating and deploying our simulations components across the business. Experience first-hand, presenting to and working with our customers to iteratively improve our products to final delivery.

You will be involved in:
  • Delivering key projects, alongside highly experienced engineers, across the whole of the MBDA development lifecycle.
  • Working with other areas of the business such as Human Factors, Future Systems and Sales and Business Development.
  • Working directly with customer representatives and military personnel in order to both extend and demonstrate our current and future capabilities.

Your role will give you:
  • Experience of software development methodologies, including Agile and Waterfall.
  • Training for new programming languages and software tools.
  • Experience integrating software applications together and deployment onto hardware environments.
  • Experience exchanging software components with other software and modelling teams.
  • Opportunity to develop and test code within professional software development teams.
  • International Travel opportunities supporting trade shows or delivering to Export customers.

Entry criteria

Degree qualified in a science or engineering subject area such as Computer Science, Software Engineering or Mathematics, or a related subject, to a minimum of 2:2.

Programming experience from degree or personal projects.

Experience of some of the following would be advantageous;
  • Software Engineering.
  • System Engineering.
  • Object-orientated Programming in C-like Languages (C++, C#, Java).
  • Development Environments (Visual Studio, Eclipse).
  • Networking & Networking Protocols.
  • Algorithms (Flight dynamics, rotational geometry).

Why choose us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families - the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

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