Simulation Engineer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 7014 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024
Simulation Engineer
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                     Up to £55,000
Package Includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
We’re working with a world leading, Stevenage based, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with 14,000 staff across Europe. It’s an amazing business. They have a customer order book stretching for several years, with healthy profits and balance sheet. They are stable with steady controlled growth and dynamic working for a healthy work life balance.
They are looking for an ambitious simulation engineer with a growth mind-set to join our team. If you’re the right person for us, you will seek a supportive environment, surrounded by passionate experts while being a part of collaborative and driven team.
The Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) team conduct the most complete test of missiles other than a firing and are the business test track. We design complex, real-time simulations that surround real hardware to allow us to ‘fire missiles indoors’.
As the simulation engineer you will be responsible for building the simulation, conducting ‘indoor firings’ and analysing performance in all scenarios.
You will be able to adapt to new engineering situations and be comfortable in abstracting detail in order to understand the simulation and missile’s behaviour.
The role expectations are that you will be on-site approximately 80% of the time
Simulation Engineer skills and experience required:
Broad engineering experience with deeper experience in some of the following skill areas:
  • Software design
  • Software design for real-time applications
  • Familiarity with Linux operating system
  • Familiarity with C/C++
  • Use of microcontrollers (e.g. Raspberry Pi)
  • System performance analysis
  • Interface debugging and system integration
Familiarity with Object Orientated approaches would be beneficial
Benefits of working there
  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged
  • Friendly environment!
    • On site Medical Centre
    • Parking / Easy Access to train station
    • Coffee Shops and onsite shop
    • Sports & Social Club
Please note
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
Due to occasional high volumes of applications, it’s difficult to reply to everyone. If we haven’t been in touch within a week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. Thanks for your interest.
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