Simulators Software Engineer (C++ / Java)

25000.0 - 38000.0 GBP per year
06 Feb 2017
06 Mar 2017
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Airbus Group

A vacancy for an experienced Engineer with excellent technical skills in C++ & Java and experience in Simulator/Test Rig Development projects has arisen with Airbus Defence & Space in Stevenage.

You will join our team as a key member for the development of space mission related functional simulators and hardware in the loop test benches.

* You will design, develop and integrate specific modules of the simulator as well as support the technical follow of external teams involved in the development of some of the models.

* You will work closely with the engineering teams of the space mission project to ensure the successful development and use of the test benches.

The main technical activities include: Technical Requirements Analysis, Software Design and Implementation, technical follow up of external teams, System Integration, Testing and Delivery of the benches. The software implementation is done in C++, with Java used as the test language and the simulator is developed in a Linux environment.

> Scope:

The Satellite Functional Verification Infrastructure (FVI) department is responsible for the development of space mission functional simulators and hardware-in the-loop test benches that are primarily used in the:

* Development and validation of flight software

* Validation of functional chains and hardware-software interfaces of satellite equipment and the satellite itself. Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

* Modelling requirements engineering.

* Software model design and architecture.

* Technical follow-up and responsibility of the models developed by the external subcontractor.

* System integration and verification.

* System delivery and acceptance.

* Work as a technical expert in specific areas of the simulator.

* Conduct code reviews and inspections.

* Support the users of the test benches.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

* Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or other related technical discipline.

* Experience in Development and Testing of Software Simulators or Hardware-In-The Loop Test Rigs (preferably in the aerospace domain).

* Experience of Software Design and Development in C/C++ and Java.

* Experience of Real Time Software and the complete Software Lifecycle.

* Experience in the Software Lifecycle; Requirements, Design, Development, Integration, Testing, Delivery and Acceptance

* Knowledge of one or more of the following data protocols: SpaceWire, MilSTD 1553;

* Working knowledge of Linux OS and ideally of the Eclipse SDE would be desirable.

* Experience in the development of Functional models.

* Knowledge of the ECSS software standards is desirable.

* Experience in technical follow up/interfacing to external subcontractors is highly desirable. Please apply for this vacancy on line at our careers site ( with your CV attached.

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