Synthetic Environments Engineer

Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive hourly rate offered
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
1142371
Contact
Dale Williams
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract
Synthetics Environments Engineer required to act as simulation engineer across a number of programmes.

The contract is initially for 12 months (on-going thereafter). Competitive hourly rates offered by the department.

Typical activities will include:

-Interfacing and communicating with stakeholders to understand their needs.
-Understanding software and simulation development requirements, and planning/estimating the necessary tasks to meet those requirements.
-Design/implementation/configure/deployment of Simulation software components in one or more of the following languages: Java; C++; C#; scripting (VBS); Web development technologies.
-Conduct software component integration and test activities, and generating appropriate evidence of compliance.

The successful candidate will have the below skills:

-Good communication and team working skills.
-A broad "Hands on" experience of software technologies, languages and frameworks/tools - including simulation technologies (e.g. VBS; VR Forces; DIS/HLA).
-The ability to understand and analyse complex simulation software systems, and to communicate this clearly to stakeholders.
-Software and hardware integration experience, including scenario and/or script driven system level test for requirement verification.
-Experience of Configuration Management and control tools and processes (ideally Git/Redmine).

Candidates must be SC Cleared or willing to undergo the security vetting procedure.