Software Engineer

Location
Reading
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Ref
R1257
Contact
AWE
Clearance Level
DV
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Package ~ basic salary, plus contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, additional benefits and an excellent work / life balance including a 9 day working fortnight.

We are looking to recruit a software engineer into the Orion Laser control systems team supporting the design, development, and support for a number of wide ranging, technically challenging projects.

We are interested in hearing from candidates at various stages of their career who have working knowledge of technical engineering projects and are seeking to develop their career with us.

Ideally you will have demonstrable experience of working on technical projects and have a working knowledge of through life data management tools, and have the aptitude to use similar applications.

To be considered for the role you must be educated to ONC/HNC level in a scientific or engineering discipline or have equivalent software based experience and possess strong communication skills.

A specialism in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous:

  • SCADA systems
  • Labview
  • C#
  • VBA
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Python

Candidates must be willing to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities.

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