ADA Software Engineer

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Software and Systems

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  • Salary:

    Up to £42.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Aizlewood

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 MONTHS

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The Aircrew Training Simulation Systems Software Team currently develop simulation products in support of aircrew training for the FAST JET aircraft. Utilising Agile Development Processes and Techniques, the work will typically involve production of software design and code through to integration testing and support.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering simulation software representing one or more FAST JET subsystems.

* Experience of requirements capture and traceability e.g. DOORS
* Experience of Software designs using an appropriate design tool/methodology e.g UML, Artisan etc.
* Experience of Programming in Ada and experience of related software development environments e.g. GPS (GNAT)

Knowledge of Agile software development processes, MIL-STD-498 and LCM (Lifecycle Management) would be advantageous as would previous experience working in an environment using configuration control tools such as Dimensions or Rational Clearcase.

Good communication skills will be required in order to liaise efficiently with the customer and aircraft design teams with regard to perceived problems/accuracy of the supplied product.

Good analytical skills will also be required to analyse high level requirements from a variety of sources and produce maintainable software design, code and test documentation.