Software Engineer

Our client are seeking a Software Engineer contractor for a 6 month+ role based in Filton, Bristol.


The role will involve C code development & integration testing with the equipment containing the software under test - suitable skills in this area will be expected.

  • The development languages will be mainly C running in a VXworks RTOS.
  • Knowledge of Matlab, Simulink and Rhapsody UML would be useful.
  • Knowledge of working in High Dependability systems would be beneficial.


To undertake a full range of engineering activities in line with relevant processes, quality and other requirements, supplying specialist advice and support across projects, other business units and customer as appropriate.

Design and Development of software for real-time systems - both host based software design and development within an existing architectural framework.

This role will also undertake integration of Weapon Control Unit subsystems using complex simulators of other Missile subsystems. This integration will be take place on representative and final deliverable target hardware.