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Software Engineer

Posted 9 months ago

Prismatic is a technology development company, specialising in the design, manufacture and delivery of innovative, high value aerospace products and systems. Prismatic is a subsidiary of BAE systems, led by a technically and commercially focused team. Our cutting edge systems (such as the high-altitude PHASA-35) have clear commercial value, are developed at pace and address critical customer needs.

Job Title – Software Engineer

Prismatic has an exciting new opportunity for a software developer to join a well-established, but growing, team of Engineers working on new Unmanned Air Vehicles. We are looking for someone with a passion and drive to work within a team to deliver cutting edge R&D. 


As part of this role you will be responsible for undertaking activities such as: –

  • Development of embedded software for hardware control
  • Development of real-time control software

Qualifications or experience

We are looking for people with the following attributes: –

  • Have relevant degree level qualification, or experience, in Software Engineering, ideally with a hardware avionics bias.
  • Experience in embedded programming, preferably in C on micro-controllers, both bare-metal and RTOS based.
  • Preferably with experience in development of PC based engineering applications
  • Experience of working with common data buses including Ethernet, CAN, RS‑232 and SPI
  • Preferably with experience in formal methodologies and development standards e.g. DO‑178C, ISO 26262, IEC 62304
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a wider team
  • Ability to manage own workload and timescales to ensure work is completed on time
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written

Principal Terms and Conditions

  • Post – Permanent.
  • Salary – to be agreed depending on experience.
  • Pension – 10% contribution from the company included.
  • Leave – 25 days plus bank holidays.
  • Working time 37.5 hrs per week.
  • Location – Alton, Hampshire, UK.
  • Start – ASAP.
  • Eligible to participate in BAE Systems Share Incentive Scheme

Selection Process

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