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Graduate Software Engineer


  • Salary:
  • Location: Bangor
  • Contract: Permanent


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company in the Aerospace and Defence industry. My client is looking to find a graduate or post graduate Software Engineer to join their team.


As a software engineer you will have responsibility for design, justification and testing the software aspects of aeronautical propulsion and generation systems. The scope of this role will cover the bi-directional conversion of DC electrical power to thrust including integration with control systems, crew interfaces and monitoring and protection of the system. You will be encouraged to explore, conduct trade studies and flight test the most safe and efficient software methods against platform performance and safety requirements to Development Assurance Level A. Strong integration will be required within the engineering disciplines and functional blocks at both system and aircraft level.

Typical activities will include designing software to Development Assurance Level A for electrical power and control systems. These are likely to be 2 and 3 level inverters incorporating wide band gap semi-conductors, gate drivers, motor and generator controllers, motor control systems, monitoring and protection controllers. These systems will integrate with electric machines, avionics, crew interfaces, batteries, thermal engines and aircraft electrical networks.

The core skills we are looking for are typical of a good software engineering graduate or postgraduate including:

·         Embedded systems

·         Microcontroller based software

·         FPGA based software, VHDL, Verilog

·         SPI, CAN, Ethernet etc.

·         Software, hardware testing and debugging

You will become a key member of the team, learning a range of cross functional skills such as;


·         Program management including business and commercial


·         System engineering 

·         Safety and reliability to EASA/FAA regulations ARP 4761

·         Requirements management including derivation, allocation, validation, verification and traceability

·         Complex and simple equipment processes ARP 4754A

·         Quality assurance

·         Configuration management

·         Project and risk management

·         Leadership

·         Environmental qualification

·         Industrialisation

·         Integrated logistics support

·         Export control


Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies


We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy


We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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