4 months ago
Apprentice Software Engineer
Specific Job Description
Lockheed Martin has a growing portfolio of programmes both in the UK and in Europe, for a range of military and commercial customers. This portfolio remains focused around its core Helo business, but includes programmes in the wider airborne Mission System and Maritime business sectors, as well as Commercial Postal Customers. This broadening of domains offers new and exciting challenges for the software team, offering opportunities to embrace new technologies and different software development practices.
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United Kingdom (UK)
Established in 1991, Rotary and Mission Systems Integrated Systems (RMS IS), is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors. The LM RMS IS business, a leading provider of systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets.
Clearance Required for Role
Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?
Required skills, qualifications and experience
You will have an interest in Software Engineering, and a basic understanding of the aspects that it entails.
You will have a keen interest in how things work, and be motivated by creating software solutions for challenging problems.
- Ability to work well in a team environment
- Problem determination & resolution
- Good IT skills in a range of SW packages would be an advantage
Logical and careful approach to analysing requirements, creating appropriate designs and developing implementation solutions, as well as an understanding of the role of test in ensuring delivery of mature products.
You will have the ability to learn, the desire to be part of a team and be able to cope with a very busy and demanding role.
* Good Communication skills
* Ability to work well in a team environment
* Good IT skills in a range of SW packages
Ability to prioritise own tasking to meet programme needs
5 GCSEs (A* to C) including Maths, English and Information & Communications Technology (or equivalent qualification).
A Levels / BTEC Level 3 in related subjects.
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
Familiarity with any of the following:
* C / C++ / C#
* Windows (NT/2003/7/2008) and associated applications
* UNIX OS
* Visual Basic
Equal Opportunity Statement
Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.