Because of our continued success and the recent award of significant contracts, the company is continuing in an exciting period of growth. Currently we have vacancies for high-calibre Graduate Engineers to join the Systems, Software, Mechanical and Electrical teams, working on the design and development of these products.
We are interested in seeing applications from anyone with any of the following:
Competence with at least one of the following programming languages: Java 8, C#
An understanding of threading and concurrent programming in either Java or C#
An understanding of unit testing and unit test/mocking frameworks, i.e. NUnit/Junit and Moq/Mockito
Experience of relational database design and SQL
HMI/GUI design and development
GIS frameworks (e.g. Luciad)
Understanding of entity framework for .NET and the Java persistence API for Java
Experience of Continuous Integration
Confident in use of IntelliJ (or Eclipse) and Visual Studio 2013
Experience with the Agile software development methodology and Scrum
Candidates will have drive and be enthusiastic about change and challenge, with ambition for both our business and their personal success. In return, we offer a full career with potential for technical and/or management advancement, support by our commitment to ongoing professional training. We are an equal opportunities employer with a strong belief in both corporate and personal ethical standards and aim to provide an empowered and supportive working environment with a very competitive reward package.
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Lockheed Martin (UK) Ampthill is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focussing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability. With a significant percentage of LMUK Ampthill’s revenue being subcontracted to key partners and suppliers, the Sub-contracts function is fundamental to business success. We are looking for talented individuals with demonstrable experience in delivering complex, high value, critical components and services from suppliers. In return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path.
Clearance Required for Role
Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?
Required skills, qualifications and experience
Graduate Engineers are required to join a multi-discipline Engineering Function, supporting a diverse range of activities, and this will include:
Plan own work within defined constraints with the assistance of engineering and technical mentors
Provide overall technical support and assistance to engineers
Perform technical support and assistance to engineers
Perform technical analyses and prepare engineering reports
Participate in the management of selected subcontracted technical
Develop the skills and working knowledge of project standards and procedures
Meet plans, schedules and costs with assistance from engineering technical mentors
Successfully complete and apply appropriate training courses
Candidates should have a strong desire to work in the Defence industry, specifically in the Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV), Mission Support (Ground Based air Defence) and Special Projects (Military Space) domains.
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
Good verbal and written communication skills
ability to work well in a team environment
Be self motivated needing minimal direction
Strong analytical and technical ability
Good IT skills in a range of SW packages would be an advantage
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.