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Senior Simulator Engineer

Ref no. BHN553344
Location City of Preston, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Senior Simulator Engineer - £52.13ph UMB - Warton (near Preston) - 12 month contract

Key skills required for this role

Senior Typhoon Simulator Engineer, Software Engineer


Senior Simulator Engineer

Job description

The role of the Typhoon Active Cockpit Rig is to allow the pilot evaluation of the future design of the cockpit's Human-Machine Interface (HMI) in a realistic tactical environment, before the design is embodied onto the aircraft.


  • Development of c/c++ code in producing cockpit HMI concepts / prototypes into the ACR.
  • Ownership of given tasks, liaising with the internal customer to understand requirements / concepts and to demonstrate implementation through to completion.
  • Managing work through configuration control (commiting / branching / merging).
  • Estimating development activities, including progress reporting.
  • Mentoring of early careers team members and code reviews.
  • Continuous development / refinement of current development processes and technology.


  • Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • 15+ Years C/C++ experience working on complex large scale projects (preferably engineering projects).
  • Significant knowledge of developing in a Windows environment (Visual C++).
  • Excellent code navigation / debugging / 'figuring it out' skills.
  • Highly motived and self driven.
  • Significant experience of using configuration control toolsets.
  • Mentoring early careers staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

Due to the access to Caveat Material, the candidate should have British nationality only!

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