Simulation and Modelling Engineer (Synthetic Environments) required for initial six month contract for multi national defence client based in Bristol.
Ideally candidate will have worked in UK defence environment within the last 12 months
The role is required to act as simulation engineer across a number of programmes in WSSE (Weapon System Simulation and Experimentation).
The candidate will need to undertake the following responsibilities:
Interfacing and communicating with stakeholders to understand their needs, both inside and outside of the WSSE Team.
Understanding software and simulation development requirements, and planning/estimating the necessary tasks to meet those requirements.
Design/implementation/configure/deployment of Simulation software components in one or more of the following languages: Java; C++; C#; scripting (VBS); Web development technologies.
Conduct software component integration and test activities, and generating appropriate evidence of compliance.
Ability to select/inform selection of appropriate simulation software technologies and components, to facilitate re-use and standardisation.
Understanding interactions and dependencies among components/activities, and conduct appropriate risk mitigation.
Generating scenarios with scenario generation software (e.g. VR Forces)
Experience /Knowledge/Ability Requirements:
Good communication and team working skills.
A broad “Hands on” experience of software technologies, languages and frameworks/tools – including simulation technologies (e.g. VBS; VR Forces; DIS/HLA).
The ability to understand and analyse complex simulation software systems, and to communicate this clearly to stakeholders.
Software and hardware integration experience, including scenario and/or script driven system level test for requirement verification.
Experience of Configuration Management and control tools and processes (ideally Git/Redmine).
Military/Defence background a big plus.
Hands-on core networking experience, including IP schemas, DNS, networking hardware setup/configuration – especially in the context of simulation technologies.
Experience of distributed simulations and distributed integration.
Additional Job Details: Job role expected for 12 months, with potential for extension.
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