New Malden, England
Vacancy Type

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity to join Sperry Marine’s Commercial Engineering team as a Software Engineer. Taking a leading role in developing Sperry’s Marine navigation products (Radar, ECDIS, Track Control Systems), you will work with an experienced internal team in collaboration with established outsourced teams to provide improvements and new features to navigation software that is used across a diverse fleet of sea-going craft.

Key responsibilities:
  • Contributing to software requirements definition and the Systems Engineering process.
  • Developing design and estimates for improvements and new features to the Vision Master software.
  • Supporting external software developers as required.
  • Performing software implementation in-house.
  • Acting as a subject matter expert (SME) for other functional teams for your area of expertise.
  • Supporting diagnosis and correction of software issues experienced in the field.
Reporting into the UK Software & Systems Manager
So what's in it for you?
  • Working for a Global Company with a great reputation in the marine industry
  • Flexible Hybrid Working - office and home working
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits package
  • Option of compressed work pattern - every other Friday off!
  • Joining a great team - No.1 reason why our employees work for us is the people
  • See products in action by participating in sea trials
  • Gain experience of a multi-disciplinary Product Development environment
  • Opportunities for advancement within Sperry Marine and the wider Northrop Grumman corporation
  • Access to training for personal development

Skills & Experience

Skills & Experience

What are we looking for?

Technical Skills

  • Experience in developing applications for the .NET Framework, particularly with experience of legacy products.
  • Good analytical skills and experience of code and design review for large projects.
  • Experience of multi-threaded and distributed applications, preferably with an understanding of network protocols and serialisation formats.
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience working with debugging and performance analysis tools on the Windows platform (e.g., Windbg, PerfView, etc.)
Industry Experience
  • Experience within an Engineering environment would be preferable (e.g., Maritime, Oil and Gas, Medical, Nuclear, etc.)
  • Experience working with hybrid teams (local and remote) would be preferable, particularly evidencing an interest in technical leadership.
Personal Characteristics
  • Conscientious and personable
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Works well independently and in a team

For external applicants only - please be aware that we require satisfactory pre-employment evidence and checks before you can commence employment with us. 

About Us

With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established our self as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7 support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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