Scientific Software Engineer
Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Anonymous
CV deadline: 05/01 (Email Removed) 1130
Security clearance: SC
We are looking for a SC cleared Scientific Software Engineer with a strong software development background, including Object Oriented (OO) design, preferably with some experience of C#.
The developer will be required to advance the internal Dstl capability to model helicopters, UAS and other rotary wing platforms carrying out aviation tasks within a complex battlespace through use of AFSIM.
Support is required in using AFSIM to develop a range of vignettes within which to test various aviation concepts.
The key tasks will be:
1) Assessment of AFSIM for aviation modelling to include:
-Assessment of LOS model
-Assessment of ground clutter representation
-Assessment of ability to represent Low Ambient Light Operations
2) Development of a number of vignettes within AFSIM, to include:
-A range of threat systems, including optical, IR and RF threats
-Representations of current aviation platforms / capability and the validation of platform performance against known data
-A representation of a range of novel concepts, including platform, sensor and C2.
-Creation of a range of low-order AIs to represent behaviours and decision trees An example vignette has been
A strong software development background, including Object Oriented (OO) design, preferably with some experience of C#. The development framework in use is a custom language with close similarity to C# and uses an OO approach. Evidence will be required of applying the systems engineering approach to a software problem, including version control, V&V and requirements capture/setting.
-Experience of working in the defence sector
-Knowledge of rotorcraft
-Understanding of C2 links
-Knowledge of aviation tactics
-Awareness of enemy threat systems
As well as the specific experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience of a Scientific Software Engineer to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion.
If you meet the experience required above please apply/contact me ASAP for the full job spec. Thank you