Software Engineer - Aerospace

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Software Engineer- 12Months - Cheltenham

My client is looking for a highly experienced Software Engineer, for an initial 12-month contract, subject to likely extension, based in Cheltenham. The role is working with a large organisation within the aerospace industry.

Key Activities:

  • Coming up with concepts that utilise graphics to convey information in an easily assimilated and intuitive way reducing pilot workload taking advantage of multiple interactive means (particularly touch)
  • Efficient ( in terms of minimising platform resources to achieve a required level of performance) implementation of ARINC 661 user applications

Essential Responsibilities:

Ideally experience of developing aircraft Cockpit Display system applications such as:

  • Primary Flight Displays
  • Flight Mode Annunciation
  • Cautions and Warnings
  • Checklists
  • Navigation Displays
  • Radio Tuning
  • Synoptics
  • Engine Indicators
  • At a minimum someone who has used COTs graphics tools such as Adobe illustrator and Inkscape to design Graphical Human Interfaces. C#
  • Alternative backgrounds may be Automotive dash displays or even mobile phone applications any industrial machine interfaces

Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiarity with ARINC 661
  • Someone who has used VAPS or SCADE display or iData tools.
  • Familiarity with ARINC 653 operating systems
  • Embedded software design for high integrity using C or C++
  • Rhapsody
  • Familiarity with moving map applications
  • Familiarity with DO 178C