Advanced Software Engineer

Contract hours: Full time

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Bristol

Line Manager: Head of Digital Systems

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Job Description

Vertical Aerospace is building technology to revolutionise how people fly. Our mission is to make air travel personal, on-demand and carbon-free.

We are looking for a high-profile Software Engineer to take the lead of the automated system testbed development.


Your duties will be wide ranging and varied and will include:

  • Key contributor / Leading development of SW architecture
  • Key contributor / Leading developing to aerospace standards where required
  • Analysis and specification of requirements
  • Embedded development
  • GUI Development
  • Creation and maintenance of internal tools to aid development and test
  • Assist with the build and fault-finding of the project

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • 5-7 years experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant Engineering degree
  • Proficiency in C++ and at least one other object oriented programming language
  • Experience with Python or similar scripting languages
  • Experience with UML
  • Experience developing in an agile framework
  • Experience using Continuous Integration
  • Experience of certifying to aerospace standards
  • Linux
  • Experience in network development

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Experience of certifying to aerospace standards
  • GUI development
  • Masters or PhD Computer Science or relevant Engineering discipline
  • Experience with building and testing systems on UAS
  • Experience in web technologies, AWS & databases
  • Understanding of machine learning techniques
  • Experience with autocoding from Matlab and/or Simulink
  • Experience with developing for functional safety

To apply for this role, submit your CV and a covering letter to us.