Graduate Software Engineer

Contract hours: Full time

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Bristol

Line Manager: Head of Software & Avionics

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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’re looking for a Software Engineer to develop the Platform Avionics, Control Systems and Ground/Cloud Systems to for a new type of aircraft.

You’ll have broad software knowledge with basic understanding of the software development lifecycle, be keen to get involved in all aspects of the project, getting hands on solving problems as they arise.


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

  • Development of software to aerospace standards
  • Analysis and specification of requirements
  • GUI development
  • Embedded development
  • Cloud development
  • Development of internal tools to aid engineering development
  • Assist with the build and fault-finding of the project

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • 0-3 years Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant Engineering degree
  • Proficiency in at least two object oriented programming languages
  • GUI development
  • Embedded C development
  • Sensor Interfacing
  • Linux

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Experience of aerospace standards
  • Experience developing with UML
  • Experience developing in an agile framework
  • Experience using Continuous Integration
  • 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

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