Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time.
Practice Areas: Software/Systems Engineering Degree or Coding Boot Camp. Previous programming knowledge or experience is essential. Experience of supporting embedded hardware or synthetic/simulators would be highly desirable.
Salary: Highly competitive depending on experience and skillset.
Location: UK Home-based with regular travel to Farnborough and occasional wider UK and international travel
Inzpire’s Mission Training Devices (MTD) Division contains passionate engineers who possess both a deep found love for technology and a thirst to tackle difficult problems. Within MTD we exploit the latest simulation technology to deliver platforms that are focused on the training objectives our customers want to achieve. We combine commercial-off-the-shelf technology with purpose built hardware and software to ensure that the training experience is second to none. Whether it is landing a heavily laden helicopter in a dusty environment, or a soldier calling in close air support whilst under effective enemy fire, MTD provide realistic simulators that allow operators to train and hone their skills.
Whilst MTD’s primary focus is on simulation, we also support the wider Inzpire team through the creation of bespoke software applications across multiple stacks to support high-end training.
We are looking for a lead engineer to join our team. As MTD’s lead engineer you will be responsible for providing leadership and mentoring the MTD technical team as well as working with the MTD Operations Lead to ensure all current contracts are appropriately resourced and business development activity is supported. You will:
As a team we operate fully remote but do have the opportunity for occasional travel to support our various simulators both within the UK and abroad.
Being a Lead Engineer will require:
Due to the nature of elements of the role, the successful applicant must be a UK National and may be required to successfully complete National Security Vetting which may require criminal record, security service and credit reference checks; qualification will also normally require a minimum UK residency of at least 5 years.
UK Home-based with regular travel to Farnborough and occasional wider UK and international travel
30 days paid holiday plus 8 days Bank Holidays per year
Uncapped Leave Scheme (upon successful completion of probation period)
Company provided private medical and dental insurance
Annual Profit and Performance Related Pay scheme
Death in service (minimum 100k)
Company contributions into a Group Personal Pension Scheme
Business travel insurance
Funded role specific training and financial assistance with Professional Development
Tax efficient Cycle to Work and Charitable Giving schemes
Tax efficient EV company car scheme.
We genuinely recognise the benefits of a diverse and inclusive working environment. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer, supportive signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant and a 2019 Gold Award Winner within the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We are therefore delighted to offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to Service Leavers, Reservists and Military Spouses or Partners (including those of Service Leavers) who meet all our advertised requirements.
Inzpire Limited is a highly innovative and rapidly growing Defence and Technology Company who design, develop and deliver some of the world’s most advanced Defence related training, products and services.
In 2022, Inzpire has been listed as one of the ‘100 Best Large Companies to Work for’ in the UK and Midlands by Best Companies for the second year in a row and achieved ‘Best Companies 3 Star Accreditation’ and a rating of ‘world class’ for our employee engagement, for the eighth year in a row. For the last 7 years Inzpire were named as a Sunday Times ‘100 Best Small Companies to Work For’ employer and were crowned the ‘Small Employer of the Year’ at the ‘Heropreneurs Awards’ in 2019. In 2021 Inzpire were honoured with a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation, for our next-generation GECO military mission planning system.
Our team consists of very experienced and highly capable individuals, working together in a friendly and unique specialist Defence Company with a mature ‘can do’ work ethic. Our central business functions are located in an easily accessible, bright, modern Head Office to the West of Lincoln alongside our Mission Systems team while the majority of operational specialists are embedded alongside our Defence customers.
We’re delighted to welcome Duncan Sackley, who joins Inzpire as a space consultant in our growing Space Division having previously spent 35 years in the Royal Air Force.
Our team are here to help. If you have any questions, no matter how big or small, please get in touch.