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Software Engineer

Thales

, United Kingdom

XPI Simulation is a world-leading provider of driver training simulation solutions, serving clients ranging from police forces and charities to Formula 1 motorsport teams. With many years’ experience at the forefront of developing real-time 3D graphics technology, the XPI team have built a reputation for delivering high quality simulation and training. The business also invests heavily in research, and as part of that commitment is developing next generation rapid 3D modelling and visual solutions.

XPI’s success and innovation has been recognized and in November 2013 XPI became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Thales group, a £14 billion multi-national organization with 65000 employees worldwide and 5000 in the UK. XPI uniquely offers fantastic job opportunities with the benefits of working in an innovative and friendly small company backed up with the stability and career opportunities of a large organisation.

The Role

As a Software Research Engineer to work on various research and development tasks for the UK MoD, specifically looking at Synthetic environments, interoperability, standards, computer generated forces (CGF) and synthetic image generation.

Key responsibilities
Research into various upcoming technologies to determine benefits
Research and development tasks, looking at Synthetic environments, interoperability, standards, computer generated forces and synthetic image generation.
Providing constructive feedback and guidance to ensure we achieve the best possible solution whilst fostering an open and encouraging team environment.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Degree in Software Engineering/Computer Science/Maths or Physics with a significant software bias or equivalent
Experience in Military Training and Simulation Systems
Experience in Research tasks
Skills in object-oriented design and programming in C/C++
Genuine and demonstrable creativity tempered by strong organisational skills and well-rounded communication and relationship building abilities


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