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Software Engineer

Requisition ID:  120233
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Fareham (1205)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.


You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

Role Summary

Are you a Software Engineer, looking to progress your career with a leader in the aerospace and defence arena?


Here at Parker Meggitt, we're opening our doors to someone who has lots of experience of embedded software - it's an absolute must if you wan to join our team!


It would be great if you're also experienced in working on the full software lifecycle, whilst providing extended expertise in the design and development of a range of software, BUT if not, don't let stop you from applying - we're BIG on providing support and development to our employees.

Core Responsibilities

  • Capturing, decomposing, and obtains functional requirements to develop technical specifications
  • Applying software standards to architect, designing, developing, integrating and testing software applications
  • Performing, track and control internal project activities and managing external sub-contractors (including offshore verification partners)
  • Supporting other members of the team with knowledge of best practices and safety-critical development
  • Creating periodical status reports for key functions
  • Identifying continuous improvement opportunities, including standardisation of tools and processes
  • Performing additional responsibilities as assigned

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • You must be UK-based for this position
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any STEM subject or equivalent industry experience
  • Solid experience of embedded software development (ideally C or C++)
  • Ability to explain a range of complex technical information
  • Ability to research and analyse data effectively        
  • Well-organised, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Strong prioritisation skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers



  • Experience of full software lifecycle
  • Safety critical background, delivering software projects (from requirements capture to realisation) in the aerospace or similar high technology sectors
  • Knowledge of interface and communication protocols (e.g. ARINC429, CAN, SPI)

What We Offer

Parker Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth, and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:


  • Career development and opportunities to progress
  • Free on-site car parking
  • An on-site restaurant and Starbucks offering subsidised food
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Resource Groups to represent and promote our diversity and inclusion
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perks – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Share Buying scheme
  • Annual volunteering day off
  • On-site changing rooms, showers and lockers

Parker Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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