Graduate Software Engineer Gloucester 2024

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Lockheed Martin UK are hiring multiple Engineering Graduates to join the Software Engineering teams on programmes across the business. Positions are available at our C6ISR business, in Gloucester.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for tasks as assigned by the Software Lead. The Software Engineer will report to the Software Engineering manager and be under the general direction of the Software Lead.


  • Working with senior engineers in discussions with customers during requirements analysis, converting operational needs into technical requirements specifications.
  • Contributing to design of high level software architectures.
  • Designing and implementing software solutions based on Business Requirements.
  • Supporting implementation teams throughout development, testing, and system acceptance phases.
  • Supporting Integration & Test team during formal test phases.
  • Performing technical investigations of problems raised against the operational systems.
  • Working with Business Development and Programme Management during capture & proposal phases.
  • Producing and reporting appropriate metrics to demonstrate progress to management and to guide decision-making.

The candidate will be exposed to several disciplines (Systems, Software Engineering, Integration & Test, and Infrastructure) as well as Programme Management during the placement, and will work on all stages of the Software Development Lifecycle.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Degree in a STEM subject, preferably Computer Science or Software Engineering but all STEM degrees will be considered
  • Good Communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Good IT skills in a range of SW packages
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage own time to meet program needs

What we offer you

At Lockheed Martin our employees come first and therefore your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment you can expect so much more.

We are an employer in support of and offering Flexible working with the option to also work a 4 day week depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off. We offer Competitive salaries alongside a flexible holiday entitlement.

We have a Wealth of benefits available to you that can be selected through our wellbeing tool upon commencement of employment. Just a few of our amazing benefits are shown below:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Dental
  • Critical Illness
  • Life Assurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Employee discounts for top high street shops
  • Employee Assistance Program which includes free face to face counselling sessions, Legal advice, Financial advice, etc
  • Internal training and development alongside out Education assistance programmes
  • Reimbursement for a professional membership
  • Competitive policies that support flexibility and family leave inclusive of enhanced maternity leave
DEADLINE 10th January 2024