Careers at Micro Nav

Thank you for your interest in a career at Micro Nav Limited. In this section you will find details of any current vacancies and the associated qualifications and experience that we are looking for from prospective candidates.

Micro Nav is a private company that was established in Bournemouth in 1988. Since that time the company has built an excellent reputation in the field of Air Traffic Control and aviation software simulation systems and solutions. Micro Nav has more than 70 customers in over 35 countries around the world. Micro Nav's systems are used to train Air Traffic Controllers at some of the busiest airports in the world. The Company offices are located in Seabourne Road, Southbourne and are only a few minutes walk from Pokesdown train station.

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We look forward to hearing from you soon.

A Systems Tester is required to join our award-winning company and a world leader in the delivery of simulation and training solutions for Air Traffic Control operations.

You will perform testing and configuration procedures on our software systems to ensure all errors are identified and corrected before release.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

- To read all the documents and understand what needs to be tested

- To prepare Test documentation i.e. Test Specifications, Test Plans, Acceptance Test Specifications

- Based on the information procured in the above step decide how it is to be tested

- Develop test cases and prioritise testing activities

- Execute all the test cases, report and record defects, define severity and priority for each defect

- Be responsible for defining and executing regression testing

- To show by testing that requirements are met

- To comply with Configuration Management requirements, including the version control system

- To comply with requirements of the company Quality Management System

- To represent the company during Site Acceptance Testing

- To represent the company during Factory Acceptance Testing

- To configure internal test systems

- To configure end-user systems as directed by the relevant manager

- To help System Delivery with installation activities when required

- Ensure deadlines are met or notify any potential shortcomings that may impact upon the deadline

 

Skills and Experience:

- Minimum of 2 years’ testing experience

- Knowledge of ATC environment would be a distinct advantage

- Knowledge in automation, i.e Python

- Good IT skills

- Broad understanding of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office products

- Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders;

- Organisational skills with the capability of working towards tight deadlines

- Taking ownership of issues and ensuring the problems are resolved

- Proactive in checking, understanding and planning work, requires minimal guidance

- Able to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently

- Ability to negative test

- Working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle

- Experience of working within an AGILE environment

- The ability to switch between tasks

- Be able to work under pressure to ensure deadlines are met

 

 

Job Type: Full-time

We are looking to recruit a Software Team Leader to join our growing team.

The purpose of the role is to develop software and supporting documentation according to the requirements of both internal and external customer, using a team of Software Engineers to achieve this task where appropriate.

Key duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Modify the company’s products to fulfil the requirements allocated as per the company’s procedures.
  • Assess assigned work packages to identify the changes required and the best way to implement them.
  • Provide a plan to implement requirements and be able to organise a team to meet the plan.
  • Test the software produced to verify that any changes fulfil the requirements of the work package and that no other areas of the system have been detrimentally impacted by the changes.
  • Review code, task estimates, designs, solutions etc produced by others, according to the company’s guidelines and your expert judgement.
  • Drive code reviews.
  • Produce or review high level designs & high-level solutions for other team members.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members, other departments, and management.
  • Communicate effectively with customers where required.
  • Consider and suggest ways to help the company improve its procedures and processes.
  • Be capable of organising (including task deadlines & task slippage), mentoring, reviewing, and approving other team members’ work.
  • Gather, analyse and produce requirements both at a functional and software level.
  • Analyse reported software issues, either internally or from customers.
  • Appraise Senior Software Engineers and Software Engineers according to the company’s guidelines.
  • Provide site support, installation and technical training for customers.

 

The technical requirements we are looking for:

  • Experience of Microsoft Visual Studio C#, Borland C++ Builder, Agile, Scrum, Python, Automated Testing, Unit Testing and Air Traffic Control would be a distinct advantage.
  • Competent in the use of 1 or more Integrated Development Environments.
  • Understand version control and version control software.
  • Familiarity with the Windows family of operating systems.

The education and experience we are looking for:

  • Considerable proven experience in software development and team management at an appropriate level.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent in Software Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Experience of producing software as part of a team.
  • Experience of the full software development life-cycle.
  • Experience of a varied technical base.
  • Experience of supervising other staff

 

We have a collaborative, open plan office with flexible start/finish times around core hours of 10am-4pm. We also offer:

- Free car parking

- Opportunities for overseas travel

- Regular knowledge sharing sessions with like-minded colleagues

- 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)

- Corporate gym membership discount

- Pension scheme

- Life assurance

- Discounted on-line shopping portal

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Free refreshments

- Dress down Fridays

- Free freshly baked cakes from a local bakery on Fridays!

 

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for then please apply now.

Micro Nav is an award-winning company and a world leader in the delivery of training solutions for Air Traffic Control operations. Micro Nav products are a mission critical training resource for aviation authorities around the world. The Company is seeking to increase the capacity of its busy project office by the addition of a professional Project Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Business Operations you will lead teams delivering outstanding service to customers around the world. Consequently this role will require international travel to customer sites.

 

The successful applicant will be expected to:

Manage all project resources and deliver project results which meet, or exceed, customer, financial and schedule requirements;

Lead multi-disciplinary teams to ensure effective cross functional collaboration throughout the project lifecycle;

Ensure that project information and reports are available when required and are easily understood at all levels;

Implement project governance and control according to Micro Nav's procedures and requirements;

Manage risks and issues to ensure that threats to the successful delivery of project objectives are removed or adequately controlled;

Identify and realise opportunities to exceed project objectives by improving customer value, financial performance, schedule and other project results;

Contribute to the development and success of Micro Nav by identifying and incorporating project insights into Micro Nav's body of knowledge for the benefit of other projects and Micro Nav's wider business activities;

 

The ideal applicant will be:

A professional Project Manager with experience of building excellent customer relationships and delivering large scale projects with significant software development content;

Able to demonstrate a record of achieving project objectives through the delivery of outstanding customer value and the achievement of revenue, profit and schedule targets;

Able to use their exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills to promote effective team working and a can do approach to problem solving and the achievement of project objectives;

A PRINCE2 practitioner or a professional member of the APM or PMI;

Familiar with the fundamental principles of Air Traffic Control;

 

Benefits

We have a collaborative, open plan office with flexible start/finish times around core hours of 10am-4pm. We also offer:

  • Free car parking
  • Opportunities for overseas travel
  • Regular knowledge sharing sessions with like-minded colleagues
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Discounted on-line shopping portal
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free refreshments
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Free freshly baked cakes from a local bakery on Fridays!

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for then please apply now by sending your cv to recruitment@micronav.co.uk or completing our online application form

We are looking for motivated Software Engineers experienced in C++ and the full development lifecycle on a MS Windows platform. If successful, you will to create software and its supporting documentation to fully meet our customers’ bespoke needs and adhere to some very tight deadlines.

Any experience of Microsoft Visual Studio C#, Borland C++ Builder, Agile, Scrum, Python, Automated Testing, Unit Testing and Air Traffic Control would be a distinct advantage.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a drive for continuous improvement and motivation for self-development.

We have a collaborative, open plan office with flexible start/finish times around core hours of 10am-4pm. We also offer:

  • Free car parking
  • Opportunities for overseas travel
  • Regular knowledge sharing sessions with like-minded colleagues
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Discounted on-line shopping portal
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free refreshments
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Free freshly baked cakes from a local bakery on Fridays!

If you have a degree in Software Engineering or a related discipline and are interested in joining us then please apply now by sending your cv to recruitment@micronav.co.uk or completing our online application form