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.

To apply for a position please visit our 'How to Apply' page for more information. 

Benefits

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

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

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Systems Tester – based in Bournemouth

  • Are you someone who enjoys problem solving?
  • Are you motivated and adaptable with an eye for detail?

Then you may be a perfect fit for the Systems Tester role at Micro Nav!

We are looking for someone who has a keen eye for quality control and the ability to see a problem before it arises and resolve it. As a Systems Tester you will perform testing and configuration on our software systems to ensure all errors are identified and corrected before release.

Who are we?

Located in Bournemouth, 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 valuable training resource for aviation authorities around the world. Support is a core value here at Micro Nav, so we work closely together to support and aid each other in a comfortable and proactive environment. With our open layout offices, we make sure that every member of our company is a part of the team, able to view every aspect of our company and overall mission. With our monthly ‘all-hands’ updates, we keep you involved every step of the way.

What Skills do you need?

Candidates are recommended to have the following skills:

  • Manual testing
  • Regression testing
  • Ability to test to strict requirements
  • Adaptability and eagerness to learn

This role is needed to support a new, pioneering product of the Quadrant Group called Quadrant INTERACT™. Product design, software development and functional testing for INTERACT is all managed from Micro Nav’s Bournemouth UK offices.

Why INTERACT?

Due to expansion, we are very excited to invite new people to our dedicated INTERACT project team. INTERACT is a truly innovative, game-changing product in the world of pilot training and flight simulation, and is set to increase dramatically the realism of flight simulators globally. INTERACT introduces full synthetic air traffic control and other traffic in to professional flight simulators used to train both civil and military pilots. The environment in the simulator is much more realistic using INTERACT, supporting realistic flight crew workloads and greatly enhancing their training experience. INTERACT incorporates artificial intelligence, speech recognition and synthesis technologies, delivering the next generation of environment simulation for flight simulator training devices and pilot training programmes.

For more on INTERACT, and to see the product in training, see our microsite: www.quadrantinteract.com

 

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for, and are interested in joining us, 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 Programmes 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;

Familiarity with the fundamental principles of Air Traffic Control is desirable;

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Software Engineer – based in Bournemouth

  • Do you enjoy being creative?
  • Are you motivated and adaptable with an eye for detail?

Then you may be a perfect fit for the Software Engineer role at Micro Nav!

We are looking for someone who enjoys the challenges of software development within the world of simulation. You should be someone with a keen attention to detail, as well as the drive to create new and exciting elements in our product. As a Software Engineer you will help to develop our pioneering Air Traffic Control software and be a key member within challenging projects.

Who are we?

Located in Bournemouth, 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 valuable training resource for aviation authorities around the world. Support is a core value here at Micro Nav, so we work closely together to support and aid each other in a comfortable and proactive environment. With our open layout offices, we make sure that every member of our company is a part of the team, able to view every aspect of our company and overall mission. With our monthly ‘all-hands’ updates, we keep you involved every step of the way.

What Skills do you need?

Candidates are recommended to have the following skills:

  • C#
  • Application Development
  • Adaptability and eagerness to learn

This role is needed to support a new, pioneering product of the Quadrant Group called Quadrant INTERACT™. Product design, software development and functional testing for INTERACT is all managed from Micro Nav’s Bournemouth UK offices.

Why INTERACT?

Due to expansion, we are very excited to invite new people to our dedicated INTERACT project team. INTERACT is a truly innovative, game-changing product in the world of pilot training and flight simulation, and is set to increase dramatically the realism of flight simulators globally. INTERACT introduces full synthetic air traffic control and other traffic in to professional flight simulators used to train both civil and military pilots. The environment in the simulator is much more realistic using INTERACT, supporting realistic flight crew workloads and greatly enhancing their training experience. INTERACT incorporates artificial intelligence, speech recognition and synthesis technologies, delivering the next generation of environment simulation for flight simulator training devices and pilot training programmes.

For more on INTERACT, and to see the product in training, see our microsite: www.quadrantinteract.com

 

If you have a degree in Software Engineering or a related discipline and are interested in joining us then please apply now.