Development and deployment of software used to control and monitor unmanned surface vehicles
per year* Citation
- Product development in the maritime autonomy environment
- See work in real life scenarios
- Opportunity to go to sea
Autonomous systems are key technologies of the future. ASV stands for autonomous surface vehicles; this role focuses on the application of autonomy and automation to the environment at sea. In this role, a Software Engineer will develop the software that is used to control and monitor unmanned surface vehicles. A Software Engineer will have the opportunity to work with the lifecycle of a product as it progresses from conception to being operational in the water. It is possible to work at sea for some of the time.
A main responsibility of this role is coding, mostly for hardware, and testing for other autonomy systems, however the working environment can be fantastically varied. There is a lot of practical work in varied environments, such as being desk-based and writing code, working in the workshops with hardware, and working in vessels at sea.
It is essential to have a passion for technology and be able to solve problems. To be successful in undertaking an apprenticeship, it is advised to have A-levels in STEM based subjects.
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMPLOYER
About L3Harris Portchester – L3Harris is redefining the way the world works at sea with industry leading autonomous boat technology. The company specialises in the design, manufacturing and operation of autonomous boats and control systems.
As the maritime industry’s autonomy partner of choice, L3Harris is powering the Royal Navy’s adoption of autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) technology as well as delivering autonomous capability to UK ports and harbours and offshore energy service providers. L3Harris has delivered more than 100 ASV systems. United Kingdom | L3Harris™ Fast. Forward.
Apprentice Software Engineer
Autonomous systems are key technologies of the future. ASV stands for autonomous surface vehicles; this role focuses on the application...