Senior Software Development Engineer

Requisition Number:  12881
Company:  Springfields Fuels Ltd

Preston, LAN, GB, PR4 0XJ

Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Engineering


Energize your career with Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Engineering!  We support multiple nuclear plants types around the world, and continuously develop and innovate to ensure customer success with advances in fuel, core, and next generation plant designs.    We vigorously maintain a strong customer focus while maintaining accountabilities to Nuclear Safety in a culture that promotes the safe operation of the global nuclear fleet.  


    • Core Engineering and Fuel Engineering Technology
      • Utilize state-of-the-art software tools to optimize fuel management and core designs
      • Maintain licensed methodologies for multiple nuclear plant types
      • Advance methodologies and software technologies for innovative products that enhance the operations of the nuclear fleet
      • Maintain Best-in-Class technical engineering leadership within Westinghouse and with our industry partners around the world


Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to

provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most

valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while

recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, Fuel Engineering Technology

is looking for an experienced software engineer to join the Software Design Engineering Team and perform complex software design, and provide technical leadership in design, development, training, performance, and delivery of complex products and services.

Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, is looking to hire a Senior Software Development Engineer for their Springfields, UK location.

Major Focus of Position:

Perform software engineering design and testing in support of the Westinghouse nuclear analysis, utility, and related code systems in a strongly regulated software environment. This includes software tasks through all phases of the lifecycle, including setting requirements, defining software and data designs, implementing the designs in code, developing test plans, executing test plans, and documenting each of these phases.

In this position, a successful candidate can expect to work as part of a team including but not limited to:

  • Receive training and feedback from experienced mentor, and mentor other new developers
  • Develop, modify, and maintain software applications on Linux and Windows platforms
  • Perform software verification and validation
  • Document the work that was performed, in accordance with required engineering procedures
  • Lead or participate in code reviews and inspections of work performed by peers
  • Communicate effectively with software development team including status reporting (e.g., quality, budget, schedule)
  • Supporting general Core Engineering Design code, procedure and methods development and updates
  • Leading training, development and qualification of other software engineers
  • Developing software project proposals including: technical scope descriptions, schedules and cost estimates

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • 4-Year Degree or equivalent in one or more of the following disciplines:
    • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in one or more of the following disciplines
    • Software development
    • Nuclear engineering/physics
  • Experience in software projects that follow software engineering standards (requirements, design, implementation, testing)
  • Working understanding of data modeling approaches
  • Working understanding of software test approaches
  • Understanding of end users’ expectations of software
  • Experience with modern programming languages such as C/C++, Fortran 95/2003, Java, Python, or C#/.NET
  • Experience with source code version control systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Proficiency in English language, critical for reading and writing technical documents
  • Effective communications skills, written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively in an international team-oriented environment
  • Possess a mindset for finding, analyzing and efficiently solving variety of software related problems
  • Possess a mindset for working in a regulated business industry following defined processes and procedures
  • Aptitude to work with little guidance and oversight
  • Experience organizing and leading team of software engineers
  • Highly organized and task focused
  • Motivated to self-learn and develop

Extra Consideration for Candidates with knowledge and experience in:

  • Nuclear engineering knowledge and experience

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