Software Simulation Engineer

Bristol, Barnstaple or Beckington (with a mix of office and home-based working)

Up to £48k DOE + Benefits

We are SEA.

Engineered to protect. We protect what matters – our nations, our waters, our land, our cities, our people, our environment, our world.

Join us.

We are hiring for an exciting position with our complex systems team as a Research Analyst.

In this role you will apply numerical and analytical methods to create mathematical models of observed and predicted behaviour, extract information from data providing domain specific knowledge and insight.

What we offer

Your work, your contribution, deserves to be recognised and rewarded. Have a look at the benefits we offer:


Work life balance:

  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus buy and sell
  • Up to 16 days flexi leave accrual
  • Half day Fridays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive special paid leave


    Family & wellbeing:

  • Private medical health insurance & Employee Assistance Program
  • All Staff Bonus
  • Group Pension Plan of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing centre
  • Sports & Social activities
  • Employee Discounts portal – online and instore discounts, travel savings etc
  • Canada Life GP and financial advice
  • Life assurance policy
  • Publication and recruitment bonus rewards
  • Development opportunities, including LinkedIn learning

    Facilities & resources:

  • Electric vehicle charging points at all sites
  • Private seated lunch areas
  • Onsite bistro (Barnstaple office) and free hot and cold beverages
  • Onsite showers and toiletries provision
  • Free onsite parking

What you’ll be doing

  • Apply mathematical and programmatic methods to perform the extraction, cleansing, manipulation, reduction, analysis, classification, evaluation, prediction, and visualisation of data to extract information and insight.
  • Design and implement mathematical models of observed and predicted, behaviour and performance. Researching the business and/or application domain as necessary to attain an appropriate level of fidelity.
  • Evaluate data against reference models of observed or predicted behaviour to quantify performance, accuracy and identify anomalies and causes of variance.
  • Configuration management of models and software. Develop domain knowledge expertise and provide support as required.

The skills you need

Top 3 essential Skills

  • Data analysis and visualisation
  • Numerical/Mathematical Modelling
  • Python/Matlab Programming

Top 3 desirable Skills

  • Related PhD/ Research Experience
  • C/C++ Algorithm development
  • Signal processing


Join us and be part of something smaller – with 300 people in the UK and Canada – doing something bigger: protecting what matters. 


If you would like to know more, please give our Talent Acquisition Advisor, Ethan a call on 01373 852304.





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