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Simulator Programmer

Posted:  05/01/18
Location:  RAF Shawbury
Contract:  Permanent
Closing date:  21/01/18

To write, edit, debug and amend Lesson Plans for the use in 7 x Flight Training Devices (FTDs) and 4 x Command & Tactics Trainers (CTTs) under the guidance of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).  The role will be focussed around a Tactical Scenario Generating System (TSGS) using CAE Strive CGF software and will involve the production of a local training package.  The successful applicant would also be expected to assist with general IT issues and will need to satisfy MoD security requirements and vetting processes.

Key Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience


In return, we will provide you with a generous benefits package including the equivalent to 25 days annual leave, a Defined Contribution Pension plan, access to a range of flexible benefits, an Employee Assistance Programme, and Private Medical Insurance.

Our Values

One Ascent Team

Ability and evidence of being a role model of Ascent values:





Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence Security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.

Conflicts of Interest

In order to discharge Ascent’s primary UKMFTS duty to the MOD to identify and avoid or mitigate conflicts of interest in conjunction with our activities as MOD’s Training Service Partner, Ascent must ensure that no employee or secondee working for Ascent is materially restricted by any conflict of interest when carrying out duties and functions on its behalf. Therefore, candidates who are currently working for or have been employed during the previous 2 years by organisations such as MOD, Babcock, Lockheed Martin or any related group entity or any organisation bidding into the UKMFTS contract should note that Ascent reserves the right to request further information in relation to that candidate’s current or previous employment history and/or take other appropriate steps to ensure Ascent’s full compliance with its primary obligation. Any concerns you have should be discussed with the Ascent HR representative prior to submitting of a Curriculum Vitae.

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