Senior Software Engineer

UK Defence - Maritime - Land Sector - Security Clearance - C++ - Secret and Top Secret

Your new company

This business is a thriving independent UK defence contractor specialising in the design, development, integration and through-life support of Communications and Electronic Systems. As a systems engineering house, they have a proven track record for the rapid realisation of demanding defence industry design tasks combined with high quality manufacturing

Your new role
As a Senior Software Engineer you will be required to design, develop, and review software whilst managing, motivating and developing other Software Engineers. My client provides opportunities to grow and develop your own skills and knowledge as well as providing all the support necessary to help you be a success. You will work on a multitude of different systems, and you will undertake design activities at equipment and system levels.

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Software design, development, reviews and implementation
  • Technical governance of a portfolio of projects
  • Undertake the duties of a Software Lead where additional support may be required
  • Be a decision maker when it comes to suitability of engineering design solutions
  • Ensure software mentoring across project personnel
  • Support the research and development of products within the company, to improve on quality, efficiency, and cost

What you'll need to succeed

  • In depth knowledge and experience of software design and development
  • Proficient in C++, Java, Linux
  • Knowledge of NetBeans or RedHat would be a plus
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and provide support to the Business Development team
  • Ability to work as part of a national team as well as independently
  • Chartered member of a professional institution or working towards Chartered status would be a plus
  • Must be able to attain UK Security Clearance and hold a full driving license

What you'll get in return

You will get to work for a company at the forefront of their industry, whilst working on projects and systems that greatly benefit the defence of the U.K. Competitive salary available, dependant on experience. You will work within a confident, competent team and you will be integrating with military personnel. Salary can be confirmed if you get in contact or apply, it just cannot be advertised on this advert.

What you need to do now

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Job Type
Working Pattern
Government & Public Services
Software Development
Salary is competitive and negotiable

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Daryl Angel, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Bournemouth
Ground Floor, Waverley House, 115 – 119 Holdenhurst Road

Telephone: 01202048614

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