Java Software Engineer

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £43.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Software Engineer (x5)

Location: Yeovil, Somerset

Duration: 12 months

Rate: £43 per hour LTD

Vacancies exist for a Software Engineer to join a team developing the next generation Mission Planning product. These applications utilise leading edge technologies in a layered modular architecture to deliver a vivid user experience in a rich HMI. Work extends across multiple years to implement expanded capability for multiple Fast Jet and Helicopter platforms.

A well rounded background in Software Engineering is required, with a proven ability to deliver against tight timescales. Candidates who can demonstrate high levels of capability and experience in the following key areas are required:

Essential Skills

  1. Java development for complex desktop applications targeting Windows with a rich HMI
  2. Good problem solving skills
  3. Working in a team using the AGILE/Scrum process
  4. Good communication and time management skills

Desirable Skills

  1. Proven ability with the integrated development environment, Eclipse
  2. Knowledge of design using UML and OO development
  3. Knowledge in Mission Planning domain
  4. Knowledge in NASA World Wind
  5. Software Test Development and Execution in an AGILE/Scrum environment