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Senior Sloftware Engineer

  • Location: Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Up to £60.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Software Development
  • Contact: Lorraine Ryan
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months +
  • Start Date: asap
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 27 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 192019LR_1627487860

We have a further opportunity for a SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER based in Whitehaven, Cumbria - working on nuclear projects.

The successful Candidate will join an established team developing applications for radiometric instrumentation and associated measurement services.

In addition to demonstrable software development skills, we are looking for enthusiastic engineers who can work collaboratively within their colleagues to deliver multiple projects, and have the ability to innovate through the application of emerging technologies to our problem domains.

As a senior engineer, the ability to lead and influence design decisions, peer review the work of others and mentor team members are also essential.

Target platforms are typically the Windows desktop or corporate intranet and our Software Engineers are expected to contribute across the full development lifecycle, from tendering and estimating through to post-delivery support and maintenance requiring expertise in design and testing in addition to coding skills across the full stack from device drivers and relational databases through to SPA frameworks.

The ideal candidate will hold a Degree (or equivalent qualification) in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related subject, and experience in the following areas:

Object oriented design
Use Case analysis
Ability to produce architectural, component and detailed designs based upon SOLID principles
Ideally with experience of using Sparx Enterprise Architect CASE tool
Familiarity with design patterns, tiered architectures, UML

Essential Coding Skills - main project
Visual Studio IDE
C#, Entity Framework Core
TypeScript, Vue.js - although application with experience of other common SPA frameworks would be considered
RESTful Web API development
NPM and WebPack bundling
Coding standards and static analysis tools

Advantageous Coding Skills - other project work packages
C#, .NET
JavaScript, HTML, CSS
Visual C++, COM, MFC
SQL and MS SQL Server, Reporting Services - in addition, Oracle familiarity would be advantageous
Power BI

Test automation using common test and mocking frameworks for the languages/environments above
Coverage tool familiarity

Version Management
Familiar with formal version management systems
Ideally with experience of the Git version control tool.

Software development is performed on an accredited network and a security clearance is required. Applications and services are delivered to clients in regulated environments and all work is controlled under a Quality Assurance system accredited to ISO:9001.

The existing team members are based in West Cumbria. Many of the tasks to be delivered by this role can delivered remotely, however, there will be activities that require a physical presence in one of our offices and therefore the successful applicant must be prepared to work from one of our main site locations when required - Whitehaven, Sellafield, Warrington, Leicester, or Bristol.

In addition, occasional trips to client sites will be required.