Software Developer

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £43 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kevin Burke

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Software Engineer
Rate: £43 Per Hour
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Yeovil


This role is working on our client's Mission Planning product. It is in service on a growing number of rotary wing platforms and being targeted for the fast jet market. Successful candidates will be required to work in Agile sprint teams of approximately 8, executing tasks including requirements analysis, design, implementation and testing of the product and its platform specific instantiations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Completion of software tasks to project processes and software development, within schedule and cost
  • Testing of functionality
  • Accurate reporting progress and providing feedback to stakeholders
  • Supporting System Test and Integration Activities
  • Production of appropriate technical documentation
  • Participation in peer reviews of own and others' work products
  • Configuration of all artefacts
  • Generation and management of requirements
  • Design, Code and Test of technical solutions
  • You may also be required to resolve internal and customer reported issues
  • As part of the software team you will be expected to work closely with team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily activities

Key Skills

  • An understanding of the full software development lifecycle, from requirements & design through to requirements tracing and delivery
  • An understanding of software development processes (e.g. design, coding, unit testing), experience of development tools (e.g. UML design tools, code IDEs)
  • Desktop-based applications (Java/C#/C++ with Eclipse RCP)
  • Windows target environments
  • Object-oriented design/development including UML

Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).