Software Engineer

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £47.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kevin Burke

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Software Engineer
Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Duration: 6 Months
Rate: £47 per hour LTD

A vacancy exists within a multinational aerospace, security, and defence company for a Software Engineer to apply developed skill in the implementation of technical solutions, specifically, their testing and verification. The role holder will also be required to assist in the diagnosis and identification of solutions to any issues identified.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understanding approved technical designs,
  • Developing software solutions in line with the approved technical designs,
  • Accurately reporting on own progress,
  • Completing work to a high standard and within estimates,
  • Supporting System Test Activities.

Skills/Proven Ability

The role holder should demonstrate:

  • A reasonable understanding of the software development lifecycle, from design through to test.
  • A working knowledge of software development processes (e.g. design, coding, unit testing and configuration), and development tools (e.g. code editors, source code control, defect reporting systems).
  • Proven ability in an appropriate programming language ie Java, Javascript or C++.
  • Proven ability with project specific tools and processes such as DOORS and Enterprise Architect.

Knowledge of Tactical Data Links and Datalink processing from a software implementation perspective would be advantageous.

Additional Security Information: Due to the sensitive nature of the product, all applicants must have worked in the defence industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining a UK MoD Security Clearance (SC level minimum).