Software Engineer

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £44.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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  • Client:


Software Engineer

Location: Warton

Duration: 12 months

Rate: £44/hr LTD

Our client seeks a Software Development Engineer within the Electronic Warfare (EW) Test Solutions (TS) team. Test Solutions, are a computing systems organisation whose primary function is the provision and support of data acquisition and simulation systems. TS computing systems are used in conjunction with systems integration rigs for the qualification and certification of aircraft platform avionics.

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following;

  • Requirements Capture
  • Software Design
  • Software Test
  • Software/Hardware Integration
  • Product Release and Delivery
  • Production of software documentation
  • Support of delivered products

Proven Ability / Key Skills


  • Extensive ADA knowledge
  • Full software lifecycle knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of military avionics systems
  • Ability to break down systems into easily understandable parts is required in order to design software which can be clearly understood and easily tested


  • Proven ability in MIL-STD-1553, STANAG-3910 and other common aircraft system interfaces, MaTE, VxWorks, PowerPC, AdaCore GnatPro and Python


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).