Software Engineer - Maritime Systems

  • Location

    Dorchester, Dorset

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    Nick Wallwork

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Role:

Application of a software engineering approach to undertake all tasks within a software development lifecycle. The role will be to support the development of software systems for above-water and underwater solutions, products and systems.

The role may require you to act as software lead/manager at system and/or subsystem level

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required:

* Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a software engineering or related discipline
* Preferably have an understanding of military systems, in particular maritime systems
* Experience of Software Engineering Lifecycle processes and tools
* Understanding of Open Systems Architectures and Principles
* Ability to solve complex problems and to critically review results and methods to ensure quality
* Ability to expand knowledge into new domain areas and work across domains, i.e. integration of equipment and software
* Awareness of ISO 9001 and TickITplus standards
* Understanding of software configuration management
* Excellent communication skills, including delivery of presentations
* Good written skills, particularly technical report writing
* Ability to communicate with expert and non-expert stakeholders

Ideally the candidate will have experience in one or more of the following domain areas:

 Combat Management Systems
 Inboard Processing Systems
 Autonomous Vehicles

Primary software skills/experience (not all required):

* Requirements: DOORS 9.6 / NG
* Architecture: Unified Modelling Language, SysML, Enterprise Architect
* Databases: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB
* Virtualisation: VMware vCentre / vSphere / Horizon View, Linux Containers, Docker
* Development: C++, C, Visual Studio, Java / JavaFX / Netbeans, LabView, MATLAB
* Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile, Lean, Test-Driven Development
* Networks: TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP
* Software Safety: DEF STAN 00-56 & IEC 61508 or equivalent
* Testing: Unit Testing, Junit, CppUnit, Automated Testing, Integration Testing, Test Execution, Test Reporting
* HMI design and development