Senior Software Engineer

£380 - £415 per day
08 Nov 2017
06 Dec 2017
Dale Williams
Clearance Level
Job Type

Senior Software Engineer required reporting to the Software Team Lead. The successful candidate will be a key player within the Software development team working closely with Systems Engineering to add new capability. The role spans the full software development life-cycle encompassing requirements derivation, architectural design analysis, implementation, integration and test.

Typical activities will include:

Interpret functional and non-functional software requirements embodying them in detailed software designs that align with the broader software architecture.

Develop and update software solutions, using the C++ programming language, validating fulfilment of requirements and adherence to detailed software designs.

Effectively identify defect and failure root cause, then using the knowledge gained, identify appropriate design and implementation changes to effect resolution.

Perform all software tasks in full adherence to the project's software development process, associated policies and guidelines.

Ensure component regression tests are maintained and extended in-line with new development and defect resolutions.

Supply accurate effort and timescales estimates for assigned software tasks and report progress to line manager.

The successful candidate will have the below skills/experience:

Considerable experience across Software Requirements Capture, Architectural Design, Implementation and Test.

Professional experience developing distributed, multi-threaded, real-time software systems.

Professional experience implementing software applications and services using C++

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Proficient in design capture in UML using Object Orientated Design (OOD) methodologies

Familiarity with software configuration and change control best practice

Strong communication skills including excellent written and spoken English.

Hold or be capable of holding security clearance.

The below skills are also highly desirable:

Experience of leading small groups of software engineers in developing new system capabilities

Embedded System design.

Rhapsody or equivalent UML modelling tool.

MISRA C++:2008 guidelines.

Static code analysis tools such as LDRA.

Greenhills MULTI and Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 development environments.

SVN configuration management tool.

GUI development using OpenGL.


Candidates must be willing to undergo the security vetting procedure.

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