Software Development & Integration Engineer - DV

West London
£500 - £600 per day + Market Rates
11 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Alex Cleaver
Clearance Level
Job Type

Job Role: Software Development & Integration Engineer

Location: West London

Type: Contract

Duration: 6 - 12 Months

Salary/Rate: Market Rates

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: DV Clearance

Software Development & Integration Engineer - Contract - West London - Market Rates

Our client is seeking a Software Development & Integration Engineer to be a part of their programme engineering team to deliver mission critical applications within the COTS and bespoke software baseline. Dedicated development, test and integration environments are available to support problem investigation and resolution as well as distribution of new software releases.

This role offers a skilled and motivated Software Engineer an exciting opportunity to join the Defence Intelligence Engineering team. The successful candidate will find themselves working on programmes at various stages of the systems engineering lifecycle, lifecycle from requirements analysis through to design, build, test and acceptance into live service, gaining experience and an understanding of how Engineering and our client operate.

Reporting to the 4th line Service Operations Lead, the role will include and supporting the integration and testing of the third party subsystem deliverables. There is also system transitioning and data migration to be planned, designed and tested.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements.
  • Key contributor & independent reviewer at gate & design reviews.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert as part of a 4th tier resolver group to analyse and resolve system defects in response to service requests, incidents, problems and events.
  • Liaise with 1st to 3rd line, transition and design as required.
  • Validating and verifying the design artefacts from internal teams or subcontractors.
  • Provide input to configuration, safety and quality management as appropriate.
  • Document design and advise on product support material.
  • Investigate product issues and develop solutions to customer problems.
  • Develop test plans and methodologies to ensure product meet quality standards.
  • Lead continuous technical improvement and re-architecting activities provide support to remote sites and REGO as required.
  • Participate in the 7-7 on-call system as necessary.
  • Assist in updating software design artefacts.
  • Interfacing with COTS vendors for technical support.
  • Provide technical support (e.g. Requirements Analysis and System Design) to programmes delivering new capability into operations.
  • Validating design documentation from subcontractor teams.
  • Assist in preparing system data migration and transition plans.

Essential Requirements:

  • Good experience and understanding of software and systems engineering principles and lifecycle.
  • Expertise in J2EE development - specifically with web application development.
  • Demonstrate high competency in use of software patterns.
  • Demonstrable experience in software architecture and design.
  • Experience working with XML through Java.
  • Oracle 10g/11g: experience of programming in PL/SQL and Java.
  • Able to carry out duties with minimal supervision.
  • Skilled in problem analysis and resolution in a secure environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work out of hours on occasion.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of large complex secure systems.
  • Experience of designing, implementing and using secure Web services.
  • Windows system administration experience.
  • Programming for GIS applications.
  • Experience developing with JavaServer Faces.
  • WebSphere Portal / App Server experience.
  • Knowledge of the integration of computer hardware including networking in a secure environment.
  • Experience of the installation and configuration of Windows server software and Windows workstations.
  • Knowledge of using Active Directory and Group Policy Objects to enforce security requirements.
  • Experience in integration test and requirements verification.
  • Experience of integrating engineering components from a subcontractor.
  • Knowledge/experience of GIS and image processing application software.
  • Knowledge of using Microsoft Security Compliance Manager 2.5 and GAP.
  • Experience with business process management software (Fujitsu IBPM).

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you!

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