Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job Title: Software Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895720_1553531847
Contact Name: Desi Koleva
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2019 16:37

Job Description

A new opportunity has arisen to join a software development team, producing high performance applications targeted at the maritime industry. Products include Integrated Navigation, Bridge and Surveillance Systems. The team is working in an agile (SCRUM) development environment primary developing C++ making use of modern tools from industry and the open source community. The successful candidate will require excellent communication skills and be an effective problem solver able to work under their own initiative as prominent member of the team.

The organisation is a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in Defence, National & Cyber security and Commercial markets. With over 60,000 employees they deal with customers in more than 80 countries. They also design, develop and manufacture a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions in their facilities across the UK.

About the role:
*Assist in the capture and analysis of technical requirements including estimating timescales and product delivery milestones
*Design, implement and maintain software across a variety of application types including back-end database management, communication infrastructure and client-server programming
*Front-end graphical user interface design
*Software testing (creation, documentation and execution) including unit tests and simulation tools
*Assist in evaluating and recommending new technologies, tools and processes to help maintain high levels of excellence

About you:
*Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
*Knowledge of C++ and object-oriented methodologies
*Knowledge of data structures and their applications
*Good mathematical and algorithm development skills
*Development experience in UI Design (Preferably using Qt Framework)
*Other technologies including COM, ATL, STL, XML, Web services, Network Programming
*Knowledge of database coding and administration: SQL Server or similar a plus

Desirable experience in:
*Integrated Navigation Systems, Surveillance Systems.
*Command and Control Display Software
*Tactical Display Software
*Electronic Chart Software, Radar Systems Software, Camera systems Software.

Software Development Engineer
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: Competitive + benefits

Benefits included on top of the salary are 25 holiday days + statutory holiday, Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution), 6 times salary "Life Assurance", Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive sacrifice scheme's and Enhanced sick pay scheme.

The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.