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Ada Software Development Engineer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5417 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Nov 2023
Ada Software Development Engineer
Location:     Stevenage
Salary:         Up to £65,000 (depending on experience)
Package includes:
  • Bonus of up to circa £2,000
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Ada Software Development Engineer. The company are an award-winning business who invest heavily in their staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years. 
The dynamic working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically for this role, you will work mostly onsite with occasional work from home depending on project needs.
The Ada Software Development Engineer role 
The UK Test Software team is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused and agile team of around 50 engineers specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design, including hardware, software, and embedded real-time systems. It’s a great place to learn about the company’s entire product range.
  • Are you a forward-thinking and hardworking Ada Software Development Engineer who is passionate about creating high-quality software and looking to take your career to the next level?
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a team that is starting an exciting phase of transforming the way we develop and deliver software, putting our engineers at the heart of this transformation whilst developing software.
  • We invite you to apply to join a team with a great balance of new insights and in-depth experience which promotes a highly dynamic working environment.
Ada Software Development Engineer experience required. 
We are keen to expand our team with the right people who complement and enrich our culture while empowering our exciting transformation initiative. We are keen to learn from new people and passionate about building high-performing teams. We therefore invite self-motivated, passionate, adaptable and proficient software engineers to apply for this role.
  • Previous software engineering experience in the development of test solutions
  • Proven experience/ability to develop in Ada and associated scripting languages are key.
  • Additional experience in other languages such as C, C++, or C# would be an advantage.
  • Proactive and able to take ownership of the software development.
  • Great communication skills with a strong motivation for collaboration.
  • Previous experience working in an agile development team.
  • A strong understanding of what is required to create high-quality software and the ability to support quality practices
  • A good understanding of automation, continuous integration, and DevOps principles and practices
  • Understanding of communications and serial interfaces such as TFTP, Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN, and 1553 buses
  • Can articulate the benefits of key software craftsmanship practices like unit testing and good design
  • Someone who is comfortable with change and understands the importance of continuous improvement within a modern software development team.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development within a software engineering context and comfortable with practices like pair programming and lightweight design modelling  
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities. 
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