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Senior Software Engineer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5464 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 Nov 2023
Senior Software Engineer
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                      Up to £65,000 (DOE)
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days additional days flexi leave
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role.
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer. The company are an award-winning business that invests heavily in its 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 Senior Software Engineer role:
Our ever-evolving team powers the business across Europe and brings the next generation of defence solutions to life. Together we experiment, innovate and create across the full product lifecycle. And, in a collaborative and close-knit culture, we support each other to search for better. Join us as an Embedded Software Engineer and take our technology and your career into new territories.
Seeker software is a complex real-time sub-component, responsible for consuming data from a variety of advanced sensors and interfacing with other sub-equipment.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced hands-on Software Engineer to join our Seeker software team to develop the Seeker Test Set (STS) software and support the development of the real-time embedded seeker software through the full software lifecycle.  
The STS software is test equipment software that is used in both the lab and the field to test the operational embedded software and support DSPU development and trials. Working as a software engineer as part of a multi-disciplinary team (hardware/software/firmware) with state of the art technology, you will be at the forefront of the systems design.
Senior Software Engineer experience required:
Do you have demonstrable experience and have a proactive desire to nurture your career in the following areas:
  • GUI software development using QT/Linux
  • Strong ‘C’ or C++ Programming
  • Network architectures
  • Communication Protocols (e.g. SPI, UART, Ethernet, PCI-Express)
  • Ability to work proactively as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong problem-solving at system and software component level to investigate software/hardware issues
Other exciting aspects of the role might include:
  • System integration and performance analysis
  • Working in a lab environment using Missile components and Test Equipment
  • Model-based development, either in SysML/UML using tools such as IBM’s Rhapsody or in MATLAB/Simulink.
  • Real-Time Operating Systems.
  • Low-level driver development and interface with Firmware
  • Developing software products under Windows development environments for ARM-based multi-core processing platforms.
  • Involvement in standards such as; DefStan 00-55 & RTCA 178B/C and restricted coding standards such as MISRA.
  • Exposure to IBM Rational Team Concert.
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins) and Test-Driven Development.
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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