Senior Software Engineer - Stevenage

Technical Engineering
Ref: 7271 Date Posted: Wednesday 03 Jul 2024
Senior Software Engineer
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                      Up to £75,000 (DOE)
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, engineering organisation, who are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will work within Test Software, collaborating across Electronic Engineering, a Test Centre of Excellence and Software Engineering to deliver a UK- wide test capability.
The Senior Software Engineer role
The Test Software team work to deliver test capability in partnership with colleagues in Electronic Design, the Test Centre of Excellence and other areas of Software Engineering.
Their mission as a function is to facilitate robust and timely testing of missile systems and ensure the business continues to provide a decisive military capability for our home nations and their allies.
Spanning a diverse portfolio of work packages, the team directly influences the company’s product certification, manufacturing output and support activities. Specifically, they are responsible for developing and supporting software packages that utilise Test Equipment hardware to configure, verify and validate the conformance and quality of our UK product range from development, through production and into field test scenarios. 
It is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused and agile team specialising in all aspects of test solution design, including software, hardware, simulation and real-time systems.  It is great a place to learn about the company's entire product portfolio, whilst embracing the change to DevOps and other innovative technologies! 
Senior Software Engineer experience required
A software or electronics engineer with transferable talent into software development for test solutions:
  • Strong ability to write software in languages such as C, C++, C# or ADA and motivated to develop reliable, high-performance, standardised, and documented software.
  • Excellent analytical and design ability, including review and critical analysis.
  • ‘Can do’ and flexible approach – you’ll enjoy solving technical problems that sometimes extend beyond the bounds of “software”.
  • Keen to work on novel products where the software you produce is time and mission-critical
  • Able to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders, including Systems Engineering, Electronics and Electrical, and Test and Validation
This is a great opportunity to secure a position as an Electronic Design Engineer where you will work with a fantastic business with steady controlled growth, offering dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
Due to the nature of the business, this particular vacancy requires all applicants as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels required by the business.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment
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