Principal Software Engineer

Location: Chelmsford, Essex Salary: Up to £52000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jodie Stevens

Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer needed for an organisation based in Chelmsford who are looking to employ an experienced Principal Software Engineer who is looking to work with the Product and Training Services (P&TS) Engineering Function that delivers all design, development, support to manufacturing and in-service support of radar products. You will be working on state-of-the-art radar products for naval and/or land-based platforms.

The successful Principal Software Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:
* Salary: £52,000
* Competitive Pension Plan
* Enhanced Annual Leave
* Company Contributed Share Incentive Plan
* Cycle2work Scheme
* Career Progression

What the role entails:
Some of the main duties of the Principal Software Engineer will include:
* Team leading a small team of engineers, typically 1 - 4 staff
* Supporting the maintenance and further development and enhancement of one or more real-time software and hardware subsystems for various radar products
* Designing, reviewing, developing, testing, documenting, configuring and delivering real-time software products to the agreed standards and procedures using the specified tools
* Testing software products sufficiently to ensure software product quality is maintained and minimal or no re-work is required
* Investigating and resolving obsolescence issues and problems raised during any stage of the development lifecycle, including software and system integration, qualification, and in-service trials
* Producing software plans and estimates and collating software metrics

What you need to be the successful Principal Software Engineer:
In order to be the successful Principal Software Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
* Degree or equivalent in Computer Science/Software Engineering (or closely related discipline)
* Knowledge of C or ADA programming language
* Software development experience
* Chartered Engineer, or working towards
* able to work effectively both independently and as a part of a team
* Honest and transparent attitude to the professional working environment
* Ability to lead others
* Ability to present technical information to a range of audiences
Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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