Senior Software Engineer

Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Principal Software Engineer

High Wycombe


Principal Software Engineer needed for a leading Defence organisation based in High Wycombe who are looking to employ an experienced Principal Software Engineer with an in-depth knowledge of Software Lifecycle Development, C++, UML and Developing Software for Combat Management Systems

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:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 day's holiday + bank holiday's
  • Career Progression
  • Health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Principal Software Engineer will include:

  • Full Software Lifecycle Development
  • Derived requirements analysis, architectural design, detailed design, implementation
  • Test Specification development
  • Interface Specification development
  • Hardware\Software integration
  • Contributing to design reviews

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 in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent
  • Experienced in developing software for Combat Management Systems
  • C++
  • UML


  • Maritime sensor and radar system interfacing
  • Algorithm development for threat evaluation and effector assignment
  • RTI DDS Data Distribution System
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Windows application and windows service development with Visual Studio and .NET
  • Windows Server administration in a high availability clustered environment
  • QT
  • Rhapsody UML
  • Real Time Embedded software
  • The successful applicant must be capable of achieving security (SC) clearance as a minimum.

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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