Software Engineer

Location: Preston, Lancashire Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Charlie Ringer

Software Engineer - Based in Preston - Up To 30,000 Per Annum

I am currently recruiting for an experienced and skilled Software Engineer to join my clients Safety Critical Team based in Preston. This is a Fantastic and rare opportunity for the successful candidate to take the next step of their Software Engineering career at one of the world's largest and most successful defence companies. My client is globally recognised for their Innovative and specialist products and teams.


  • Up to £30,000 per annum
  • 24 day's holiday
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible start/finish times
  • Pension Plan
  • Career Progression
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Life assurance

What the role entails:

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

  • Perform major and minor software upgrades
  • Identify software im improvements
  • Administer and Maintain certain elements of the systems network
  • Liaise with suppliers for quotes /PO's
  • 2nd and 3rd line support to their systems Service desk
  • Prepare ROMS/TAFS (with assistance from Software lead and Project Manager)
  • To act as Activity Manager for PDS
  • Building Desktop, Server & laptop Systems.

The successful Software Engineer will hold the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to develop web based applications using html and Java
  • Willingness to implement, improve and follow process
  • Maintain a quality approach to all activities
  • Well developed communication skills
  • Basic Knowledge of TCP/IP networks
  • Extensive knowledge of software engineering principles
  • Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice

Desired skills for the successful candidate:

  • Familiar with SQL scripting
  • Familiarity with php
  • Familiarity with Alfresco

The successful Software Engineer Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This position is an incredible opportunity for a Software Engineer to take their Career forward and expand their experience and skill set. If you are interested in this position please apply as soon as you can as the role will be filled swiftly!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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