Software Engineer

Location: Havant, Hampshire Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

Software Engineer


Software Engineer required to join a globally recognised defence company in the Havant area. They are a leading provider of Systems Engineering, Software Development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commerical projects.

The Software Engineer will be providing maths skills and converting academic research into commercial products.

On offer for the Software Engineer:

  • Salary up to £47,000 depending on experience
  • A competitive benefits package
  • 9 day working fortnight
  • Career progression

Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager and under general direction of the Engineering Leadership Team, the role provides support to programmes as used by Military and Commercial customers. Responsibilities of the Software Engineer include:

  • Design and develop software from requirements.
  • Transfer knowledge and techniques from academic research into commercially viable software.
  • Support Systems Engineering in analysis and capture of requirements.
  • Develop software requiring mathematical constructs and algorithms.
  • Contribute towards identifying suitable software modelling and development tools.
  • Provide estimates for work and contribute to the production of metrics to track progress.
  • Support software development through the SDLC according to the Software Development Plan.
  • Knowledge transfer - Be active in transferring knowledge to new contract and permanent staff, including documentation of design and code, user guides, white board sessions, seminars and 1-2-1 training.

The Software Engineer must have the experience / skillset that can cover:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Maths or other subject relevant to the role.
  • A desire to study new technologies and to provide working prototypes and demonstrations of new techniques.
  • An understanding of optimisation of software design and code for speed, memory constraints, maintainability etc.
  • Solid skills in C/C++.
  • Good communication skills, able to design, arrange and deliver training sessions.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

As this position is going to be working within the Defence industry, the Software Engineer MUST be eligible for Security Clearance.

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