Software Engineer

Location: Southampton, Hampshire Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sam Francis

Software Engineer


My client based in Southampton is looking for a Software Engineer to build rock-solid software for leading industries' most critical applications. For this they are paying £30,000-£40,000 plus some fantastic benefits including:

  • flextime scheme
  • An innovative performance management approach for career progression
  • Access to advanced learning opportunities and training programs
  • Worldwide working opportunities
  • Group life insurance
  • Company pensions
  • Parkland working environments with plenty of parking
  • Company events, team building and social events
  • Leisure rooms with table football and games
  • Free office refreshments and fruit
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • Contributions to gym memberships, sports and other recreational activities
  • The opportunity to work on challenging projects across a range of industries

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE of the Software Engineer

  • Educated to BSC degree or equivalent in a Computer Science, mathematics or engineering based subject
  • Full lifecycle software development knowledge, from initial requirement gathering to design, coding, testing, documentation, implementation, integration and training
  • Experience of designing solutions from customer requirements
  • Java
  • Exposure to Agile development processes
  • Experienced in the use of source code control
  • Experienced in the use of development/defect tracking systems
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Proactive communicator, comfortable dealing with clients face-to-face. Ability to explain design decisions in a non-technical manner with clarity and detail.
  • A caring, dedicated and "can do" attitude


  • .NET Development (C#, WebAPI, etc.)
  • HTML5, Javascript, CSS, Angular JS
  • C / C++
  • Ada
  • Experience in Aerospace, Defence, Space, Medical or Transport sectors
  • Willing to travel

The company does carry out work in the area of critical national infrastructure and so ideal candidates would either have a national security clearance or be eligible to be security cleared.

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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