Software Engineer

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: £45 - £55 per hour
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: James Giblin

Software Engineer



Contract (6 Months)

Software Engineer needed for a leading Defence organisation based in Bedfordshire who are looking to employ an experienced Software Engineer with an in-depth C++, Real-Time Operating Systems, IBM Doors and Rhapsody.

What the role entails:

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

The candidate will be given responsibilities across the full range of activities within the software development lifecycle, including: development of requirements, input into the design process, development of software code, testing, debugging and production of associated documentation. The candidate will also be responsible for providing software support to other teams as directed, and input into the software planning and monitoring process. The role will be carried out under the supervision of a software engineering manager.
Candidates will be expected to perform their role with the minimum of supervision once assigned a specific task.

What you need to be the successful Software Engineer:

In order to be the successful Software Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Proven and demonstrable evidence of capabilities in software engineering
  • Proven and demonstrable evidence of capabilities in C++ and Object Oriented Development
  • Knowledge of Real-Time Operating Systems (e.g. Greenhills, QNX, VxWorks)
  • Proven and demonstrable experience of working as part of an integrated team on a large-scale programme
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


  • Experience in the completion of software engineering activities within a government customer environment
  • Self starter with the ability to work with little supervision
  • Experience implementing software in a safety related environment
  • Experience using IBM Doors and Rhapsody
  • Knowledge and familiarity with test tools (e.g. LDRA, Parasoft)

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a 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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