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Senior Software Engineer vacancy in Weymouth (070jc)


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Location: Weymouth
Region: South West
Salary: £ Competitive
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering, IT/Telecoms, Naval
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
A part of a large group companies, our Client are a UK based solutions provider and systems integrator operating in the Defence and Aerospace markets, delivering world leading products, solutions and services to their national and international customers.

They are currently seeking to recruit audacious and highly capable people to work on cutting edge technologies and inspire their up and coming team members to deliver best in class results.
At the Company you will:
• be part of an agile organisation, with the ability to make a real difference
• have the opportunity to be involved in multiple domains and projects, throughout the engineering lifecycle
• work in a dynamic environment, with the ability to make significant personal impact
• have exposure to all functional and business areas, with opportunities to broaden your knowledge
• be in an environment where talent is recognised and promoted, independent of experience
• have the opportunity to work on exciting new product developments
• work for the dominant provider of UK surface ship Anti-Submarine Warfare solutions, with many related export opportunities

Purpose of Role
Within the domain of development of major sonar systems:
To support the software development lifecycle consisting of requirements analysis, design, implementation, test and verification in order to deliver software components into projects and products. To work with analysts to develop sonar signal processing algorithms and subsequently implement, integrate, verify and optimise these algorithms on target systems. To conduct software engineering activities, either alone on a small project or as part of a larger project team, adhering to Engineering Function processes or project specific tailoring of those processes. This position will suit established Senior Software Engineers who have succeeded in positions of responsibility for software delivery. More junior candidates will be considered if they can demonstrate the qualities and aspiration needed to progress to Senior Engineer level in the short term.

Key Responsibilities
• Full software development lifecycle consisting of requirements analysis, architectural design, detailed design, implementation and test
• Sonar signal processing algorithm implementation, optimization and verification
• Software Configuration and Build Management
• Adhere to the company’s software engineering processes and procedures
• Supporting bids by providing input on technical solutions estimates and plans
• Providing regular and clear technical progress reports to project management
• From time to time you will be expected to take on technical leadership roles for small teams of developers delivering software components to agreed cost, schedule

Skills, Qualification and Experience
• Signal Processing, DSP- ideally in sonar or radar domain
• Expert at C++ programming
• Parallel Multithreaded processing
• Formal software design methodology (UML, OO)
• Use of Unit Test frameworks and implementation of (automated) unit testing
• Production of formal software documentation throughout the whole lifecycles (planning, design, test, transition, manuals)
• Configuration and setup of production tool chains with continuous integration work flow
• Selection and Implementation of widely used development methodologies and lifecycles (agile, waterfall, V model, incremental)

Personal Attributes
• Excellent verbal and written communication of complex items at a level suitable to be understood by internal and external stakeholders/customers/suppliers
• Good team player able to a cooperative team member and a respected team leader depending on the nature of the project specific roles assigned
• Willing to share knowledge within the team
• Supportive of Company business goals and values
• Must have or be able to achieve SC clearance
• Degree (with a strong computing or engineering slant)

Benefits
In return the Company offers a competitive salary, bonus scheme based on company profit/cash targets, 25 days’ holiday with the option to buy additional 5 days, a flexible Company benefits scheme you can tailor to suit your needs, competitive Pension scheme with Life Assurance, flexible start/finish times, a confidential Employee Support Helpline, free car parking.

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