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Principal Software Engineer vacancy in Greenford (079jc)

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Location: Greenford
Region: London and South East
Salary: £ Competitive
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering, IT/Telecoms
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
A part of the large Group, our Client is 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 o cutting edge technologies and inspire out up and coming team members to deliver best in class results.

Job purpose:
They require a talented individual who has strong technical skills across the full spectrum of the software development lifecycle. The development role will contribute to a wide range of projects and applications in the underwater battle space arena including torpedo defence and counter measures, advanced sonar applications, vessel signature analysis and exciting new technologies for long range detection and localization. This position would suit a flexible analytical engineer with a broad interest in software technologies coupled with a proven ability to deliver critical software components into complex product development. A demonstrable ability to technically lead a small team is an essential characteristic for this role.

Key responsibilities:
• Requirement Analysis
• Software architectural and detailed design - UML
• Design implementation – C++
• Formulation of integration and test strategies
• Managing work packages
• Providing regular and clear technical progress reports to project management.
• Technical leadership
• Working with Analysts to develop processing algorithms
• Production of formal documentation throughout the development lifecycle including requirements specification, detailed design and test
• Planning and estimating
• Configuration management – SVN, WindChill
• Adherence to company engineering processes


Skills, Qualification and Experience
• C++ (or other high level OO programming language) in a multi-threaded implementation environment
• Windows / Linux
• UML – Rhapsody or Enterprise Architect
• GUI ergonomic design and development
• Digital signal processing (audio/image processing/sonar/radar)
• Real time operating system development environments
• Understanding of networking (TCP-IP, Serial etc.)
• Driving Licence

Personal Attributes
• Self-disciplined, adaptable, proactive
• Innovative, able to adapt to alternative solutions/technologies
• Good communication skills – verbal and written
• Good financial estimating and scheduling capability
• Analytical, problem solving and technical leadership skills
• Methodical, with attention to detail
• Able to work independently or within a team structure
• Must have or be able to achieve SC clearance
• Must be able to work from either their Greenford or Loudwater sites
• Degree (with a strong computing or engineering slant)

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