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Software Engineer

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Aerospace & Defence
  • Function: Software Engineer
  • Contact: Maleeka Miles
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 24 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 29529/001_1637774662

Software Engineer

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Contract Vacancy

£ negotiable

The Role:

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Software Engineer to join the team at one of the UK's leading defence organisations who will develop software for cutting edge electronics systems. You will be solving technically challenging problems and may work on a variety of projects, from rapid developments with tight time-scales (a few days/weeks) to full scale system developments (1+ years).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing written documentation (including presentation material) of technical work in accordance with project requirements

  • Communicating ideas with multiple team members and customers, at all levels. E.g. technical, non-technical, leadership and management

  • Rapid learning and strong knowledge of current and emerging technologies in support of research and products

  • Learning a variety of skills including programming languages and systems

The Person:

  • Self-motivated and proactive

  • High assurance software development

  • Experience working on mixed software/FPGA systems

  • Data/memory management

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Experience using DOORS

  • Shows initiative and offers solutions to challenging problems

  • Knowledge of complex software solutions

  • Hardware design, implementation and debugging

  • Experience using RTOS (Real Time Operating Systems)

  • Optimisation of hardware interfaces for software performance