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Software Engineer



£30000 - £40000/annum

Wincanton, Somerset


Permanent | Full Time




Software Engineer – Real Time, Embedded Systems, C++, C, C#

Our client is a highly successful Technical Consultancy, due to continued expansion of the business, they have a great opportunity for a Software Engineer to join their friendly software / systems engineering team, which works to deliver a wide variety of solutions across a number of sectors including defence. The successful candidate will be part of a wider team ensuring the successful delivery of technically challenging software solutions.

Our client requires C++ experienced real time software engineers, Object orientated Design (UML), Agile (Scrum/KANBAN) development experience. Previous knowledge of safety-critical software development (e.g. DO178C or ISO/IEC 61508), C# (.Net) desirable.

Responsibilities - Software Engineer will include:

* Turning requirements into software functionality

* Implementation of Real-Time embedded software for safety critical and/or mission critical applications

* Implementation of Desktop / Web .NET solutions

* Working as part of an agile team, supporting colleagues and accepting support from others.

* Production of verification evidence for software (e.g. automated unit tests and automated system tests).

* Working across the full software development lifecycle, including the production of artefacts to evidence adherence to a quality-controlled process.

* Prepared to visit customer sites with other team members.

Essential requirements for Software Engineer:

* Have strong mathematical and software engineering mind-set

* Proficient and efficient at writing code that is understandable by others and testable

* Able to work and collaborate as part of a larger team

* Good oral and written communication skills (MS Office)

* Proven problem solver

* Believer in the agile processes that promote regular feedback, evolution of features and continuous testing

* Be comfortable with working on Defence projects

* Have 2+ years prior software experience.

* Hold a UK SC clearance, or be able to obtain clearance.

The following are preferred, but not essential:

* 2+ years of Experience of C++ / C for embedded platforms. Experience of MISRA C++

* Experience of software that executes on both PC and non-PC hardware

* 3+ years of c#, experience of working with the WPF (XAML)

* Experience of XML, XSD, XSLTs or other data capture and manipulation technologies

* Experience of configuration management and requirements management (and associated tools).

* Experience of software design, e.g. UML

* Hold an HND or Degree preferably one of: Computer Science, Electronics, Maths, Physics, or similar

* Experience of automated unit-testing and automated system testing.

* Flexible and able to support long stints on customers sites (across the South West) as part of a blended team.

Keywords: Real Time, Embedded Systems, C, C++, MISRA C++, Desktop, Web.Net, WPF, XAML, UML, Object Orientated Design, OOD, Agile, Scrum, Safety Critical Software, .Net, Security Clearance, SC level, Software Engineer, Software Development

Software Engineer – Real Time, Embedded Systems, C++, C, C#

Salary: to £40,000 plus benefits

Location: Wincanton, Somerset