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Date Added: Wed 21/07/2021

Software Engineer C, C++ And Java

Bristol, UK
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Job Type: Contract

World Class Defence Organisation based in Bristol (This role will be Working From Home with onsite work just 2 days a week) is currently looking to recruit 2x Software Engineer C/C++ And Java subcontractors on an initial 6 month contract.

Contract Duration: 6 months initially and then ongoing.

Hourly Rate: The Company are offering excellent rates

Security Information: Please Note you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance (unfortunately due to security restrictions for this role, the candidate will need to be a British National with no dual nationality and must have resided in the UK for at least 4 of the past 5 years).

Software Engineer C/C++ And Java Job Description:

The role is within a team of approximately 30 high calibre SW engineers working on Mission planning products for UK and overseas customers. Products are Legacy applications that are being updated with new technologies to provide enhanced capabilities. A number of programmes are in development at different points in the development life cycle and an opportunity exists to deploy skills across different programmes as needed.


A Software Engineer capable of design, development and test for software based Defence applications.
The development languages will be C/C++ and Java.
The Target Operating systems are Windows and Linux and are typically Client Server applications.
A background in Mission Planning Systems and/or Geographical Information Systems would be ideal, but is not essential.
However primary emphasis of this role is SW development
There may be occasional need to work travel nationally or internationally.

Skillset/experience required:

A knowledge of Web services applications and Legacy techniques such as CORBA and X-motif would be advantageous but not essential.
It would be advantageous for the applicant to have worked within a team based development organisation rather than as an individual developer and a working knowledge in system configuration and hardware and software installation would be ideal.
Information security experience would be useful included methods locking down operating systems and deployment in a Windows and Linux environment.
IDEs used include Eclipse and NetBeans for Legacy applications.
DOORS, Rhapsody and the Rational Team Concert configuration management system are used and a working knowledge of these tools is desirable.
Be capable of developing collaborative relationships with team members both within the SW organisation and other parts of the company, and to be able to use their and your knowledge and enthusiasm to produce high quality products in a timely manner.
An adaptable approach and ability to context switch between multiple software projects at various stages of the software development life cycle.
The ability to see through the 'smoke' and focus on the prime task without distraction is essential.

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