Senior Software Engineer

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£60000 - £80000 per annum
Business Sector:Electronic Engineering
Job ref:BBBH151451
Post Date:June 11, 2024

Senior Software Engineer

  • Rochester (Hybrid)
  • £60,000 - £80,000 - Depending on experience and skills

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces, and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security, and aerospace companies!

What you'll be doing - Senior Software Engineer

  • Development and implementation of embedded software, peripheral drivers, protocols, human-machine interfaces and associated supporting certification documentation
  • Requirements analysis and definition, System/Software Architecture/Design, Modelling and Simulation, Systems/Software Integration, Verification and Validation, Safety Critical Development techniques
  • Peer review and technically guide the work of others, produce size / re-use estimates, reliably estimate your own work
  • Liaise with customers on technical issues, define processes/procedures, perform design review assessments, and make sound strategic technical decisions within your area of responsibility/expertise

Your skills and experiences - Senior Software Engineer


  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a Scientific/Engineering (electronics-engineering, software-engineering, physics, math's) environment
  • Excellent Software Engineering skills, with significant experience in C/C++
  • Extensive experience of Software Architecture Design using UML or other recognised model-based design techniques
  • Extensive experience of developing embedded software for bare metal systems or with Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Extensive experience of interfacing software with hardware in a real-time environment


  • Experience in UML for software design in EA, Rhapsody, or integrity Modeler
  • Experienced with software modelling tools such as Simulink or SCADE
  • Experience of scripting languages such as MATLAB or Python
  • Knowledge of Scrum / Agile development
  • Working knowledge of Git/Subversion or other configuration management
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking, experience of socket programming
  • Experience of Real-Time Operating Systems - such as Wind River's VxWorks/GHS Integrity
  • Experience of Linux or Windows application development
  • Expert/Skilled in software verification
  • Development experience to DO178C Standards