Software Engineer - SC Cleared

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Business Sector:ICT
Job ref:BBBH151042
Post Date:July 03, 2024

Software Engineer - SC Cleared

Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 Dependent on experience

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Software Engineer to join the team at a leading defence engineering consultancy. You will have a strong background in software development, with experience in Python, Java, or Kotlin and supporting backend and middleware frameworks.

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and testing software systems for a range of applications. You will work closely with our multidisciplinary team of engineers to deliver innovative solutions to complex problems.

Please note - Security clearance will be required for this role.



Work Pattern:

Flexible/Hybrid (A combination of home and office working)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and test software systems using Python, Java, or Kotlin and supporting backend and middleware frameworks
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate software into systems
  • Conduct research to identify new techniques and technologies
  • Analyze system performance and recommend improvements
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations for clients and stakeholders
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in software engineering and related fields

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Proven experience in software development using Python, Java, or Kotlin
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL database systems
  • Familiarity with Linux-based operating systems - Ubuntu, Centos/RHEL
  • Experience with mobile operating systems - especially Android
  • Knowledge of message brokering, serialisation and queuing systems
  • Experience with microservices, containers and hosts
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code - Vagrant, Ansible and Terraform
  • Experience with AWS and Azure Cloud
  • Experience with Git and version control systems

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with other programming languages such as C++ or JavaScript
  • Familiarity with machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques
  • Experience with simulation tools such as Simulink or Xilinx System Generator
  • Knowledge of signal processing techniques


This blue chip employer offers a supportive and collaborative work environment, where you will have the opportunity to work on exciting and challenging projects. Benefits include:

  • Hybrid working pattern (a combination of home and office working)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities
  • Access to cutting-edge technology and resources
  • Opportunities to work with leading experts in the field

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