C++ Software Engineer

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    Software Development

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  • Salary:

    £575 - £650 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Chloe Manerowski

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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C++ Software Engineer

*SC Cleared

*South Wales - on site

*6 month contract

*Inside IR35

*£575 -£650 a day

The Software Engineer is responsible for demonstrating that the developed product meets all specified customer requirements by -

  • Analysing requirements and specifying the software solution and work breakdown

  • Preparing software architectural and detailed design UML Models and documentation

  • Generating source code to implement all aspects of the software detailed design

  • Controlling and reviewing work of the members of their team (where a team exists)

  • Integration of software onto the target platform

  • Providing software technical support

  • Supporting the company software process and procedure updates

  • All equipment is designed, developed, integrated and tested in accordance with Client's standards; all supporting documents are produced in accordance with Airbus Clients standards.

  • Tools, methodologies and coding standards are appropriately specified and applied to achieve project aims

  • Technical design decisions are made within the context of known practices, established precedents and acquired "technical" expertise.

  • The cost/benefit trade-offs of design options are understood, enabling appropriate judgement calls to be made.

  • Software development plans can be estimated in detail, and resource requirements can be allocated against plans.

  • The provision of technical guidance to fellow team members in software development tools and methodologies

  • Success of both internal and external design reviews and project reviews throughout the development life cycle.

  • The support of the design and development of critical components where decisions have a significant impact on project timescales.

  • Customer liaison, by representing Airbus Defence & Space on project related technical matters at stakeholder meetings.

  • Design and Development by taking a technical role as a Prime on a critical component where required.

  • Career development of both the job holder and their team members (if any), by agreeing challenging and business focused objectives


  • Must have extensive experience of software development and be familiar with a number of software development methodologies

  • Able to carry out development tasks of up to six months duration with very limited supervision

  • Must have experience of software systems design & implementation for networking communications in a commercial and/or military environment

  • Must have experience of stakeholder engagement (e.g. for requirements analysis, design trade-offs, third party certification/accreditation etc.)

  • Must be familiar with process driven software development

  • Implementation of Windows application software in C++

  • Strong knowledge of the .NET web framework

  • Proficient in creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Object oriented analysis, design and development documented using UML

++++ It is essential for this role that you have current active SC Clearance ++++++

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please send your updated CV.