C++ Software Engineer

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  • Location:

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Software Developer

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50 - £60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


C++ Software Engineer

+ C++ and Linux project

+ 6 month initial contract

+ £50 to £60 per hour

+ Inside IR35

+ Hybrid working - Hampshire and remote

Key Skills:

+ C++ & Linux

+ Device Management


The Role:

You will join our Modem team within the Product Engineering group.

The team is undertaking the design and implementation of a satellite communications Software Defined Radio (SDR) modem. You will be part of a small multi-disciplinary team containing software, system, firmware and infrastructure engineers. There will be scope in the future to work on further developments as project needs arise.

Tasks and Accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Developing software aspects to support the operation of satellite modem products based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies.

  • Definition, implementation, verification and validation activities associated with these solutions.

  • Work in response to requirements, defining sub-systems, communicating risk and specifying test and verification techniques.

  • Occasionally diagnose software problems in the laboratory prototyping environment.

  • Develop and maintain skills to support on-going and future development.

Your role could involve very occasional travel within the UK and worldwide.

Required Skills

  • Proven C++ software engineering on Linux platforms to a high standard

  • Experience of device management interfaces (e.g. SNMP, Web) for design, implementation and test

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge and application of GNU/Linux toolsets, UML / SysML, Git

  • Experience in user interface design, implementation and test using HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Any experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment would be beneficial (e.g. Atlassian Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)