Middleware Software Developer

Middleware Software Developer

Would you like the new challenge of making an impact on some of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now?

As a Software Developer, you will be responsible for the upgrade and maintenance of the key Middleware Software that underpins the performance, availability, and integrity of our Combat Management Systems.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to learn about and develop the Middleware Software that provides the mechanisms for managing and distributing the data within our Combat Management Systems and therefore forms a critical part of our systems that are fitted to most of the RN fleet of surface and sub-surface platforms.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Developer will involve:

  • Design software to ensure that the overall system will behave according to its requirements.

  • Write software according to coding standards and maintain existing software by investigating issues and identifying solutions.

  • Write software test schedules and use them to test the system.

  • Document appropriate information, so that others can understand the software and the system.

  • Contribute to process improvement within the team to ensure that the team always looks to improve how it works.

  • Liaise with other team members, teams and customers to ensure key information is understood.

Your skills and qualifications:

Learning new skills will be key to this role and training will be provided, but experience of at least some of the following disciplines is essential:

· Software Design

· Programming: High level languages such as Ada, C++, C

· Software Integration & testing

· Networks

Middleware experience is essential.

What we're looking for in you:

· You will be able to communicate both verbally and in writing to management and peers.

· A good team player

· A motivated person able to rise to challenges and work independently and within a wider team.

· Able to learn new skills and apply them

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.