Software Engineers x 5 - C++, UML, SC Cleared

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  • Location:

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Software Engineer

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  • Salary:

    Up to £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 months +

  • Start date:

    May 2019

  • Consultant:


Software Engineers x 5 - C++ & UML

+ Massive Defence Project

+ Offering long term stable contract work - initial 12 month contracts

+ 9 day working fortnights - £2000 per week

+ Technologies: C++, UML, multi threading, GUI development

+ SC Clearance required to commence project

+ Location is Coventry or South Wales

The successful C++ Software Engineer will join a global defence prime, and will add functionality to a family of complex defence systems. These are initially 12 month contracts.

You will have:
+ Experience of CASE tools that support UML model development.
+ Strong C++ development skills
+ Experience of developing bezel button driven Graphical User Interface (GUI) software for embedded system
+ Experience of developing graphical software using OpenGL
+ Strong communication skills including excellent English writing/speaking and presentation skills.
+ Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Please contact me to discuss these roles and your situation in more depth.

Purpose of Position
Senior Software Engineer, reporting to the Software Team Lead. The successful candidate will be a key player within the Software development team working closely with Systems Engineering to add new capability. The role spans the full software development life-cycle encompassing requirements derivation, architectural design analysis, implementation, integration and test.

Interpret functional and non-functional software requirements embodying them in detailed software designs that align with the broader software architecture.
Develop and update software solutions, using the C++ programming language, validating fulfilment of requirements and adherence to detailed software designs.
Effectively identify defect and failure root cause, then using the knowledge gained, identify appropriate design and implementation changes to effect resolution.
Perform all software tasks in full adherence to the project's software development process, associated policies and guidelines.
Ensure component regression tests are maintained and extended in-line with new development and defect resolutions.
Supply accurate effort and timescales estimates for assigned software tasks and report progress to line manager.


BEng / BS Honours Degree in SW Engineering, EE, CS, Physics, Mathematics or equivalent (2.1 and above)
Experience across Software Requirements Capture, Architectural Design, Implementation and Test.

Experience of leading small groups of software engineers in developing new system capabilities
Defence / automotive/aerospace industry background.
Embedded System design.
Rhapsody or equivalent UML modelling tool.
MISRA C++:2008 guidelines.
Static code analysis tools such as LDRA.
Greenhills MULTI and Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 development environments.
SVN configuration management tool.
GUI development using OpenGL