Senior Software Engineer Job, Dunfermline

Like the sound of working with cutting edge technology? Looking for that next step in your career? Fantastic opportunity to join a global giant within the Defence and Aerospace industry.

Senior Software Engineer – Permanent – Competitive Salary + Benefits

*Candidates must be able to satisfy full SC UK clearance*

Like the sound of working with cutting edge technology? Looking for that next step in your career? Fantastic opportunity to join a global giant within the Defence and Aerospace industry. A chance to a make a difference!

Do you want to write software for the UK’s latest frontline fighter, augmented/virtual reality trainers for nuclear submarines or even 3D mission planning systems for Typhoon and Hawk jets? Interested in using machine learning on big data to maximise availability for aircraft, ships and land vehicles or developing web based solutions to keep airspace safe?

Your Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of requirements, design and implementation, and test to a high standard, within schedule and estimates
  • Software development of solutions
  • Testing of completed functionality
  • Adherence to project processes and software development practices
  • Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership
  • Supporting System Test and Integration Activities
  • Production of appropriate technical documentation
  • Design of technical solutions
  • Estimation of development activities

As part of the software team you will be expected to work closely with team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily activities. You may also be asked to lead teams of up to 10 engineers.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Software development lifecycle and processes (e.g. design, coding, unit testing), and tools (e.g. UML design tools, code IDEs)
  • Desktop-based applications (Java and Eclipse RCP or C#/C++)
  • Web-oriented applications and services (Java/C#, JSP, HTML, CSS, Apache middleware)
  • Business intelligence/analytics tools and techniques (ETL, SQL, Python)
  • Windows or Linux target environments
  • Object-oriented design/development including UML

*Candidates must be able to satisfy full SC UK clearance*

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