Software Developer

17 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-known Defence Contractor requires a Software Developer to join their team for 8 Months initially in Warton, Lancashire (nr Preston). Must be eligible for Security Clearance if not already in possession.

This role is for a Software Developer to join a small team developing a suite of products that make up the Typhoon Engineering Support Subsystem (ESS). The ESS is primarily an Oracle database with .Net (C#/WPF) desktop client and windows tablet software developed using Visual Studio but also contains a number of smaller niche utilities.

The engineer is required to join a software development team with strong software engineering principles. Experience with Test Driven Development, Design Patterns, SOLID principles and any agile development methodologies are advantageous.

The successful candidate will have comprehensive C# ability and experience using WPF/Winforms, Oracle and ClearCase. It would also be advantageous to have experience in TFS, Coded UI, COM, .Net Interop, SQL, XML (XSD/XSLT), Entity Framework and Rational Robot.


The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following;

Analyse system requirements to influence the software design and contribute to project planning.

Implement and configure new functionality ensuring a maintainable code base.

Produce Unit/Module Tests & Software Documents with the appropriate coverage.

Provide software support to the Systems Build, Integration & Test Teams during formal qualification activities.

The following will be required of the successful candidate:

Essential: Comprehensive C# ability. Experience with WPF.

Desirable: Winforms, Oracle, ClearCase, VB6

Advantageous: TFS, Coded UI, COM, .Net Interop, SQL, XML (XSD/XSLT), Entity Framework, Rational Robot