Software Engineer

Conventus Solutions Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
£25000.00 - £55000.00 pa + benefits
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Engineer A Fantastic opportunity to join a global leader in Engineering and R&D services. Company support key players in Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Rail and Telecoms sectors, among others. In this role you will be fundamental to our ability to deliver to our customers and clients. Our customer expectations are high, as such we are looking for adaptive driven people to deliver on time to required quality. You will possess creative problem-solving skills in a team environment and comfortable with communicating clearly and efficiently throughout varying levels of both the customer and internally. You will work in an environment that promotes autonomy and initiative, requiring a flexible attitude. Above all, you will have a desire to progress. Responsibilities: Typical application domains include Transportation systems, Nuclear, and Defence systems. The tasks and responsibilities of the roles will cover all aspects of the software lifecycle, and subject to competency and experience, could include any or all of the following: Producing software development plans, typically reflecting rigorous and disciplined development processes Writing requirements specifications Defining software architectures Developing detailed designs Implementing designs Producing assurance plans - including balancing static and dynamic analysis solutions to implement cost effective assurance regimes Producing test management plans Developing test environments Developing and executing test specifications Supporting safety engineers in the development of evidence for software safety cases Contributing to technical content, for sales proposals Being an active member of the company's software community, sharing best practice and contributing to the client's capabilities in this area for mid-grade and principal software engineers: Leading software development teams Setting technical strategies for bids and developments For Principal software engineers: Within the national and international software communities, by speaking at conferences, attending standards committees, etc Delivering training Performing consultancy activities in a variety of industry sectors Setting technical strategy for large and complex sales proposals and/or projects Providing flexible engineering judgement and taking leadership responsibility Qualification and Education: A good first degree in an engineering discipline - or significant industrial experience Relevant engineering disciplines could include systems engineering, maths, physics, software engineering - the first degree is likely to be numerate and scientific Training and development is likely to reflect a multi-disciplinary background and for principal roles experience at a variety of different levels within a business Consistent in-service training demonstrating a professional approach to maintenance of skills For principal staff membership of a relevant professional institution with chartered status Skills and Requirements: For junior and mid-grade roles candidates are required to demonstrate adequate work experience of working in a relevant discipline or industry sector - either directly within industry, or an academic or consulting environment. For principal roles, candidates are required to demonstrate extensive experience and are likely to be seasoned professionals known within the critical systems arena as a recognised expert. They will also be able to lead teams in a technical capacity. Experience of one or more of these software languages: ADA, Ada 83, ADA 95, C#, C++, C, Java, Javascript, Security Clearance: Due to the nature of the projects you will be required to undergo Security Clearance to SC Level. Please familiarise with yourself with the security vetting process to check eligibility prior to applying for the above position.
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