Product Software Developer

General Dynamics UK
09 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Software Developer


General Dynamics UK is looking for engineers to be part of an exciting new programme for the Ministry of Defence that will modernise the existing tactical mobile network for the British Armed Forces. The programme delivers new capability and performance of the computing, communications and situational awareness for the soldier.

The programme will develop and deliver a new system based on an open tactical CIS architecture that integrates existing and new communication products. The system includes specification and procurement of software and hardware products as well as development of new hardware and software products and software interfaces to open up the existing tactical CIS system to support reduced integration effort and cost while enabling the system for future evolution with new technology and capability.

The Role:

This role is for a C# software developer to work as part of an agile team responsible for the development of a new product.

Individuals in this role will work on the development of a new product using the latest .NET technologies.

The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver outputs that meet the customers’ needs to a high quality within agreed timescales.

The Person:

  • Software design, development and testing.
  • Shall be able to build software components to a high standard so that they can be put forward for integration in to a larger system
  • An ability to identify problems, likely causes and solutions
  • Participate in planning and agile team meetings
  • C#
  • .NET
  • Agile and SCRUM techniques and methodologies.

Experience of the following would be beneficial:

• NET Core

• Aurelia or Angular.


• JavaScript or TypeScript



Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (or equivalent)

• Demonstrable experience of software design and development experience, preferably in complex systems

• Experience using software development standards and processes

• Hold or be capable of holding security clearance up to the level of SECRET

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• Good customer relationship skills

• Good team player


• MV* pattern

• Experience of Agile and SCRUM techniques and methodologies desirable.

• Experience of HTML5 / JavaScript or TypeScript / CSS.

• Single Page Application Frameworks (e.g. Aurelia Angular)

• IBM Rational Team Concert or other version and revision control software such as Git or SVN.

GDUK offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. A flexible benefits package, 25 days holiday, a compressed fortnight offering every other Friday off and an attractive bonus scheme.