C++ Software Engineer

JAM Recruitment Ltd
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
C++ Software Engineer/ Luton/ Initial 12 Month Contract/ Competitive

My client is a well respected defence engineering organisation who is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a C++ Software Engineer to join their dedicated team of IT professionals. The role is for an initial 12 month duration and is paying a rate an attractive rate. Please find the role description below:

Job description

A real-time embedded software engineer is required in support of defensive aids development programmes within the Electronic Warfare business. The role includes design, development, test and support of current and future programs.


Expert knowledge of the C++ software language and OO design principles.
Expert capability in debugging in an embedded real-time environment with a COTS RTOS.
Good knowledge of UML.
Expert knowledge of a variety of Verification & Validation techniques, and the value of each.
Recent demonstrable experience in developing Object Oriented designs using the C++ language.
Good knowledge of developing software within a mature development process framework and able to demonstrate experience in all areas of the software lifecycle from requirements definition through to integration and delivery

Experience of VxWorks Dimensions, DOORS, Rhapsody Dimensions,& VectorCAST.
Wider experience of development in C++ and of development of PC based software using Microsoft toolsets.
Defence / EW business domain experience.
Experience and understanding of development to RTCA/DO-178B.

Key responsibility areas

Specification, design, coding and testing of complex real-time embedded software in C++.

Production of mission critical quality software, to high integrity levels, company standards and customer requirements.

Function as part of a team including support, development, peer reviews, etc.

Maintain schedule adherence with specific focus on cost, quality and delivery to time.

Reporting of progress, highlighting risks, opportunities and dependencies.

Intrinsic job factors

Strong Technical focus.
Able to integrate and work well within a team / flexible team player.
Able to develop team members.
Good communicator with good interpersonal skills
Able to work with minimum of supervision on complex tasks.
Strong customer interaction.

Please register interest by submitting an up to date CV without delay.

John Sadler
JAM Recruitment

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