Java Software Engineer

Outsource UK Limited
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Java Software Engineer

A Software Engineer skilled in Java is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

This is a 12-month contract with a leading UK Defence business

Overview of the Java Software Engineer contract role

An opportunity has arisen for a Software Engineer within the Sensors Mission Data tools team. The applicant will be part of a small dynamic team which is involved in the capture of Customer requirements, performance of design activities, development of the MDPP software, performance of test and qualification activities, and delivering into the customer.

The applicant will be predominantly involved in the Java Software programming of the DAC MDPP but will also be involved in all areas of the product lifecycle due to the small nature of the team. The applicant will be responsible for the design and production of the "development" version of the tool and will support tailoring of the tool in support of customer specific requirements.

Key skills required for the Java Software Engineer

  • The applicant needs to have a keen interest in software coding and wish to develop a full understanding of the functionality of the Defensive Aids Computer.
  • The applicant needs to possess experience of the Java programming language or similar.
  • The applicant should ideally have a working knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • The applicant should be educated to degree level or equivalent.

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

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