Senior Software Developer

Salford, UK
20 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



Raytheon are having another Open Day on Wednesday 29th May 2019 at The Hilton Hotel, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ. Recruiters and Managers will be present from 12-2pm and again from 4-6pm to discuss our vacancies.


Raytheon UK Cyber Innovation & Intelligence are hosting our first 'Tech Cyber Meet Up' event on Thursday 20th June 2019 at Social 7, 7th Floor, The Landing, Blue Tower, Media City, Salford Quays, M50 2ST. We have a number of free tickets available and everyone is welcome to enjoy two talks about Cyber & AWS SageMaker RL capabilities. This will be a good chance to find out more about Raytheon and what we do, new technologies, big data and to meet other technology professsionals within the Engineering/IT industry.
Register today at 'Eventbrite' and search for Raytheon events.Job Title: Senior Software Developer
Req ID: 134868BR
Location: Manchester

Summary of role
A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK in our Cyber Centre based in Greater Manchester. We develop software using a variety of Agile methodologies and you will be involved fully in the software development lifecycle, working closely with the entire team in a truly Agile environment. Working for Raytheon you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organisations. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you further develop your career and develop your management and leadership potential.

Main duties of the position
Primary Objective: To design, develop and maintain mission critical applications and systems as part of an Agile team.

Key Responsibilities:

·Play a leading role in an Agile Software Delivery Team from both a technical and behavioural perspective.

·Support the development of a high performing team with a focus on software excellence

·Effective Line Management of the Junior Software Engineers in your team (typically 2-3) including facilitating their personal development.

·Mentoring of team members and colleagues beyond your line management remit.

·Hold accountability for the software produced by your staff.

·Contribute to the development of the teams standards of software engineering practice applied in your team.

·Drive the continuous improvement of practice and code within your team.

·Design and develop new product functionality within the context of an Agile software delivery team.

·Apply hands on best practice to your team's code.

·Collaborate with your peers on Technical direction within your team.

Candidate Requirements
Essential Skills:

·Significant experience of applying Design Patterns to complex problems.

·Significant experience working in an Agile delivery team.

·Significant experience using Continuous Integration.

·Significant experience using TDD.

·Significant experience using BDD.

·Working understanding of SOLID.

·Experience of applying Software Architecture Patterns.

·Experience building enterprise level web applications, services or embedded software.

·Working knowledge of at least 2 compiled languages.

·Working knowledge of at least 2 scripting or interpreted languages.

·Familiarity with Data gathering, visualisation techniques and tools.

·Familiarity with structured and unstructured storage of Data.

·Understanding of virtualisation.

Desirable Skills:

·Experience working in a continuous delivery environment.

·Experience working with infrastructure as code technologies.

·Experience working with Big Data technologies.

·Experience working with cloud technologies and distributed systems.

·Experience working with containerisation.

·Experience working on military or government projects.

·Experience working with secure development techniques.

·Knowledge of information security best practice.

Key Behaviours:

·Good interpersonal skills for customer and partner liaison

·Good written and oral communication skills

·Good time management, organisation and prioritisation skills

·An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation

·A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons

·Ability to work closely with others in a small team

·Ability to work under pressure

·High degree of initiative and flexibility

·Willingness to travel if required

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