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Software Engineer

Gold Group
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10 Apr 2021

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Software Engineer


£40,000 - £47,500


Senior Software Engineer needed for a leading multinational defence organisation based in the Portsmouth area who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Senior Software Engineer that takes pride in their work.

The successful Senior Software Engineer would desirably be educated to degree level, or equivalent professional/vocational qualification. Experience wise, we desire a candidate who has dealt with complex, technical software engineering tasks within a large scale corporation.

This role will require candidates to possess or be eligible to obtain UK SC Clearance.

We are happy to talk about the possibility of flexible home working, although an onsite presence will be required from time to time.

What the role of the Senior Software Engineer entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior Software Engineer will include:

Convert requirements into appropriate software design and code, documented in adherence to relevant standards
Contribute to architectural decisions to create scalable solutions for business problems.
Contribute towards identifying suitable software modelling and development tools.
Provide estimates for work and contribute to the production of metrics to track progress.
Support software development through the SDLC according to the Software Development Plan.
Develop software in accordance with requirements and agreed design, with consideration for software quality and future maintenance.
Ensure code reviews are carried out for the code developed and participate in reviews of other developers' code.
Produce the required documentation for Software such as User Guides, Design Documents and Coding Standards.
Support other engineering disciplines in capture of requirements and testing of software.
Produce Configuration Management documentation such as Software Version Description Documents.
Contribute towards identification of improvements to processes in order to save cost or schedule.
Support and guide other engineers in applying and delivering product features driven by appropriate development techniques.
Be active in transferring knowledge to staff using documentation and modelling of design and code, user guides, development guides etc.

What experience you need to be the successful Senior Software Engineer:


Java 7/8 Design and Development.
Agile Methodologies especially Scrum
Ability to create a collaborative team environment and facilitate communication of ideas in an inclusive environment.
Strong background in software development techniques including e.g. design patterns.
A desire to learn new technologies and find creative solutions to complex technical and logistical problems.
An understanding of optimisation of software design and code for speed, memory constraints, maintainability etc.
Good communication skills, ability to plan, arrange and deliver training sessions when necessary.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Desriable:

Experience with model-based software development and code generation.
Machine Learning or other Artificial Intelligence
Scrum Master experience.JSF / PFJEE5/6
Oracle or other dB technologies
UML and associated tools
Jenkins / DevSecOps
Data Science
Design patterns.
Machine Learning or other Artificial IntelligenceThis really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

In order to apply, candidates must possess or be eligible to obtain UK SC Clearance.

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