Job Opportunity

Senior Software Engineer

Purpose of Job
Application of a software engineering approach to undertake all tasks within a software development lifecycle

Reporting relationships
Reports to Team Leader/Head of Department

Staff responsibility
May be required to act as software lead/manager at system and/or subsystem level

To lead the development of software systems for above-water and underwater solutions, products and systems

Dorset Innovation Park, Winfrith

Employment status
Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week)

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Proven ability to lead software developments
  • Experience of lead teams of software engineers either functionally or in a line management role
  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a software engineering or related discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of Software Engineering. Preferably have an understanding of military systems, in particular maritime systems
  • Understanding of Open Systems Architectures and Principles
  • Significant experience of Software Engineering Lifecycle processes and tools
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to critically review results and methods to ensure quality
  • Ability to expand knowledge into new domain areas, work across domains and see the bigger picture
  • Excellent communication skills, including delivery of presentations
  • Excellent written skills particularly technical report writing, ability to communicate with expert and non-expert stakeholders
  • Ideally the candidate will have experience in one or more of the following domain areas:Maritime Combat Systems, integration of equipment and softwareMine countermeasuresOff-board unmanned systemsCommand and Control SystemsAcoustics / SonarSoftware Safety (DEF STAN 00-56 & IEC 61508 or equivalent)
  • Primary software/system skills/experience
    • Requirements management (DOORS experience desirable)
    • UML / Enterprise Architect for system design
    • C++ / Visual Studio
    • Java / JavaFX / Netbeans
    • Unit Testing / JUnit / CppUnit
    • HMI design and development
    • Configuration management / Subversion / Mantis
    • ISO 9001 and TickITplusstandards
  • Other desirable software skills/experience
    • Fortran
    • Matlab
    • LabView
    • SQL
    • Web (HTML, JavaScript, Python)Usability Testing
    • IT skills, protocols, switch config, hardware config, virtualisation

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

  • To be agreed on appointment

Behavioural requirements

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Technically proficient
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive, willing and responsive
  • Motivated and genuinely interested in problem solving and developing logical, robust solutions
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise a varied work load
  • Wants to expand knowledge base

More information

  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

How to apply
Please forward your CV to our Recruitment Partner, Morson International, and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to aeukrecruitment@morson․com by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB