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Senior Software Engineer

Salary: 40,000-46,000Start date: ASAPLocation: EdinburghContract type: Permanent

Job description

Salary: £40,000 to £46,000. 

Location: Edinburgh

Key skills: Software, C++, Labview

Would you like to be based in the beautiful city of Edinburgh? (help with relocation provided in needed) accessing brilliant benefits like half days on Fridays, flexible hours, gym memberships and many other incentives.

The client:

Engineering the Future. Work for an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable smart solutions. We employ 7,000 people across the UK with 2,000 based at our Edinburgh site. In addition to achieving Investors in People accreditation we have won the Queen's Awards for Enterprise and International Trade. We are currently entering a period of expansion offering exciting opportunities to work at the forefront of technology. With a large proportion of our engineers having chartered status, you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals.

You will be joining a team of creative software engineers responsible for designing and developing advanced software solutions for our high quality military products at our Edinburgh facility. You will develop software test capability for a number of complex products. 

We would like to hear from you if you relish a challenge; you demonstrate a flair for thinking out of the box and are passionate about a successful and rewarding career. You can rest assured that you will be able to tap into a wealth of help and knowledge to assist in your tasks and also further broaden your horizons.

So what will you do?

Software development may include the full software lifecycle from requirements analysis; through design, coding and unit test; to integrating the software with the hardware target; and lastly to acceptance test and delivery to the customer.

As a software engineer, you will be responsible for creating high quality and robust code; for fully documenting and recording your work products; keeping them under configuration management and providing plans and reports on progress to your supervisor.

You will be expected to complete tasks in accordance with appropriate processes and procedures and take an active role in engineering process improvement.

You will work closely with experienced and multi-disciplined engineers to solve real problems.

Most training will be delivered via on-the-job experience whilst working within a Common Delivery Team delivering software solutions to our customers. Additional formal technical training to augment the on-the-job training may be provided via taught courses depending on the business needs.

Skills needed:

· The successful candidate will have a degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with experience of developing software in industry or a research and development organisation.

· Programming in languages such as C, C++,

· Developing software for complex system environments

· DOORS requirements management

· National Instruments LabWindows/CVI, TestStand

· Good knowledge of developing software within a development process framework

· Good understanding of Software Configuration Management tools. We currently use Dimensions

· You will be able to demonstrate experience in most areas of the software lifecycle from requirements definition through to implementation, integration test and delivery.

· You will be an effective communicator and a team player.



Cordius Ltd team offers unrivalled expertise; a flexible and personal approach of successful recruitment within Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical disciplines - our highly experienced team of specialist consultants offer professional and transparent services to match the individual needs of both clients and candidates.

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