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C++ Software Developer

  • Fife
  • Contract
  • £52.00 - £57.00 per hour

C++ SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Hillend as a C++ Software Developer.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to write software for the UK’s latest frontline fighter, augmented/virtual reality trainers for nuclear submarines or even 3D mission planning systems for Typhoon and Hawk jets.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Engineer will involve:

  • Ownership of requirements, design and implementation, and test to a high standard, within schedule and estimates
  • Software development of solutions
  • Testing of completed functionality
  • Adherence to project processes and software development practices
  • Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership
  • Supporting System Test and Integration Activities
  • Production of appropriate technical documentation
  • Diagnosing and solving identified issues
  • As part of the software team you will be expected to work closely with team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily activities.

Your skills and qualifications as a Software Engineer:

  • Software development lifecycle and processes (e.g. design, coding, unit testing) and tools (e.g. UML design tools, code IDEs)
  • Experience of software development including desktop-based applications in an appropriate language: C++, Java
  • Windows or Linux target environments
  • Object-oriented design/development including UML
  • Project specific tools and processes such as DOORS, Enterprise Architect
  • A knowledge of Tactical Data Links and Datalink processing from a software implementation perspective (Desirable)

What we’re looking for in you:

  • A ‘can do’ attitude; deliver within agreed budgets and timescales
  • Self-organisation and good time management
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Ideally you have an honours degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant STEM subject, although relevant knowledge and experience may offset the qualification requirements. You will be required to obtain full Security Clearance.

Location: Hillend

Rate: £57.50 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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