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Software Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £42.68 - £46.68 per hour


Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Software Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to join a team of engineers working on one of the most critical Defence programmes of the next few years.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development and reading of requirements in UML
  • Co-ordination of design solutions and interfaces across multiple mission systems equipment
  • Knowledge of programming in various languages such as C#, C/C++, Java, ADA, Visual Basic and Unity.
  • Requirements traceability using DOORS & Statemate.
  • Unit testing with the use of AdaTEST/Vectorcast.
  • E-ICD tool for review of ICD (Interface Control Document) baselines .
  • SW/SW integration testing with the use of a Model and Test Environment
  • HW/SW integration testing with the use of Hardware Integration Environment
  • Script development using PerlDCLSQL (Oracle).
  • Analysis of SPRs (Software Problem Reports) and implementation and testing of fixes as necessary.

Additionally, we are specifically looking for engineers with experience using one or more of the following

  • Solaris and/or Linux
  • Microfocus (Serena) Dimensions.
  • Hardware software integration in a real time embedded environment.
  • DO-178, Multi Core Processors and other industry standards.
  • Toolset and process development specialists.
  • Knowledge/experience of Windows Presentation Framework (WPF) and ‘Model-View-ViewModel’ (MVVM) design pattern.
  • Knowledge/experience of CIGI
  • Knowledge/experience of Pitch HLA

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Preston

Rate: £46.68 per hour (inside IR35)

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

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