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Ada Software Engineer

Contract Ada Software Engineer Duration (Contract/Fixed Term) 6 months Havant, Hampshire, Up to £45p/h Hours Per Week 37.5 Positions Available 1 Positions Remaining 1 Country United Kingdom (UK)

Job Description

Contract Ada Software Engineer
Duration (Contract/Fixed Term) 6 months
Havant, Hampshire,
Up to £45p/h
Hours Per Week 37.5
Positions Available 1
Positions Remaining 1
Country United Kingdom (UK)
Our client is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors. They are a leading provider of systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets.
Specific Job Description This job is for a Software Engineer to work within the Software Engineering Department, performing a variety of technical functions. The Software Engineer will support a number of different programmes, with the responsibility for software design, code development and test, along with defect correction as appropriate. The Software Engineer will report to the Software Engineering Manager, and will take technical guidance from the appropriate Software Technical Lead Engineer.
The Software Engineer will be expected to perform at all levels of the software development lifecycle, including requirements analysis (functional and non-functional), software design, code development, testing and documentation. The Software Engineer will ensure the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into software design and implementation, complying with technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

Key Responsibilities
Provide software development skills to a number of software development programmes.
Deliver software enhancements to satisfy technical requirements, within budget and to programme timescales.
Estimate, plan and track own technical tasks, providing clear accurate and timely status reporting.
Contribute to the delivery of the Team and Project goals and objectives, through demonstrating professional and flexible proactive behaviours.
Required skills, qualifications and experience
Experience of developing and testing real-time embedded software for defence platforms.
Excellent understanding of the principles of Software Engineering, with a proven track record of demonstrating the following skills:
Analytical: ability to analyse a wide range of technical problems and provide imaginative and pragmatic solutions.
Negotiation: ability to resolve issues in an effective productive manner.
Communication: ability to produce and present convincing presentations, design documents, etc.
Decision-making: ability to make appropriate decisions based on sound facts.
Interpersonal: ability to work within a team of people, good listening and debating skills.
Technical innovation: ability to achieve solutions innovatively.
Significant experience of programming in either Ada, Ada 83, Ada 95, or Ada 2005
Experience of creating and developing software designs using a formal software design tool (ideally Enterprise Architect, or close equivalent). You must have experience of UML methodology, including a good appreciation of the diagram set.
Adherence to process within a software development environment.
Excellent written communication through the use of e-mail, presentation and formal reports.
Strong drive to deliver on both personal and team commitments. Good appreciation of programme impact due to not achieving those goals.
A self-starter, capable of working effectively without day to day supervision, requiring only general direction.
Customer-focused attitude, with the confidence to represent the organisation both internally and externally.
Strong appreciation of sound Configuration Management and Change Control practices.
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
Experience of static and dynamic test tools.
Experience of Interface Definition Language (IDL).
Clearance Required for Role SC
Clearance to Start BPSS

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Key Consultant

Matt Seeney


I recruit primarily in the defence and aerospace industries here in the UK. I am always interested to speak to Systems & Software Engineers of all levels with defence and aerospace experience.