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Software Engineer

A real-time embedded software engineer is required in support of defensive aids development programmes within the Electronic Warfare business.

Job Description

Software Engineer

The role includes design, development, test and support of current and future programs.

Skills, qualifications & knowledge
Academic and Professional Qualifications
Degree level in relevant discipline and/or relevant experience in a software development environment which must include successful experience in a real-time embedded environment with a proven track record in schedule adherence and performance/quality.

Expert knowledge of the Ada software language.
Expert knowledge of OO design principles.
Expert capability in debugging in an embedded real-time environment with a COTS RTOS.
Good knowledge of UML.
Expert knowledge of a variety of Verification & Validation techniques, and the value of each.
Good knowledge of developing software within a mature development process framework.

Experience of Dimensions, DOORS, Rhapsody, VxWorks, AdaCore GNAT Pro & VectorCAST.
Wider experience of development in C++ and of development of PC based software using
Microsoft toolsets.

Knowledge and Competencies

Recent demonstrable experience in developing Object Oriented designs using the Ada language.
Able to demonstrate experience in all areas of the software lifecycle from requirements definition through to integration and delivery.

Defence / EW business domain experience.
Experience and understanding of development to RTCA/DO-178B.

Key responsibility areas
Specification, design, coding and testing of complex real-time embedded software in Ada.
Production of mission critical quality software, to high integrity levels, company standards and customer requirements.
Function as part of a team including support, development, peer reviews, etc.
Maintain schedule adherence with specific focus on cost, quality and delivery to time.
Reporting of progress, highlighting risks, opportunities and dependencies.
Intrinsic job factors

Personal attributes
Strong Technical focus.
Able to integrate and work well within a team / flexible team player.
Able to develop team members.
Good communicator with good interpersonal skills
Able to work with minimum of supervision on complex tasks.
Strong customer interaction.

What's in it for you?

Location: Luton

Hourly Rate: £48.23ph Ltd

Duration: 12 Months

Should you be interested in applying for or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Kaitee Parsons on 02392 228209 or email your latest CV

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy.

We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Kaitee Parsons


I cover a wide range of vacancies across the defence sector working on contract and permanent opportunities. I use my expertise to source quality candidates and maintain client relationships.   My background is aerospace, working for one of the UK's largest commercial airlines. I am now using my…