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Software Engineer

Job Title: Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worcestershire
Salary: 25000 - 45000
REF: 239
Contact Name: Gemma Herbst
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Nature of specific projects

Candidate might be involved in one or more of the following product developments or customer projects:

  • Development of system interoperability and security products. Defence and Government sectors and IoT opportunities. Various technologies particularly C#, Java, XML, Windows and Linux.
  • On-going software change and test of a networked system of desktop and bespoke devices for the Defence Sector. Particularly Windows desktop and but some Embedded Linux applications too.
  • Development of the company’s next generation of Vehicle Health and Usage Monitoring devices support software. C# Microsoft technologies, three tier architectures.

Must have

  • Skills in two Object-Oriented languages C#.Net & Java
  • Skills in Object-Oriented architecture design, software implementation, software build, and software test
  • Experience with MS Visual Studio 2010 or above
  • Experience with the Eclipse IDE preferably Mars or later
  • Experience of software/hardware system integration and test
  • Windows Desktop or Windows Server application development knowledge
  • Experience of implementing software for TCP/IP socket communications
  • Good Software Configuration Management and Issue Management experience
  • At least 2 years commercial programming experience however candidates with a very strong academic bias towards these ‘Must Have’ skills will also be considered.

Highly desirable

  • Skills in additional 00 languages e.g. C++
  • Familiarity with Ubuntu 14 LTS or later
  • Familiarity with Android OS
  • Experience with Video and VOIP over Ethernet
  • Usage of UML (ideally using Enterprise Architect) on hardware/software projects
  • Development of embedded C and C++ for embedded Linux using gcc
  • Cryptography: Windows bCrypt/nCrypt libraries or OpenSSL under Linux


  • Wireshark
  • ASN.1 (and XML)
  • SysML
  • Python, or Perl
  • SQL/Database experience

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Between £24,000 and £42,000.00 /year DOE