Application Developer

Ref: ZR_6334_JOB  ·  Posted on 29 July 2021

Introduction

Our client is seeking a Software Engineer to join a programme engineering team. The role will be to act as a senior software team engineer to develop and deliver a wide range of mission critical applications to our defence and intelligence customers. This will involve both the development of custom software as well as the integration of COTS and bespoke software. Dedicated development, test and integration environments are available to support problem investigation and resolution as well as distribution of new software releases.

This role offers a skilled and motivated Software Engineer an exciting opportunity to join the team at a very exciting time. The successful candidate will find themselves working on programmes at various stages of the development lifecycle, from requirements analysis through to design, build, test, and acceptance into live service. This will also be an opportunity to get involved with the transformation of our approach from traditional waterfall processes to an agile process where we will be partners with our customers rather than traditional defence suppliers. The role will also include the opportunity to work with our supplier base specifying and supporting the integration and testing of the third-party subsystem deliverables.

Key responsibilities
  • Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements.
  • Key interface to external customers and suppliers.
  • Attend scrum\team meetings.
  • Responsible for reviewing junior team members deliverables and providing feedback & guidance.
  • Act as lead engineer for small/medium programmes or subsystems within larger programmes.
  • Support Estimation Activities.
  • Supporting technical planning and management meetings; and
  • Provide software metrics to the programme.
Skills & experience
  • Java application development.
  • C/C++ based application development.
  • Web application frameworks development in languages such as JavaScript, jQuery, node.js, angular.js, HTML5/CSS3 and Bootstrap.
  • Application development using Java orientated middleware, for example, JEE, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Camel.

Desirable Skills:

  • Software application development utilizing RDBMS (e.g. Oracle/MySQL) and/or unstructured persistence layers, (e.g. ElasticSearch, MongoDB).
  • Expertise in J2EE development - specifically with web application development.
  • Experience of Cloudera Hadoop including HDFS, Flume, Sqoop, Hive, Impala, Accumulo, Spark.
  • Oracle based development (Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, DBA skills).
  • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model.
  • Experience of scripting languages; Perl, Python, ruby.
  • Experience with high performance distributed systems.
  • Experience of Data Analytics and Visualization.
  • Experience in secure development techniques and tools that produce secure systems.
  • Understanding of virtualization (e.g. VMWare and Hyper-V); and
  • Experience of PKI and encryption techniques.
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