Lead Software Engineer

Ref: ZR_6537_JOB  ·  Posted on 21 October 2021


Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems

Our client makes it their business to understand the clients' key issues to provide end-to-end tailored solutions.

With extensive experience in communications systems, electronic sensors, and information assurance and in both the civil and military domains, they understand the technical complexities of modern and future systems. The team of over 350 engineering consultants develop new concepts, capabilities and systems to protect what matters most to their clients.

Our client remains a British centre of excellence for world-class innovation and engineering.

Key responsibilities
  • A lead software engineer is someone who usually oversees a technical team. They lead on Software development and help with an technical issues or finds solutions for a customer.
  • The will be working on the CC1 – A dismounted Situtional Awareness system – this has been developed by our client and their customer.
Skills & experience
  • Software design
  • Java, ideally Kotlin (or willingness to learn)
  • Application development for Android and/or Knox
  • Networking:
  • Configuration and implementation of: IP, TCP, UDP, DHCP, DNS, routing tables, firewall rules, and multicast (from both client and server side)
  • Designing and implementing custom network protocols: transport layer and up
  • Problem solving, Reporting & documentation
  • Customer facing roles
  • Requirements management
  • Task triage & prioritisation

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Deep networking knowledge
  • Awareness of routing tables
  • Experience of Military radios
  • Good awareness of Android and an awareness of what is (and is not) possible for modifying the android platform
  • Designing your own network protocols
  • Experience Linux internals
  • Worked on an Agile Scrum Team
  • Experience in how to make platforms secure and awareness of how they can be reverse engineered
Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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