Software Engineer

Ref: ZR_6970_JOB  ·  Posted on 09 May 2022


Are you a Software Engineer looking for a new role within the defence industry?

Do you have experience working with software tools such as Java and Spring Boot?

Do you have an active SC Clearance?

My client is a well-established defence and space company that specialise in the development of Satellite products, Satellite communications, and spacecraft payloads across the UK. They are industry leading innovators for everything aerospace focused within the industry.

They are looking for a Software Engineer who will support the delivery of a management systems for a new satellite programme. As the Software Engineer, you will work in an agile development environment and will contribute to all stages of the software development lifecycle.

Experience working across the design (particularly using UML/SysML), development (particularly using Java technologies) and test cycles would be desirable. Any experience of working with micro services or automated testing is a critical part of the project so any experience of this would be highly beneficial. 

This role will have hybrid working opportunities available to you, but my client is expecting candidates to be based on-site when required.

If this role meets your requirements, please apply now!!

Key responsibilities
  • Development of code within an agile environment (Scrum) and in line with Quality and processes defined within the project
  • Develop tasks assigned from Sprint Planning to include Unit Testing
  • Develop implementation to meet defined Acceptance Criteria
  • Support team with Scrum tasks such as Daily Scrum Meetings, Refinement Meetings, Sprint Planning, Closeout and Retrospectives
  • Interact and support the Test Team to deliver a good quality product.
Skills & experience
  • Java Core (version 8+)
  • Good knowledge of Developing with the Spring Framework, JPA and Hibernate (such as Spring Boot 2.x.x)
  • Experience of developing within a microservice architecture
  • Web Services using RESTful APIs and HTTPS
  • Knowledge and use of software design patterns (MVC)
  • Agile Development Processes
  • CI/CD delivery techniques
  • Source code management (Such as GIT)
  • Use of Issue tracking systems (such as Jira)
  • UML/SysML experience using Enterprise Architect or similar
  • Ability to interact with internal & external stakeholders in a confident and professional manner

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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