Principal Software Engineer

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29 Aug 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Principal Software Engineer / Software Team Leader.

C++, Embedded, OOD, Aviation, Radar, GPS, Communication Systems, RF, Antenna Systems for Military and Civil users.

Our client is looking for a Senior C++ Software Engineer/Team Leader. An opportunity has arisen to work with their highly skilled team at their R&D Facility in Leatherhead.

As a Principal Software Engineer / Software Team Leader you have a proven track record of working in a commercial environment on software projects. The successful candidate will join their experienced team, as they continue the development of their world-leading Ground Penetrating Radar and Integrated Communications Environment products.

As a Principle Software Engineer / Software Team Leader your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Degree, MSc or equivalent experience.
Team working ability and drive to deliver on time.
Solid C++ experience.
Object Oriented Design and Programming experience.
Experience of embedded processors.
Experience of interfacing with hardware devices.
Solid understanding of software development life-cycles and processes.
Leadership/managing teams experience.
Experience of requirement analysis both internal and from the customer.
Software architecture.
Customer facing.
Behavioural: self-starting, adaptable, problem solving.

Nice to have:

Familiarity with GUI/event-based design.
Experience with embedded operating systems.
Knowledge of aviation regulatory standards for software: DO-178.
Familiarity with Qt.
Experience programming peripheral interfaces, particularly Ethernet, SPI, serial ports.
Test driven development experience.
Experience with Atlassian JIRA, Git and Atlassian Bamboo.

As a Principle C++ Software Engineer / Software Team Leader your main responsibilities will involve:

The purpose of the role is the design, coding, debugging, testing and maintenance of software for embedded applications encompassing both low-level microprocessor code as well as higher level software designs running within an embedded operating system environment.
This will be undertaken alongside other technical activities while working with hardware and software engineers to deliver specific project goals derived from future product requirements.
Responsibilities will include the development and implementation of embedded algorithms, peripheral drivers, protocols, human-machine interfaces and documentation of the same.
A key element of the role will be the delivery of new software within agreed timescales and to budget.
The right candidate will be comfortable managing a small team and delivering robust code. Demonstration of competence in using C/C++ is essential as is embedded programming experience of both low level and high level code.

Principal Software Engineer / Software Team Leader- C++, Embedded, OOD, Aviation, Radar, GPS, Communication Systems, RF, Antenna Systems for Military and Civil users.

Salary - Competitive plus bonus and Flexi Time

Location - Leatherhead, Surrey