Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1809-27_1537277060
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2018 14:24

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer for our client based in Newport. This is a contract position for an estimated 6 months.

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible to the Software Team Lead for executing allocated Software Work Packages within agreed cost, time and quality constraints.

The successful candidate is responsible for demonstrating that the developed product meets all specified customer requirements, by:
* Analysing requirements and specifying the software solution and work breakdown
* Preparing software architectural and detailed design UML Models and documentation
* Generating source code to implement all aspects of the software detailed design
* Controlling and reviewing work of the members of their team (where a team exists)
* Integration of software onto the target platform
* Providing software technical support
* Supporting the company software process and procedure updates

The role is based in Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad

* All Software is designed, developed, integrated and tested in accordance with our clients standards; all supporting documents are produced in accordance with our clients standards
* Tools, methodologies and coding standards are appropriately specified and applied to achieve project aims.
* Technical design decisions are made within the context of known practices, established precedents and acquired "technical" expertise.
* The cost/benefit trade-offs of design options are understood, enabling appropriate judgement calls to be made.
* Software development plans can be estimated, and resource requirements can be allocated against plans.


Minimum level of education:

Academic plus any additional education:
* Degree or equivalent Engineering experience

* Product related training relevant to area of expertise
* 5-10 years experience of professional experience

Essential Experience
* Must have extensive experience of software development and be familiar with a number of software development methodologies.
* Able to carry out development tasks of up to six months duration with very limited supervision.
* Must have experience of software systems design & implementation for networking communications in a commercial and/or military environment
* Must have experience of stakeholder engagement (e.g. for requirements analysis, design trade-offs, third party certification/accreditation etc.)
* Must be familiar with process driven software development

Essential Skills
* Proficient in real-time software design and development in a resource constrained / embedded environment using C or C++.
* Familiar with pertinent design and architectural patterns.
* Object oriented analysis, design and development designed using UML.
* Must have an understanding of requirements implementation and traceability, and of work package definition and estimation.
* Must have successful track record of working in a lead role.
* Must be highly self-motivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communications skills.

Desirable Skills
* Experience of full project lifecycle
* Experience of Requirements Management (e.g. using DOORS)
* Experience of software implementation of data or voice network protocols (TCP/IP, SNMP, VOIP)
* Knowledge of cryptographic techniques and their application in products / systems.
* Experience of SQL database interfacing/design
* Experience of software configuration management

Candidates must have a background to enable an SC clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.