Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: Up to £500 per day + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1903-72_1555079136
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2019 15:25

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer - to work for our client based in Newport, South Wales.

This is a contract position for an estimated 6 months, and the max rate of pay is up to £500.00 p/day

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

The Senior Software Engineer 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

REQUIREMENTS/ RESPONSIBILITIES - Senior Embedded Software Engineer:
* All Software is designed, developed, integrated and tested in accordance with our clients; 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.

This job needs to contribute to (list max. 5 additional/project/interactive tasks)
* The provision of technical guidance to fellow team members in software development tools and methodologies
* Success of both internal and external design reviews and project reviews throughout the development life cycle.
* The support of the design and development of critical components where decisions have a significant impact on project timescales.
* Customer liaison, by representing our clients project related technical matters at stakeholder meetings.
* Design and Development by taking a technical role as a Prime on a critical component where required.
* Career development of both the job holder and their team members (if any), by agreeing challenging and business focused objectives


Essential experience:
* Must have experience of software systems design & implementation for networking communications in a commercial and/or military environment
* 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

Successful applicants must meet eligibility requirements to obtain UK Security Clearance

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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