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Senior Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £500 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1812-29_1548865709
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email: ashley.henson@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: January 30, 2019 16:28

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Senior Software Engineer for our client based in Newport. This is a contract role for an estimated 3 months and the rate of pay will be between £400-500 p/day LTD Company.


OVERVIEW
The Senior Software Engineer is responsible to the Head of Software Engineering 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


ACCOUNTABILITIES:

This Senior Software Engineer will need to ensure that :
* All equipment is designed, developed, integrated and tested in accordance with our clients Defence & Space 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 in detail, and resource requirements can be allocated against plans.


MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS:

This Senior Software Engineer will contribute to :
* 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 client on 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


EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

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
* Implementation of Windows application software in C#
* Strong knowledge of the .NET web framework
* Proficient in creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
* Object oriented analysis, design and development documented using UML
* Strong knowledge of concepts such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX.
* 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
* Knowledge of cryptographic techniques and their application in products/systems
* Experience of software configuration management



Travel - Within this role, there may be a requirement for business travel within the UK and abroad



SECURITY:
All candidates must be in a position to obtain UK security clearance to a minimum of BPSS level.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.