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Application Software Engineer

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Recruiter: QinetiQ
Listed on: 17th September 2019
Location: Ashford
Salary/Rate: Negotiable
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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QinetiQ Application Software Engineer Ashford QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ Group PLC specialising in the design and manufacture of a range of state of the art Unmanned Aerial and Surface Target systems including the world leading Banshee target. QTS targets are used to enable realistic weapons test and evaluation and operator training in over 40 countries worldwide with QTS providing a complete managed service in over 15 of these countries.
Why recruiting?
We are currently seeking to recruit an Application Software Engineer to carry out application software design work on various customer and QTS projects relating to unmanned air vehicles, aerial targets, surface/marine targets and related technologies. In particular, for the command and control software running on PC has and associated software tools.
The role will involve:

The designing, implementation and maintenance of PC based software applications using Microsoft Visual Studio with the C++, C# and Visual Basic languages.
The design, implementation and maintenance of PC based test programs
Software prototype testing.
The production and maintenance of design records in accordance with company procedures.
Production support.
Providing support to Field Services and Trials activities.

The successful candidate will:

be degree qualified in Software Engineering or a related field with education covering the development of PC based applications.
have extensive experience of software development
have experience of using MS Visual Studio programming in visual basic / C++ / C# * be competent in technical report writing
have a high level of competency using Microsoft Word/Excel/Visio & PowerPoint is essential.
have demonstrable interest in aviation desirable
have excellent communication skills
have a genuine interest to work with product realization
be creative and pragmatic
be interested and willing to handle a diverse portfolio of projects and assignments
be self-driven and able to deliver
use structured and documented work methods

We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.