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TSG Senior Software Engineer

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Recruiter: BAE Systems
Listed on: 6th January
Location: Portsmouth
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Senior Software Engineer

Would you like to play a key role within the engineering department in our maritime service business unit? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Software Engineer at our site in Broad Oak.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be performing Software Design, Development, Documentation, Integration and Test activities within various project teams in Training Services Group (TSG) working on complex systems. Project teams within Training Services Group, both customer training solutions, and internal investment & product development.

You will be capable of working with a high degree of technical autonomy, providing technical guidance to others relating to software engineering. This role applies depth and breadth of knowledge relating to software engineering in order to resolve the most complex challenges, issues and faults associated with installation, commissioning, operation and performance in the software discipline or technical area.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Engineer will involve:

  • Designing, reviewing, developing, testing, documenting, configuring and delivering software products to the agreed standards and procedures using the specified tools, within schedule and estimates
  • Resolving the most complex challenges, issues and faults associated with installation, commissioning, operation and performance of systems
  • Providing specialist technical advice and guidance to other professionals, technician engineers and/or customers, and works with a high degree of technical autonomy
  • Testing software products sufficiently to ensure software product quality is maintained and minimal or no re-work is required
  • Investigating and resolving obsolescence issues and problems raised during any stage of the development lifecycle, including software and system integration, qualification, and in-service trials
  • Production of appropriate technical documentation
  • Communicating effectively, identifying early potential risks, seeking clarification and providing feedback to team members and leadership
  • Ensuring that a good working knowledge of, and adherence to, Training Services software related processes, software development practices and product deliverables

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of programming languages, C, C# and ADA
  • Experience with all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Experience of UML or similar high-level design methodology.
  • Excellent software coding, integration and testing skills.

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with COTS hardware, and interface standards, including networks, switch and router configuration, and WAN protocols
  • Experience of virtualization infrastructure and technologies
  • Knowledge of management of deployed systems, security, account management and automated software deployment

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with others at all levels, you will have the ability to build positive relationships and work multi functionally. You will also have strong problem-solving attributes.

Location: Broad Oak

Salary: competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems