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Software Architect

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Recruiter: General Dynamics
Listed on: 24th April
Location: South Wales - Oakdale
Salary/Rate: £60,700
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Be part of the solution - Can you help develop the services that underpin the next generation tactical communication and information system for the British Army?

You will lead the Design and Definition for the software and define appropriate patterns to address the unique challenges of the deployed and mobile environment. You will be responsible for defining the technical approach for management applications within the Tactical Domain, by managing the Design, Definition and Implementation of system management applications, and potentially 3rd Party COTS applications to provide a standardized portfolio of management tools.

On a typical day you will be involved in technically leading a team of software developers throughout the Software Development Life Cycle.  Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution between the partner organisations to ensure a robust, high quality software design is implemented which is appropriate for the intended environment.

You will bring with you your experience in:

  • Working in a Scrum environment
  • Engineering tools such as IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert
  • Generating well-structured technical documents and manage through a review with various stakeholders and customers
  • Using Architectural styles and Design Patterns and conveying their use to the development team

You will join a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver solutions that meet customer needs to a defined quality standard within agreed timescales and budgets.

Depending on your background you may also have some experience of some the following:

  • Understanding and experience of Designing Software for distributed systems requiring High Availability
  • Specific understanding of the Bowman/BCIP system, especially around the Communications Planning elements
  • .NET Core
  • Modern Front-end framework design.
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript or TypeScript

Our Company Benefits:

  • We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering highly competitive benefits:
  • A compressed nine-day fortnight - which means every other Friday off!
  • A flexible benefits scheme - allowing you to adapt your benefits to suit yours and your family's needs
  • A personalised career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company
  • Professional training and development courses, both internal and external - allowing you to reach your full potential
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognised and rewarded, which includes compressed hours, reduced hours and job share
  • A Company sports and social club, offering events at discounted prices - giving you the opportunity to meet and socialise with your fellow colleagues outside the workplace

About General Dynamics UK

General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of more than 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defence and scientific arenas.   In the UK, we employ more than 1,400 people and are leading the way in Armoured Fighting Vehicles, avionics and communication systems.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.

We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace - inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team