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Principal Service Cloud Software Developer

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Ref no. BHN552283
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Do you have Service Cloud Software experience and looking for an exciting new opportunity? Leonardo is a global leader in defence electronics and designs and develops systems for situational awareness, surveillance and protection.

Key skills required for this role

Cloud, Cloud Vendors, Software Development, Software Engineering, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, P2P


Position subject to security clearance and proof of 5-year UK residency.

Job description

What you will do

As a Principal Service Cloud Software Developer, you will:

  • join a creative team developing solutions to transform the business as it digitally enables our products
  • solve complex engineering problems
  • implement robust and reusable designs
  • troubleshoot system software issues
  • analyse, monitor and improve efficiency and stability of systems
  • review code and feedback best-practice improvements
  • actively contribute to sharing knowledge and developing others
  • produce detailed documentation to comply with company processes and industry standards
  • plan and estimate development tasks and report status engineering and project management

We need you to:

  • Show a sense of Community: You'll embed yourself within our community, and value the progress all teams make. You'll want to help others
  • Be Adaptable: You'll be able to the evolve and confront the challenges our community face
  • Be Curious: You'll be an avid learner and stretch yourself to deliver on our aspiring mission
  • Show Radical Candor: You'll care personally and challenge directly
  • Be Passionate: You'll show energy and purpose to succeed in our mission
  • Be Pragmatic: You'll be able to perform balanced trade off studies to ensure that we strengthen our products and community to achieve our mission


This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo's future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life through flexible hours and part time options
  • Custom working: The role may be a mixture of home based and onsite
  • Flexible benefits: Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.
  • Network groups : To demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion we have network groups for
  • Carers (employees who care for someone who is either older, disabled or seriously ill)
  • Enable (supporting people with disabilities)
  • Equalise (development of a gender balanced workforce)
  • Pride (promoting equality for all LGBTQ+ individuals)
  • We also work in partnership with AFBE (Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers).
  • Training : Free access to Coursera which provides more than 4,000 online courses
  • Continuous Learning : You will be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring
  • Investors in People : We are proud recipients of the Investors in People Silver Award
  • Employee Assistance Programme : Providing free and confidential mental health support
  • Annual leave: We offer 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays and 12 flexi days

What we are looking for

  • Degree qualified in relevant science and technology area (Comp Science, Software Engineering, Electronics, Physics)
  • Experience operating in a professional engineering environment
  • Embedded software development skills (C++ or otherwise)
  • Experience applying best OO software engineering architectural Principals (e.g SOLID)
  • Experience operating in a team
  • Able to elicit clear requirements from stakeholders
  • Clear verbal and written technical communication skills to colleagues and management
  • Knowledge of information security and cyber principals in software engineering. This could be:
  • Implementing secure coding practices and threat modelling
  • Usage of RBAC, IAM and NAC principals for client server access
  • Utilization of containerisation techniques for security (e.g. Docker)
  • Experience of using P2P and associated encryption technologies such as TLS1.3
  • Experience in developing secure service meshes, performing encryption and access control across peer networks
  • Knowledge of devOps practices, principals of flow and usage of pipeline technologies (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Experience in integration with cloud vendors (AWS, GCP, MA) and typical cloud side architectures (Kubernetes, ingress gateways, docker)
  • Understanding of data mesh principals and zero-trust
  • Development for RTOS target environment

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