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Software Engineer

Ref no. BHN557492
Location New Malden, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client are seeking software engineers to join them in the development of next generation systems for Royal Navy submarines.

Key skills required for this role

Embedded Software, C/C++


Software development experience ideally in the defence sector or simillar

Job description

What you'll be doing:

  • Conducting investigation of system wide issues, raising of observation reports for defects, and coding and testing the changes.
  • Prototyping and development of new software functionality to address the needs of the Royal Navy's submarine fleet.
  • Hands on software development
  • Undertaking installation of new builds & operating environments.
  • Supporting planning & coordination of target testing on kit.
  • Supporting the Desktop Development Environment for testing.
  • Conducting investigation of defects as required and support of defect clearance and release acceptance process.

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience of integrating software-intensive, complex real-time embedded systems.
  • Programming background using C++ / C# or Ada (or similar).
  • Able to apply past experience to support the understanding and investigation of new issues.
  • Familiar with Windows Operating System (Client & Server) functionality and virtualisation technologies.
  • Ability to methodically investigate a symptom to understand and isolate the root cause.
  • Experience of interacting with engineers across multiple disciplines e.g., hardware, software & systems.
  • Experience of delivering systems, working to deadlines and working in a pressurised environment.


  • Experience working in software development, engineering or defence would be an advantage

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