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Software Engineer

Ref no. BHN560669
Location Portsmouth, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client is a technology SME, delivering advanced maritime technology. This position is for a Software Engineer/ Robotics Engineer with C++ 11 onwards and ROS/ROS2 to work on their Diver Delivery Unit, a unique British product.

Key skills required for this role

C++ 11, ROS or ROS2


Sponsorship is not offered for this position, applicants must be able to obtain BPSS clearance

Job description

Software Engineer

(Graduates will be considered)


  • Full Time
  • Permanent

What's on offer:

  • Private Healthcare
  • Share Options
  • Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Unlimited Paid Holiday
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Flexible Working
  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking

Responsibilities include:

  • Software development in line with the system requirements, including design, implementation, testing and validation
  • Testing and validation of software during sea trials
  • Production of comprehensive software documentation, to the best possible standards
  • Working flexibly with the software and engineering teams to ensure software and documentation are delivered on time
  • Working to the highest safety standards for software development, test and validation
  • Working collaboratively with established partner organisations to deliver robust integration of test plans within defined timelines

Essential skills and experience:

  • Degree level qualification in Mechatronics, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or similar
  • Software development experience (academic, industry or personal)
  • Fast learner and a team player

Desirable skills and experience (any would be an advantage):

  • Software development in modern C++ (11 onwards)
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • General understanding of closed loop control
  • Experience with ROS or ROS2
  • Experience with mobile robotics projects
  • An understanding of basic electronics
  • A proactive individual with strong commitment and self-motivation
  • Willingness to embrace innovation and creativity

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