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DevOps Engineer

Ref no. BHN566971
Location Ealing, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Key skills required for this role

DevOps, Software Engineer, C++, Java, Gradle, Conan


DevOps, Software Engineer, C++, Java, Gradle, Conan

Job description


We are looking for talented and experienced software engineers to come into our DevOps team to help support the talented engineers who are developing the next generation of Sonar Systems. We pride ourselves on world class engineering, delivering agile solutions to a wide range of customers across the world

We're currently on a journey to improve the experience for its extremely capable development teams by adopting more Agile methods with DevOps playing an increasingly important role as we scale up the level of Continuous Integration and Automation in our delivery pipelines.

As a result, we can provide the opportunity to work with some extremely bright and talented people, embedding the skills of mathematicians and physicists into signal processing and artificial intelligence that operates at the cutting edge of the defence industry.

In this role you will be working with a team of 50+ software developers designing, implementing, and testing solutions for sonar systems that will be delivered to a wide variety of different Navy's from across the world.

We have a requirement for passionate Software Engineers with strong software development skills and equally strong DevOps skills. The ideal candidate will be a software engineer who both understands what a developer requires (and could in theory join the development team from time to time to write code). But also, one who also understands and has a passion for building, maintaining, and streamlining the continuous development and integration pipelines which support them.

You will be working with a mixture of technologies and software languages, based around a virtualised development environment and as such there is a wide range of skills that are applicable to this role. It is not expected that one person will hold all these skills, but it is expected that the DevOps team will have sufficient breadth and depth to cover all, and you will be key to achieving this.


  • Construction & Maintenance of the Software Development Environment
  • Collaboration with colleagues across the world to ensure the system is always available.
  • Development and maintenance of the CDI build and test pipelines across projects.
  • Researching new techniques and best practice to apply to the work.
  • Providing support to the application developers on an as needed basis.
  • Accountable for cost and schedule of assigned work.

Experience needed:

  • Roles are subject to security clearance without restrictions.
  • Experience in C++ or Java Development.
  • Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle.
  • Experience developing build pipelines in Conan and or Gradle.
  • Experience of VMware ESXi would be an advantage.
  • Degree in engineering, computer science or related subject.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Sonar would be an advantage.
  • Experience of Linux Red Hat application development and configuration would be an advantage.
  • Experience with a variety of Software Configuration Tools including SVN and GIT would be an advantage.

For full information, please get in touch.

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