C++ Software Engineer

Ref No. EMP425899
Salary £375 - £400/day
Location Hastings, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Now Interviewing


My client, a leading UK Defence organisation is looking to recruit a C++ Software Engineer on a contractor basis. Due to the nature of work candidates will need to be eligible to obtain UK SC Clearance.


Software Engineering, C / C++, Full Lifecycle

The Job

Purpose of Position

This role is for a Software Development Engineer who has demonstrable skills in software engineering across the lifecycle. The successful candidate will have experience of the C++ programming language, specifically in developing Windows based applications. Experience of GUI development using modern C++ software development techniques and tools (Embarcadero C++Builder or Embarcadero Delphi and/or other C/C++) is highly desirable. Additional skills in migrating C code to C++ code, XML and embedded application development would be beneficial.

The successful candidate must have good team working and interpersonal skills and be able to show their technical knowledge can be applied successfully to achieve good quality output.


The successful candidate will perform the following activities:

  • Participate in a project development team
  • Develop good quality C++ code from the design & existing C code base
  • Undertake software integration and testing
  • Produce technical documentation to support the software lifecycle

Required Education & Experience:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent experience).
  • The successful candidate will be subject to security clearance.

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