Software Engineer - R&D

Ref No. EMP443920
Benefits Bonus
Location Chippenham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


Join a Research and Development team with an exceptional track record in developing the next generation of tactical information systems.


Devops, Virtualisation, Cloud

The Job

Join a Research and Development team with an exceptional track record in developing the next generation of tactical information systems.

This team act as the companies R&D experts focussing on developing future technologies that won't even make it down to the design teams until 2022. They are responsible for the most interesting projects and are able to offer excellent salary and benefits, competitive career progression options and training into all manner of technologies.

The company is a world-leader on the design and integration of cutting-edge communication systems, delivering a new capability to military, government and civil customers worldwide. Due converging of technology's they are looking to adopt several new approaches to what has been a more traditional engineering sector. Due to this, they need Principal Software Engineer who understands Devops, Virtualisation, cloud computing and some form of RF networking.

Re-locators are also welcome to apply and my client can offer assistance to those who qualify.



Responsibilities for this Principal Software Engineer role

On a typical day the role will involve working with and providing technical leadership to the R&D development team to deliver innovative software solutions to meet our customers' needs. Integrating solution(s) onto representative test, development and end user representative systems (including military) to ensure that functionality and performance is in accordance with the agreed goals/requirements.

Requirements for this Principal Software Engineer role

- Familiarity with DevOps tool chains and working within a continuous integration environment
- Experience with Virtualisation, ESXI, HyperV application container technologies and with cloud computing
- Knowledge of Tactical/Wireless/Mobile Networking
- Understanding of Linux Programming and Scripting
- Experience delivering solutions through Virtualisation and Cloud deployment
- IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, EA Rhapsody



- Great starting salary
- Company pension
- Bonus
- Nine day working fortnight!
- Life insurance

Due to the nature of the work at this site, applicants must be capable of achieving SC level UK security clearance. Current clearance is not a requirement.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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