Software Developer - Cheltenham (Defence)

Software Developer - Cheltenham (Defence)

Job Title: Software Developer - Cheltenham (Defence)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDDefence_1585324797
Contact Name: Syed Qadar
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2020 15:59

Job Description

Software Developer - Cheltenham (Defence)

Based in Cheltenham, my client is one of UK's leading players in the Defence industry. Due to continued growth, a fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a Software Developer to join a dynamic and multifaceted team, you will have the opportunity to work on innovative and state-of-the-art security products.

In this role you can expect to work on a variety of challenging software projects and using a breadth of different technologies. Within this role you will be expected to:

  • Participate in all phases of the full software development lifecycle
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Production of appropriate technical documentation

Job requirements and qualifications

Required qualifications

  • Degree qualified in Computer Science / Mechanical Engineering / Physics / Maths

Required skills

  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • Proficient in C# or C++/Python/Java or similar
  • Experience in data architecture, databases (e.g., MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL), SQL and ORM design
  • Experience of working on complex object models or API's
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices & best practices for the software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Ability to rapidly pick up and apply new frameworks, languages and technologies

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of additional frameworks and languages e.g. Docker, Go, Node, Ruby, Vue, React, Angular
  • Working within an Agile method such as Scrum
  • Experience with automated testing - unit and system
  • Experience with Cloud platforms

Great opportunity to join an ambitious company who encourage their developers to attend professional courses and experiment with emerging technologies. They are a very flexible company who offer WFH and tailored working hours that suit your lifestyle.

If you are someone who does not want to be pigeonholed in one area, then this is the job for you. Apply today to be considered for video interviews!

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