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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60 - £65 per hour + INSIDE IR35

  • Contact:

    Fraser Richings

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    06 July 2024

Yolk Recruitment Ltd are working with Europe's leading weapons manufacturer for the recruitment of a C# Software Engineer on a 12 month contract (Inside IR35). Candidates need an active SC Clearance, and due to the sensitivity of the work, a valid UK-only passport.

C# Software Engineer - 12 Months - INSIDE IR35 - STEVENAGE - UP TO £65ph - SC CLEARANCE - HYBRID WORKING

Overview of department:

WSSE are integral in the development of weapon systems and system architectures, and as a result we have developed a capability supporting developments across the full product life cycle.

The team integrate real products, models and synthetic environments to provide visualisations, demonstrations, verification & validation as well as training capability and support.


  • The role support the development of the worlds most advanced defence systems from the initial concept all the way through to in service support and training, using a range of simulation technologies, including digital twins and emulators.
  • Working with Project Leads and Simulation Architects to design and develop simulation components as an end to end representation of a weapon System in a synthetic environment using C#, C++ and integration simulations, supporting a number of industry standards.
  • You will work as part of a heterogeneous agile development team, made up of mixed discipline engineers working in synergy to develop simulations and representations of real equipment.
  • Our approach to software development includes
    • Configuration control
    • Continuous Integration
    • Continuous Delivery or Deployment.
    • Unit testing and test driven development.

Skillset/experience required:

  • Proficient in C# / C++
  • Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse,
  • Ability to work from high level/system view into technical detail.
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of using Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems


  • Distributed simulation standards / Protocols (DIS, HLA, DDS) and web services development (JavaScript, Node JS or similar) Military Communications,
  • Datalinks and Interfaces such as 1553/1760 and Ethernet TCP/IP
  • Practical knowledge of System integration principles and processes
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