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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £80 - £90 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Software Engineer - up to £90 per hour inside ir35 - Hertfordshire - onsite working- 12 months (extensions likely) - one stage virtual interview - SC security cleared project - Sector: Aerospace & Defence

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Software Engineer to work with a global leading aerospace and defence company.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a highly capable engineer team to explore and experimenting with new implementations and technologies to meet the evolving mission.


  • Designing and developing Test Equipment software to test world leading complex missile systems and sub-components.
  • Working with a wide range of teams and stakeholders across the company to deliver test software capability of products from early concept to production.
  • Challenging and implementing real change when opportunities arise in the way the software is developed both within test software and the wider software community.
  • Working in a Software Engineering office / lab environment engaging with test equipment and electronic circuitry.

Core Skills:

  • Must be eligible for SC clearance.
  • Previous software engineering experience in the development of test solutions
  • Strong ability to write software in C / C++
  • Previous experience working in an agile development team.
  • Knowledge and experience of NI TestStand is desirable.
  • Knowledge of electronics measurement and debug techniques using equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analysers
  • Understanding of communications and serial interfaces such as RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN and 1553

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with the defence and aerospace sector
  • Holds a current SC clearance.
  • Experience with C# and scripting languages
  • Experience of Test-Driven Development within a software engineering context and comfortable with practices like pair programming and lightweight design modelling
  • A good understanding of automation, continuous integration and DevOps principles and practices
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