Vacancy detail

Software Engineer - Senior

£40,000 – £60,000

Location: United Kingdom (Newport – Newport) Type: Permanent

Software Engineer - Senior

We are looking to recruit the ideal Systems Architect for our exciting client who are one of Europe's leaders in security and defence and one of the world's fastest-moving and industry-leading space businesses.

The successful Systems Architect will get the chance to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, which has been constantly innovating to provide efficient and technologically advanced solutions in aerospace, defence and connected services across the world for over 15 years.


The successful Systems Architect must be able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Collaborates with Product Managers/Owners, Design Authorities, Software Engineers and Quality Engineers to develop the best solutions and improve time to market while ensuring project quality goals are achieved.
  • Provides technical expertise, removes obstacles and leads/facilitates the troubleshooting of problems in development, test and overall execution.
  • Ensures compliance with software development and quality engineering best practices, as well as, IM audit/compliance and security policies and standards.
  • Promote Software Design based on proven design patterns using modelling such as UML.


The ideal Systems Architect should have experience of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field.
  • Familiar with pertinent design and architectural patterns.
  • Object oriented analysis, design and development designed using UML.
  • Must have an understanding of requirements implementation and traceability


The client is offering the following comprehensive compensation package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual profit share
  • Enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave
  • Strong career development
  • Offering flexible working

Because of the nature of work undertaken, these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. If you who meet this criteria you will also undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Reference: AMC/PDU/2021/SES

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