Principal Software Engineer

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North West London
£50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Gold Group
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Principal Software Engineer

North-West London


Principal Software Engineer needed for a multinational defence organisation based in North-West London who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Principal Software Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge in full project lifecycle, design implementation and formulation of integration and test strategies.


* Bonus schemes
* Flexible Working
* 25 days holiday
* Early finish Friday

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Principal Software Engineer will include:

* Requirement Analysis
* Software architectural and detailed design - UML
* Design implementation — C++
* Formulation of integration and test strategies
* Managing work packages
* Providing regular and clear technical progress reports to project management.
* Technical leadership
* Working with Analysts to develop processing algorithms
* Production of formal documentation throughout the development lifecycle including requirements specification, detailed design and test
* Planning and estimating
* Configuration management — SVN, WindChill
* Adherence to company engineering processes

What experience you need to be the successful Principal Software Engineer:

* C++ (or other high level 00 programming language) in a multi-threaded implementation environment Windows / Linux
* UML— Rhapsody or Enterprise Architect
* GUI ergonomic design and development
* Digital signal processing (audio/image processing/sonar/radar)
* Real time operating system development environments
* Understanding of networking (TCP-IP, Serial etc.)

Personal attributes:

* Self-disciplined, adaptable, proactive
* Innovative, able to adapt to alternative solutions/technologies
* Good communication skills —verbal and written
* Good financial estimating and scheduling capability
* Analytical, problem solving and technical leadership skills
* Methodical, with attention to detail
* Able to work independently or within a team structure

Suitable candidate must be able to obtain SC clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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Contact Details:
Gold Group
Tel: 01342330557
Fax: 01342 330 520
Contact: Alii Thorogood

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