Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: GS-SWE-UTM-0521
  • Date Posted: 24 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Clearly Defined
  • Location: Crawley
  • Salary: £430 to £450 Per Day
  • Sector: Engineering Technology, IT and Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 - 12 Months - Fixed Term Contract
  • Contact: Gary Smith
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01273890962

Job Description

Software Engineer

6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location: Crawley, West Sussex

Our client is developing an Air Traffic Management System. For this role they require experience of ATM or Unmanned Traffic Management Systems – UTM, Drones. 

What does the job involve? 

  • Implementing new Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) on both the server services and the HMI
  • Fixing Problem Reports (PRs) reported internally or by the customer.
  • Improving the software build process, the unit level testing process and the test plans in collaboration with the Integration team.
  • Helping the Integration team understand how to solve problems via configuration.
  • Estimating Enhancement Requests for prospective and existing customers
  • Generating releases and virtual machine images
  • Working in an AGILE, liaising with the SCRUM Master to ensure the software sprints are delivered on time and with the correct quality.

 What are we looking for? 

  • Knowledge of ADA, C++, Java programming languages (or the willingness to learn if not all are known)
  • A Team Player willing to help the other disciplines such as Hardware, Integration and Systems Engineering where necessary.
  • Preferably experience in HMI work using Qt/C++ and X/Motif
  • Experience with Linux, Jira, SVN, Git, Jenkins
  • Good level of self-organization and ability to manage multiple tasks at once.
  • An understanding of requirements and configuration management, aeronautical Software and Hardware standard (e.g., DO-278) and Air Traffic Control