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Application Developer (Hook - 6 months - £350+)

  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Hook, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 01/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91739

Are you on the lookout for a new contract?

My Client, a leading independent, end to end IT services and solutions company are looking for a software developer to join them on a 6 month contract in Hook.

  • Role: Software Developer
  • Contract: 6 months
  • Location: Hook
  • Pay: £350+

Essential Skills

  • C
  • Application Development
  • Linux / Unix
  • Strong understanding of end to end software lifecycle

Desirable Skills

  • UIM/X
  • C++
  • Python

If this sounds like a contract you'd be interested in, please give me a call or drop me an email and I'll get back to you to discuss the role further.

Thanks & Be lucky


0161 924 1498

Role overview

Part of the Software Engineering Team responsible for the design and development of the Client project. This will require experience throughout the entire software lifecycle and a drive to achieve excellent results.

Day to Day Responsibilities

The ability to define and elicit detailed software requirements is an essential part of the role and knowledge of use case modeling would also be desirable. The role will require close liaison with the requirements analysts and business analysts so strong communication and the ability to articulate design linkage to requirements is required. The ability to provide reasoned detailed estimates will be a key aspect of the role and working with both project management and other technical personnel will be on a daily basis.

Design knowledge is critical with a proven background in the Unified Modeling Language (UML) key to the expression of design artefacts with knowledge of design tools such as Sparx EA, Artisan, ROSE, RSA etc desirable.

Experience of both functional and Object Oriented design and engineering is essential as the product is evolving from following a functional to an OO design discipline. System level architecture is strongly desirable but essential knowledge in areas of multi-threading, interprocess communication and memory management must be demonstrated.

Working knowledge of, and a proven ability, to specify and conduct detailed unit and system integration testing is essential with knowledge of GoogleTest/nUnit (and derivatives) being strongly desired. Interfacing with test professionals is a required element of the role and the ability to review test collateral will be expected as part of the software engineering team.

The ability to conduct code reviews and inspections and provide constructive comments will be expected. A proven ability in problem determination will also need to be demonstrated with an understanding of debugging and fault finding essential.

Assumed Skills:
  • Requirements analysis
  • Modular Design
  • Unit Testing (e.g. GoogleTest, nUnit, cUnit,cppUnit)
  • Integration Testing
  • Experience of Configuration Management & source control tools (e.g. ClearCase, CVS, Subversion)
  • Build tool chain experience (e.g. make, ANT)

Essential Skills

o C
o Application Development
o Linux / Unix
o Strong understanding of end to end software lifecycle

Desireable Skills

o C++
o Python

Personal Competencies

o Strong interpersonal skills
o Strong communication, documentation and meeting skills
o Problem solving
o Analytical skills
o Methodical approach, pragmatic

Security Level Q1

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