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SC Cleared Java Developer

  • Salary: £375 - £425 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 02/08/2017
  • Job reference: J370737A

Role Title: Java Developer
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Portsmouth
Duration: 3 months

Specific Responsibilities
* Captures and defines simulation system and test equipment requirements;
* Authors elements of standards that define the use of simulation equipment for combat system integration;
* Generation and proof reading of user guides, technical manuals and test schedules;
* Definition, conduct and observation of system tests; and
* Provides of supervised advice and guidance to DE&S regarding the operation, sustainment and evolution of synthetic test environments and analysis tools.

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required
* Able to contribute to all stages of the software engineering life-cycle.
* Demonstrable software development skills and knowledge of languages including Java, C# and LUA.
* Demonstrable expertise of integrated development environments including Eclipse, Visual Studio and NetBeans.
* Demonstrable expertise of source control software such as StarTeam.
* Demonstrable understanding of network standards such as DIS,HLA ,TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, NTP and DDS.
* A demonstrable record of success delivered by the application of technical skills.
* Excellent communications skills (written, verbal and presentational); able to communicate technical issues to non-technical audiences.
* An excellent grasp of the English language including a proven ability to write clear and concise technical specifications.
* A strong analytical and logical mind in order to present technical issues in a methodical and understandable manner.
* The ability to work as part of a team to draw rational conclusions and processes from multiple sources of technical data.
* Demonstrates a culture of continuous improvement and ownership.

Skills & Competencies:

Must have:
* At-least 3 years of software development experience
* Specialised in Java
* Full SDLC understanding
* Degree level expertise encompassing software engineering, computer science, or similar technical discipline with some post degree experience (or equivalent).
* Member of a relevant technical body or similar accreditation and developing a body of evidence to support chartered status.
* Microsoft Office computer literate.
* Holds a current UK car driving licence

Ideally would have:

* Experience of Defence Industry
* Demonstrable competency with requirements management tools such as DOORS.
* Demonstrable competency with network of analysis tools such as Wireshark.
* Awareness of virtualisation technologies and approaches.
* Awareness of combat system components such as radar, navigation, command and control with detailed understanding of some systems.


*The ideal candidate should be SC cleared, or eligible and willing to undergo the relevant checks.*


Please submit CVs in the first instance.

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