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Senior Software Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer

Hybrid - Bournemouth HQ

Salary £60,000 - £70,000

We are working alongside one the UK's leading aviation simulation companies in the recruitment of a Senior Software Engineer.

Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager, the Software Team Leader will be responsible for providing technical leadership for software development work and line management for a small team of software engineers as well as their own technical tasks. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and leadership skills, strong software development skills and a passion for the on-time delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet all customer needs.

What Will I Need for The Role: -

  • Proven experience in software development at a senior technical level, ideally on MS Windows platform, with complex software systems.
  • Experience of team leadership including objective setting, appraisals, performance management, etc.
  • Proven experience of objected oriented design and use of software languages including C++, C# or Javascript. (Someone without C++ but with C# or Java would be considered).
  • Understanding of software version control and version control software such as SVN or Git.
  • Familiarity with software change management and defect tracking systems such as Jira.
  • Experience of working within Agile/Scrum and waterfall development life cycle.

Responsible For: -

  • Technical leadership of a team of software engineers to support development of the company's simulation products including:

Monitoring of task progress and reporting of progress, issues and risks to internal stakeholders including project and product managers

Support the planning of software development activities including work breakdown, estimation, proposal of technical approaches and solutions.

Ensuring that the work of the team is technically correct and meets the defined requirements.

  • Undertake software development activities including architectural, high-level & detailed designs, implementation of new features, bug fixes, testing of own work and that of the team prior to a handover.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives relating to the development process, development.
  • environment and tools used.

Benefits: -

  • Health Care
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • + More exciting benefits on offer.

For more information, please email for more details.

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.