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Software Engineer

  • Location: Gloucester
  • Salary: + bonus and benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Jonathan Armstrong
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH77372_1635324326

My client is a market leader and well-known brand operating within the areas of Cyber Security, supporting government and businesses around the world.

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals to work as software engineers in one of their embedded software teams, based from their offices in either Gloucester or Guildford. Relevant industry experience is preferable but most of all we are looking for bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals with a strong academic background and the ability to learn quickly.

We have a range of roles available, from graduate entry through to experienced engineers and developers.

You will be responsible for:

  • High performance application design and development in C or C++ and related languages.
  • Developing and deploying software which typically includes low level development (eg real-time software, drivers, embedded software etc.) and requires an understanding of the underlying hardware systems.
  • Managing technical tasks/projects and people
  • Customer-facing delivery, sometimes to challenging deadlines.
  • Customer-facing technical consultancy
  • Working towards gaining the experience required to take technical lead roles.

You will have:

  • A strong academic background typically in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics, or with proven experience in a software engineering position
  • Broad interest in wireless technology, embedded systems and awareness of latest industry developments.
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organised in a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent team working abilities
  • Understanding of low-level computing concepts
  • C or C++ experience


  • Development on and for embedded systems
  • Range of other development skills, including Java, HTML5, React/Redux, Python, GDB
  • Modern software development methodologies such as Agile and Test Driven Development
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering high quality software solutions
  • Understanding of radio communication systems and concepts

The package:

You'll receive a very competitive salary (offers relate to level of experience) and other benefits including car allowance, bonus, pension and life assurance. In addition, there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

*** Please note these roles require UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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