JAM Recruitment Ltd

Ada Software Engineer-UML-OOD-Embedded-Defence









About the role


The Software Engineering function in Edinburgh have a number of opportunities for experienced Ada contract software engineers to join one of our multi-disciplinary integrated project teams to contribute to the solving of real-life engineering problems on state-of-the-art avionics sensor systems such as: the radar for the Typhoon or Gripen fighter jet; one of the family of life-saving airborne Surveillance Radars; or perhaps systems to track and defeat missiles.


Job Description

You will work within a software team which is part of a wider multi-disciplinary integrated project team to do the development of subsystem software for a radar.


You will be expected to participate in all aspects of the life-cycle:




  • Requirements capture and analysis of software requirements

  • Production of requirements, design and test documentation

  • Integration and commissioning of the software/hardware and systems.

  • Participate in formal software verification and validation activities
















Skills, qualifications & knowledge




You should have experience of the following:


Programming in an object-oriented programming language such as C++


OOD (Object Oriented Design) and UML (Unified Modelling Language).


Developing software for a real-time embedded environment.


Hardware/software integrationOur toolset includes: Rhapsody, MatLab/Simulink, VxWorks, DOORS, Dimensions and JIRA.


Experience of some of these, or similar tools, is an advantage but not essential.
















Key responsibility areas



The successful candidate will work within an existing software team which is part of a wider multi-disciplinary engineering team involving software, systems, hardware and firmware engineers.



The introduction of new functionality will require involvement in all stages of the software lifecycle from requirements definition through to coding, integration and formal test with particular emphasis on software-hardware integration.


















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


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