Programme RMS IS – AVON
Specific Job Description Successful candidates will be responsible for performing a range of software engineering tasks across the development lifecycle, including but not limited to; assisting with requirements analysis, software design, implementation, and software testing and will be required to support integration and test activities in support of system upgrades and deployments.
They will be expected apply their knowledge of computer systems and software engineering best practice in the performance of their duties and be responsible for ensuring software compliance standards are met by the application of appropriate processes, procedures and tools throughout the software development lifecycle.
Successful candidates will be expected to use their extensive technical knowledge and experience to guide projects to successful completion and may be required to take a leading role on such projects/activities.
They will be knowledgeable and proficient in the application of an extensive range of software engineering practices and will display a proactive and innovative approach to developing complex technical solutions to difficult customer business/mission problems.
They will be responsible for assisting with accurate estimating/planning, will be expected to manage their own workload effectively to ensure that project milestones are met, and will take responsibility for guiding and ensuring the quality of solutions developed by more junior team members.
This role will require frequent interaction with the customer in a technical capacity and the candidate will be expected to represent the organisation as a prime technical contact as required.
The position will be full-time within the existing team developing cutting edge software solutions for both customer and Lockheed Martin enterprises. The position requires solid software development knowledge and an understanding of the software development lifecycle. Work location is based around the Gloucester/Cheltenham area.
Functional Area RMS IS – Technical Directorate
Vacancy Location Gloucester
Required skills, qualifications and experience Demonstrable excellence and in depth knowledge and experience of at least one of the following programming languages: Java or C++, C#.
Extensive experience of database design and interaction using SQL in a secure environment.
Extensive software engineering/development experience in challenging environments.
Experience and demonstrated use of a wide range of software development tools and procedures in a commercial software delivery environment.
Demonstrable knowledge and application of software configuration management tools and procedures.
Experience of following procedures relating to software architecture and design, software integration and test, and requirements verification.
Excellent experience of operating with methodologies such as AGILE in fast-moving project environments.
Experience of operating in network environments, understanding their challenges and resolving issues.
Extensive experience of software development in a Unix/Linux environment.
Experience of developing software applications for the cloud environment
A passion for developing high quality software solutions.
Proven experience of customer and stakeholder management including but not limited to; requirements negotiations, briefs and presentations, test and acceptance activities.
Evidence of ambition and a commitment to develop as an authority in their field with the potential to lead large development teams and activities.
Demonstrable experience in a team lead role
Extensive experience of providing support/mentoring to junior team members.
Proven ability to learn quickly.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
High standard of ethics and personal accountability.
Desired skills, qualifications and experience Experience with one or more of the following:
JBoss Application Server