Contract Software Engineer

Purpose of Role

Our client is seeking a Senior Software Engineer with Linux experience.

The role will involve working closely within our software development teams to design, develop and deploy a

range of complex software solutions hosted on Linux platforms and provide Linux specific expertise in the areas

of installation, configuration and optimization. The software will form part of a sonar system interfacing to ultra

supplied hardware and will be integrated onto dedicated and shared computing platforms for a wide range of

in-service ships and advanced research applications.

Key Responsibilities

* Linux Operating System configuration
* Linux application development and deployment
* Defect investigation and defect resolution
* Support of integration and verification activities
* Accountable for cost and schedule of assigned work

Skills, Qualification and Experience

* Red Hat Linux application development – Essential
* Red Hat configuration including production of Kickstart files – Essential
* C++ or Java Development – Essential
* Linux device driver development – Desirable
* Linux Device Driver porting – Desirable
* Red Hat certification (RHCSA, RHCE) or similar – Desirable
* Hands on experience of DevOps practices and tools – Desirable
* VMware – Desirable
* RTI DDS Experience – Desirable
* IP Network design and optimisation – Desirable
* Proficient with a variety of Software Configuration Tools including SVN and GIT – Desirable
* Sonar background – Desirable
* Degree in engineering, computer science or related subject

Personal Attributes

* Capable of achieving Security Clearance to at least SC level
* Self-motivated, adaptable to change, proactive, diligent and with good inter-personal skills
* Ability to rapidly apply generic knowledge to new problems in new environments
* Knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes and tools

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