Software Engineer

Software Engineer
Job Reference:
LM People Job Code/Title:
Programme / Functional Group:
E1074I / Software Engineer Stf
TCP Gloucester
Description of Business Environment:
The program is a very dynamic, joint program office information technology-focused effort
with multiple subcontractors supporting an operationally oriented customer with numerous
mission critical demands. Projects on the program typically take the form of Task Orders,
which cover a wide range of budget, duration, scope, technology, and product types and
offer complex and challenging opportunities.
Specific Job Description:
Successful candidates will be responsible for a 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
Required Skills:
 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
 Extensive software engineering/development experience in challenging
 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
 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:
 Experience with one or more of the following: J2EE, Oracle, UML, JBoss
Application Server, HTML, XML, Web services, EJB, Hibernate, JSF, JavaScript,
JQuery, CSS, Ruby, Python, Perl, MongoDB, Hadoop
 Experience of developing software in an agile environment using SCRUM
 Experience of Rational Team Concert
 Experience with the design and implementation of a software development
environment on a mid-sized program
 Experience in the completion of software engineering activities within a government
customer environment
 Experience with COTS/FOSS Integration
 System software architecture modeling
 Network experience
 Complex/efficient data parsing/processing
Standard Job Description:
Plans, conducts, and coordinates software development activities. Designs, develops,
documents, tests, and debugs software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to
business/mission problems or questions in computer language for solutions by means of
data processing equipment. Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures,
and tools throughout the development life cycle. Applies knowledge of computer hardware
and software, subject matter to be programmed in business/mission applications,
information processing techniques used, and information gathered from system users to
develop software. Corrects program errors, prepares operating instructions, compiles
documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve
questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming
techniques, and controls. Ensures software standards are met.
Typical Minimum Education & Experience:
Ideally require a Bachelors degree from an accredited college. Will also consider
individuals with equivalent experience / combined education. Considered an emerging