Principal Software Engineer

Gloucestershire | Engineering , Systems

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

❓ Want to join a successful business who are passionate about solve their customers' problems, providing engineering solutions to safety and mission critical challenges in the air and on the ground?

❗ A trusted business, who's solutions can be found in the latest military aircraft and vehicles, in civil aircraft, and in unmanned vehicles.

🏆 The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

❗ A trusted and reputable company; who's solutions have been integrated in nearly all of the UK's nuclear sites.


  • Leading the implementation and integration of components within wider headless system running the Linux operating system.
  • Working across the entire development life cycle, from planning and requirements capture to product delivery.
  • Opportunity to support system integration activities with partners and customers.
  • Design, implement and test software to the required standards.
  • Liaise with customers and stakeholders, internal and external, as needed.
  • Generate technical documentation.
  • Provide customer technical support as required.

Experience needed:

  • Demonstrable track record of C++ application software design & development through the entire lifecycle.
  • Linux application software development and experience of building custom kernel / roots from source.
  • Working knowledge of Linux internals and various networking protocols.
  • Ability to generate unambiguous software requirements based on user and systems level requirements.
  • Experience of creating appropriate software test strategies and operational confirmation.
  • Strong configuration control abilities.


  • Experience with headless embedded Linux systems running on ARM Cortex-A processor
  • Working knowledge of USB and Bluetooth
  • Awareness of information assurance and security principles
  • Experience of dismounted soldier systems and tactical data links
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies and networking middleware
  • Android application development
  • Exposure to an agile-based workflow

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01/07/2023 11:45:00
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