Software Design Engineers

2021-04-29 13:18:282021-10-09 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Perm
Area Edinburgh, United Kingdom Edinburgh United Kingdom
Sector Engineering - Software Engineer
Salary £40,000 - £60,000
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_838346
Job Views 121

Software Design Engineers – Test Systems 


Advantage Resourcing are looking for Senior/Principal Software Design Engineers for our client, a Global Engineering Services provider, for their Defence Electronics team co-located team based at their Defence Industry client’s facility in Edinburgh to design and develop test program software across the spectrum of techniques in software development for RF, Digital, Analogue and Power. 



  • Full software lifecycle from requirements analysis; through design, coding and unit test; to integrating the software with the hardware target; and lastly to acceptance test and delivery to the customer
  • As a software engineer, you are responsible for creating high quality and robust code; for fully documenting and recording your work products; keeping them under configuration management and providing plans and reports on progress to your line manager
  • Completing tasks in accordance with appropriate processes and procedures
  • Contributing to engineering process improvement
  • You will work closely with Hardware and Firmware engineers to solve real integration problems on test systems


Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required


  • Degree qualified in Software Engineering or related science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Capable of adapting to different contexts and situations
  • Programming in C language
  • NI LabWindows/CVI and TestStand

    Low Level Driver Development Good knowledge of developing software within a development process framework Able to demonstrate experience in most areas of the software lifecycle from requirements definition through to implementation, integration test and delivery

  • For Principal engineer – Mentor, coach and develop more junior members of the team in order to develop overall capability


  • Knowledge of LabVIEW and LabVIEW FPGA would be beneficial
  • Developing software for test system environments. RF test system environment experience would be beneficial
  • Good understanding of Software Configuration Management tools e.g. Dimensions would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Requirements management tools such as DOORS would be an advantage but not essential


Due to security requirements these posts are open to SOLE UK NATIONALS ONLY to clear the background checks and obtain unrestricted SC clearance. Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage.

Advantage Resourcing are acting as an Employment Agency on behalf of its client.
To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or contact Philip Delaloye on 01615198372.


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Advantage Resourcing are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgement solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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