Software Engineer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Nuclear Engineering, Defence

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  • Salary:

    c£NEG/hr Umbrella WFH

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

  • Expiry date:


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Software Engineer - WFH - Duration 12 months - Rate c£NEG/hr umb 
Key words / skills: Software Eng, c#, .NET, C++, SQL, ASP.NET

Wilde Recruitment Ltd is working along side Cavendish Nuclear in order to recruit a Software Engineer to work on a long term contract - WFH.
As a Software Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Cavendish Nuclear are seeking a Software Engineer to join a small, established team developing applications for radiometric instrumentation and associated measurement services. In addition to demonstrable software development skills, we are looking for enthusiastic engineers who can work collaboratively within their colleagues to deliver multiple projects, and have the ability to innovate through the application of emerging technologies to our problem domains.

Instrument Supply - Cavendish Nuclear
Characterisation Services - Cavendish Nuclear

Target platforms are typically the Windows desktop or corporate intranet and our Software Engineers are expected to contribute across the full development lifecycle, from tendering and estimating through to post-delivery support and maintenance requiring expertise in design and testing in addition to coding skills across the full stack from device drivers and relational databases through to SPA frameworks.

The ideal candidate will hold a Degree (or equivalent qualification) in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related subject, and experience in the following areas:

Object oriented design
• Use Case analysis
• Ability to produce architectural, component and detailed designs based upon SOLID principles
• Ideally with experience of using Sparx Enterprise Architect CASE tool
• Familiarity with design patterns, tiered architectures, UML

Coding Skills
• Visual Studio IDE
• C#, .NET and .NET Core
• ASP.NET, MVC, ASP.Net Core
• TypeScript, Vue.js – although application with experience of other common SPA frameworks would be considered
• Visual C++, COM, MFC
• SQL and MS SQL Server, Reporting Services – in addition, Oracle familiarity would be advantageous
• Power BI

• Test automation using common test and mocking frameworks for the languages/environments above
• Coverage tool familiarity

Version Management
• Familiar with formal version management systems
• Ideally with experience of the Git version control tool.

Software development is performed on an accredited network and a security clearance is required. Applications and services are delivered to clients in regulated environments and all work is controlled under a Quality Assurance system accredited to ISO:9001.

The existing team members are based in West Cumbria. Many of the tasks to be delivered by this role can delivered remotely, however, there will be activities that require a physical presence in a Cavendish Nuclear office and therefore the successful applicant will be prepared to travel to one of our main site locations when required – Whitehaven/Sellafield, Warrington, Leicester, or Bristol. For less experienced applicants, regular trips to the West Cumbria locations may be desirable to facilitate professional development alongside the existing team members. In addition, occasional trips to client sites will be required.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.