Software Engineer

Hampshire, England • £28000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare + Flexi Time + Bonus • Permanent

Software Engineer - Romsey, Hampshire

Thatcher MCS are excited to be working with a leading Defence & Research consultancy based in Romsey. The company works across a range of projects and therefore the ideal candidate will have strong software development experience in either Java or C++.

The role offers the chance to directly contribute on cutting-edge defence and security software solutions, working alongside clients such as the British Government on security cleared projects.

Due to the nature of this role, the applicant requires an active SC clearance or eligibility to undergo the procedure as a minimum. Therefore, the role does not offer sponsorship and you will need to have been in the EU for a minimum of 5 years.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Engineering and delivering robust and professionally written code in either Java or C++
  • Picking up and learning new frameworks and languages and solve challenging problems both in terms of solution capability and performance.
  • Developing your own and others' ideas from concepts into products and solutions
  • Supporting business development activities by providing technical consultancy
Required skills and experience
  • Eligible for/or current SC Clearance
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in developing either Java or C++
  • Familiarity with TDD & continuous integration
  • A solid understanding of version control through VCS’s such as Git
  • A basic understanding of the architecture of complex software solutions
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private medical insurance and
  • Pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental care
Starting salaries depend on the current level of expertise and experience. Our roles require Security Clearance to SC Level, therefore you must have lived and worked in the EU for the past 5 years, and be willing to obtain this level of clearance if you do not already have it.

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, apply online or give me a call to discuss on 0117 930 5196


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