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Software / Hardware Development Engineer


Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                 Software / Hardware Development Engineer
Location:                 Devonport 
Compensation:       Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:               Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                    SF49961
At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Software / Hardware Development Engineer at our Devonport site.

The role
As a Software and Hardware Development Engineer, you will work as part of a team to develop and integrate the software product with a wider system as well as develop simulation software to simulate the system.
Day to day, you will contribute to the design and development of the simulation software, perform detailed Radio asset interface analysis to support the development of both Simulation and Control Scripts for a variety of assets, interface Control Document analysis ideally with reverse engineering skills if required and produce and Test scripting software to interface the software product to the underlying system hardware using industry standard messaging protocols


Essential experience of the Software / Hardware Development Engineer
•    Experience of Software development in C# and\or Java.
•    Experience of software and hardware interfacing over a variety of commercial interfaces, e.g. serial and network.
•    Hands on experience of configuration and customisation of system hardware components using TELNET, SSH or Web interfaces.
•    Experience of legacy and modern interfacing and messaging protocols such as serial, TELNET, SNMP & REST interfaces.
•    Practical experience of various network technologies, e.g. IP, TCP, UDP, vLAN’s, Subnets & IPSEC.
•    Practical experience of Integrating third party software and sub-systems into a larger system.
•    Practical experience of Operating System installation, customisation and configuration on both Physical and Virtual environments.

This is a hybrid role with 2 days per week based in the office at Devonport. How many days at the office may defer dependant on the stage of the project.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.
Our Benefits

•    Generous holiday allowance 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme 
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
•    ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages
Babcock International 

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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