Software Engineer

Portsmouth, Hampshire

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On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Software Engineer to join on an initial 6-month contract. You will join our Modem team within the Product Engineering group.
The team is undertaking the design and implementation of a satellite communications Software Defined Radio (SDR) modem. You will be part of a small multi-disciplinary team containing software, system, firmware and infrastructure engineers. There will be scope in the future to work on further developments as project needs arise.
You will need to be able to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

Role: Software Engineer
Pay: £55.00 per hour via Umbrella Company
Contract: Monday to Friday, 37 Hours a week, 6 months
Location: Portsmouth
IR35 Status: Inside
SC Clearance: BPSS Clearance


  • You will research and develop aspects of modem products and associated communications systems, using your experience in software within complex systems
  • Developing software aspects to support the operation of satellite modem products based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies.
  • Definition, implementation, verification and validation activities associated with these solutions.
  • Work in response to requirements, defining sub-systems, communicating risk and specifying test and verification techniques.
  • Occasionally diagnose software problems in the laboratory prototyping environment.
  • Develop and maintain skills to support on-going and future development.


  • Proven C++ software engineering on Linux platforms to a high standard
  • Experience of device management interfaces (e.g. SNMP, Web) for design, implementation and test

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge and application of GNU/Linux toolsets, UML / SysML, Git
  • Experience in user interface design, implementation and test using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Any Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment would be beneficial (e.g. Atlassian Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Hollie Binstead at Line Up Aviation
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