C# / C++ Software Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH73281

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: IT
Stevenage, UK
£65 – £65 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Defence Organisation is currently looking to recruit 2x C# / C++ Software Engineer subcontractors on an initial 12 month contract.

The role will be a hybrid role of 3 or 4 days per week onsite. The role will be needed to be onsite full time for the first 3 months and then will revert to a hybrid role. Your base site can be either Bristol or Stevenage, depending on your preference.

Hourly Rate: £65.00ph (Umbrella)
Contract Duration: 12 Months (initially and then ongoing and long-term thereafter)

C# / C++ Software Engineer Job Description:

WSSE are integral in the development of weapon systems and system architectures, and as a result we have developed a capability supporting developments across the full product life cycle.

The team integrate real products, models and synthetic environments to provide visualisations, demonstrations, verification & validation as well as training capability and support.

  • The role support the development of the worlds most advanced defence systems from the initial concept all the way through to in service support and training, using a range of simulation technologies, including digital twins and emulators.
  • Working with Project Leads and Simulation Architects to design and develop simulation components as an end to end representation of a weapon System in a synthetic environment using C#, C++ and integration simulations, supporting a number of industry standards.
  • You will work as part of a heterogeneous agile development team, made up of mixed discipline engineers working in synergy to develop simulations and representations of real equipment.
  • Our approach to software development includes
    • Configuration control
    • Continuous Integration
    • Continuous Delivery or Deployment.
    • Unit testing and test driven development.

Skillset / experience required:

  • Proficient in C# / C++
  • Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse,
  • Ability to work from high level/system view into technical detail.
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of using Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems


  • Distributed simulation standards / Protocols (DIS, HLA, DDS) and web services development (JavaScript, Node JS or similar) Military Communications,
  • Datalinks and Interfaces such as 1553/1760 and Ethernet TCP/IP
  • Practical knowledge of System integration principles and processes

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