Senior Engineer (Software SDA)

Reference: DR123_1713868069
  • £50000 - £80000 per annum
  • Dorset
  • Permanent
  • Defence

Senior Software Engineer -SDA Software

Senior Software Engineer (SDA Software) HYBRID ROLE

Location: Dorset

Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 (DOE)

Our client a UK based Defence Organisation is looking to bring on Senior Software Engineer (SDA Software).


  • Paid overtime or time off in lieu
  • Gain up to 24 additional paid days off per year or boost your salary with authorised flat rate overtime
  • Flexible working:
  • Pension scheme: Competitive employer contribution scheme
  • Private medical care

What you will do: Senior Software Engineer (SDA Software)

* Software design, development, and review (from concept to final product) for a range of Sonar-related systems from small embedded single processors to multi-processor networked systems.

* Work with software, systems, hardware, firmware and mechanical engineers to develop multi-discipline solutions, including defining software-hardware and software-firmware interfaces.

* Undertake and oversee design activities at both the equipment, system and software levels ensuring rigorous test procedures are in place to verify these.

* Meeting technical requirements through all phases of design, integration and leading to customer acceptance.


  • In-depth knowledge and experience in Sonar systems and software development with a strong understanding of Sonar signal processing.
  • Experience of delivering complex system design, implementation, test and integration in the underwater domain.
  • -depth knowledge and experience in aspects of software design and development.
  • Degree level educated in a related engineering discipline or relevant experience.
  • Proficient in C++/C# with a strong background in UML modelling using Enterprise Architect.
  • Ability to evaluate, mitigate, and manage engineering risks across the project(s) for which you will be directly responsible.
  • Previous experience in the development of Naval combat systems equipment using open architecture is desirable.

This position will require SC Clearance

If this position of Senior Software Engineer (SDA Software) is of interest and you would like to find out more information please send your cv to

Kieran Slaughter Managing Consultant

Apply for this role

Site by Venn