Senior Software Engineer – Linux Developer

Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems - Weymouth

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Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems (CSS) are seeking a Senior Software Engineer with Linux experience.

The role will involve working closely within our software development teams to design, develop and deploy a

range of complex software solutions hosted on Linux platforms and provide Linux specific expertise in the areas

of installation, configuration and optimization. The software will form part of a sonar system interfacing to ultra

supplied hardware and will be integrated onto dedicated and shared computing platforms for a wide range of

in-service ships and advanced research applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Linux Operating System configuration
  • Linux application development and deployment
  • Defect investigation and defect resolution
  • Support of integration and verification activities
  • Accountable for cost and schedule of assigned work

Skills, Qualification and Experience

  • Red Hat Linux application development – Essential
  • Red Hat configuration including production of Kickstart files – Essential
  • C++ or Java Development – Essential
  • Linux device driver development – Desirable
  • Linux Device Driver porting – Desirable
  • Red Hat certification (RHCSA, RHCE) or similar – Desirable
  • Hands on experience of DevOps practices and tools – Desirable
  • VMware – Desirable
  • RTI DDS Experience – Desirable
  • IP Network design and optimisation – Desirable
  • Proficient with a variety of Software Configuration Tools including SVN and GIT – Desirable
  • Sonar background – Desirable
  • Degree in engineering, computer science or related subject
  • Hold or ability to obtain SC clearance 

Personal Attributes

  • Capable of achieving Security Clearance to at least SC level
  • Self-motivated, adaptable to change, proactive, diligent and with good inter-personal skills
  • Ability to rapidly apply generic knowledge to new problems in new environments
  • Knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes and tools

A part of the Ultra Group, we are a UK based solutions provider and systems integrator operating in the Defence and Aerospace markets, delivering world leading products, solutions and services to our national and international customers.

We are currently seeking to recruit audacious and highly capable people to work on cutting edge technologies and inspire our up and coming team members to deliver best in class results.

At Ultra CSS you will:

  • be part of an agile organisation, with the ability to make a real difference
  • have the opportunity to be involved in multiple domains and projects, throughout the engineering lifecycle
  • work in a dynamic environment, with the ability to make significant personal impact
  • have exposure to all functional and business areas, with opportunities to broaden your knowledge
  • be in an environment where talent is recognised and promoted, independent of experience
  • have the opportunity to work on exciting new product developments
  • work for the dominant provider of UK surface ship Anti-Submarine Warfare solutions, with many related export opportunities
Job Reference: JUN20207352
Salary: Competitive
Location: Weymouth
Category: Engineering
Contract: Permanent - Full Time
Closing Date: August 31, 2020

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Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems

Welcome to Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems, part of the Ultra Electronics Group, we are a UK-based solutions provider and systems integrator that operates in the Defence and Aerospace markets, where we deliver world-leading products, solutions and services to both national and international customers.