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Senior Software Engineer

Software Development/ Engineering

Leatherhead, England – South East, United Kingdom

Job Description
Senior Software Engineer

Position Description
If your coding skills are backed up with a talent for solving problems, well help you to make your best, better. At CGI, our Engineers are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of our largest and longest running Space projects. The project is composed of multiple subsystems each employing its own selected technology stack. .

CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2023 and has been named one of the Worlds Best Employers by Forbes magazine. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching), which makes you a member not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring everyone to pursue careers in our sector, including our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Join us and youll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. Well train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go.

You must be able to commit to work in Leatherhead for part of the week and all applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo a security check to SC level.

Your future duties and responsibilities
This an excellent opportunity to join one of our largest and longest running Space, Defence and Intelligence projects. This exciting role requires an experienced senior developer to: Develop, test and deploy agreed fixes/changes/enhancements using defined standards; Investigate and diagnose issues; lead improvements; lead the development team (currently 5 people) which includes mentoring and coaching more junior members; working effectively with other team leaders and the projects design authority. You must be able to get up to speed quickly with several complex problem domains and deliver high quality work packages to challenging timescales. The role offers an ideal opportunity to gain experience in leading a team and some design authority expertise. The role covers the whole development lifecycle taking features from concept through to testing. Experience is required in developing quality software to commercial standards. Excellent team working and communication skills are essential. The requirements, technologies and the problems we will be solving can change at short notice. We need developers who are pragmatic, delivery focused, who can adapt as situations evolve, who enjoy new experiences and always want to learn new things. Updating project documentation is an important part of the role which must be performed to the projects quality standards. This is a balanced role with working from home (hybrid working).

Key Tasks:

Lead a development team to deliver new capability to the project, refresh existing functionality whilst supporting the existing system.
Produce and update documentation to a defined standard.
Design, code, and unit test assigned work packages.
Support User Acceptance Testing and other assurance activities.
Support the live system as required.
Plan and manage work packages.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
C++ development experience on Windows.
Excellent Communication skills are essential

Team leading experience.
Previous experience with Satellite Communications or Space projects.
Design experience.
SQL development.
Understanding underlying infrastructure of development environments and delivered systems.


Together, as owners, lets turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, youll reach your full potential because

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. Thats why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our companys strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. Youll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

Youll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. Youll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our teamone of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.




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