Senior C++ Software Engineer

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Senior C++ Software Engineer

Location: Gloucester, England (On-site)

Salary: £45,000/yr - £75,000/yr


Our client, a leading defence and aerospace contractor based in Gloucester, England, is on the lookout for a team of senior C++ engineers with a strong background in product delivery and cybersecurity. Eligibility for SC clearance is mandatory, therefore, please bear in mind the criteria before submitting your CV.

What’s on offer?

  • Full time, permanent.
  • Multiple roles available, refer your colleagues!
  • £45,000 to £75,000 based on experience.
  • Industry-leading career development opportunities, chance to revise role and pay regularly.
  • Recession-proof employment, regular cost of living support.

About the Company:

The Cross-Domain (XD) team deliver high performance appliances for the Defensive Cyber market. They are responsible for the design of the whole appliance from high performance C++, embedded software, FPGA firmware (VHDL), custom PCBs, power distribution, and thermal management with cybersecurity at the heart of everything.

Day to day:

  • Strong hands-on focus on the C++ application stack
  • Working with a number of junior and senior developers in a closely-knit team
  • Working alongside the Technical Lead and liaise company requirements with the team
  • As such the role does involve aspects of design, leadership, and direct development.
  • Remote working not available, travel allowance available based on eligibility


  • 4+ years of professional experience with C++ as well as other programming languages
  • Eligibility for SC clearance (visa sponsorship is not available)
  • Basic understanding of networking and multi-threaded environments
  • Designing/optimising experience for performance enhancement, as the products deliver low latency (100 Gbit/s)
  • Working in an Agile environment

Recruiter: Abdullah Tariq


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