Closing Date: 20th March 2020

Software Engineer / Software developer – Permanent

NSC specialises in the development of a wide variety of interesting, bespoke software solutions across a wide range of technology including Artificial Intelligence, AR and VR technologies and mathematical modelling, to support current MOD requirements as well as undertaking research for the next generation of simulation systems to support UK force development. Activities include software development, support to training, technology research and experimentation into how the Military can best use simulation/synthetic environments.

The Role(s)

Due to an increasing workload, NSC is expanding to meet the demands of numerous projects that require additional software development support. We are looking for a number of Software Developers and are happy to consider graduate-level, junior-level or mid-level developers, in other words 0 to 3 years commercial experience. You will join a project team developing high quality bespoke software and applications to meet customer needs. Working in a fast-paced environment, you will enjoy the variety and challenges that working on multiple projects brings.

Day to day activities include, but are not limited to:

The design and development of efficient and effective code
Design and implement tests, using automated integration and testing tools
Participate in project agile reviews
Working with your colleagues on problem resolution
Skills Required

Essential

Programming skills in C# or C++
Problem solving nature
Strong organisational and communications skills
Desirable

Additional experience with any of the following: Javascript, Python or Docker and relevant domain experience would enhance your application
Ideally a degree in a numerate subject but experience in lieu will be considered
As an accredited Investors in People (IIP) company, NSC recognises that staff development is fundamental to the future success of the company. We encourage technical teams to maintain currency in emerging technologies, providing relevant training and accreditation as needed.

We nurture a collaborative working environment where staff can see their ideas being put into practice and making a real difference to our customers. Our Innovation Programme encourages staff to develop their own projects and ideas in company time.

NSC staff enjoy comprehensive benefits including;

Challenging and varied projects
26 days’ annual leave, rising to 30 days after qualifying period
Healthy work/life balance (flexitime/remote working)
Company funded personal project development scheme
Funded training, including a structured programme for graduates where applicable
6% Contributory pension
Private medical insurance
Life insurance
Childcare vouchers
Secure cycle storage and shower facilities
Refurbished, riverside office location
Social events

Due to the nature of the work this role requires the successful candidate to undergo security clearance. You should therefore be eligible to be security cleared.

This role is based at our offices in Camberley/Blackwater in Surrey with excellent access via motorway and rail service.

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