Job Description

2 Software Developers with Design, Javascript and React JS is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Portsmouth

This is a long term contract opportunity within the Maritime Industry

Overview of the Software Developer contract roles

Software design

  • The specification and design of software to meet defined requirements by following agreed design standards and principles.
  • The definition of software, components, interfaces and related characteristics.
  • The identification of concepts and patterns and the translation into a design which provides a basis for software construction and verification.
  • The evaluation of alternative solutions and trade-offs.
  • The facilitation of design decisions within the constraints of systems designs, design standards, quality, feasibility, extensibility and maintainability.

Programming/software development

  • The planning, designing, creation, amending, verification, testing and documentation of new and amended software components in order to deliver agreed value to stakeholders.
  • The identification, creation and application of agreed software development and security standards and processes.

Systems integration and build

  • The planning, implementation and control of activities to integrate/build components, subsystems and interfaces to create operational systems, products or services for delivery to customers, or for internal or interim purposes such as testing.
  • The development of organisational capabilities for systems integration and build including automation and continuous integration.

Responsibilities of the Software Developer contract roles

  • Selects, adopts and adapts appropriate software design methods, tools and techniques; selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.
  • Specifies and designs large or complex software components. Undertakes impact analysis on major design options, makes recommendations and assesses and manages associated risks.
  • Specifies prototypes/simulations to enable informed decision making. Evaluates the quality of others' systems designs to ensure adherence to standards and identifies corrective action, if needed.
  • Ensures that the system design balances functional, quality, security and systems management requirements.
  • Contributes to development of organisational software design and architecture policies and standards.
  • Takes technical responsibility across all stages and iterations of software development.
  • Plans and drives software construction activities.
  • Adopts and adapts appropriate software development methods, tools and techniques selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.
  • Measures and monitors applications of project/team standards for software construction including software security.
  • Contributes to the development of organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for software development.
  • Recommends and implements improvements to processes and tools.

Key skills required for the Software Developer contract roles

  • Good degree or equivalent qualifications.
  • Javascript including ReactJS.
  • OO Design patterns, Dependency Injection.
  • Continuous integration, continuous delivery.
  • Exposure to automated testing and behaviour driven development.

The role is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire - commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester

If you are a Javascript or ReactJS Developer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Software opportunities please contact Paul Scott on pscott@outsource-uk.co.uk or phone 0161 694 9200

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