Senior Software Engineer

Up to £65k Depending on experience + Benefits

Bristol, Barnstaple or Beckington (with a mix of office and home-based working)

We are SEA.

Engineered to protect. We protect what matters – our nations, our waters, our land, our cities, our people, our environment, our world.

Join us.

At SEA we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Bristol. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, test and integration of software artefacts to support the delivery of projects and products.

To work part of an agile team to deliver software engineering capability across a range of products and systems to meet project and customer delivery in a timely and cost-effective manner.


What we offer

Your work, your contribution, deserves to be recognised and rewarded. Have a look at the benefits we offer:


Work life balance:

  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus buy and sell
  • Up to 16 days flexi leave accrual
  • Half day Fridays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive special paid leave


    Family & wellbeing:

  • Private medical health insurance & Employee Assistance Program
  • All Staff Bonus
  • Group Pension Plan of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing centre
  • Sports & Social activities
  • Employee Discounts portal – online and instore discounts, travel savings etc
  • Canada Life GP and financial advice
  • Life assurance policy
  • Publication and recruitment bonus rewards
  • Development opportunities, including LinkedIn learning

    Facilities & resources:

  • Electric vehicle charging points at all sites
  • Private seated lunch areas
  • Onsite bistro (Barnstaple office) and free hot and cold beverages
  • Onsite showers and toiletries provision
  • Free onsite parking

What you’ll be doing

Overview of responsibility

  • Design of software architecture, components and interfaces
  • Design of Scientific Models with UML e,g, Enterprise Architect.
  • Modify, improve and test changes to large, existing codebases in C++
  • Mentor junior developers to help them improve the quality of their coding
  • Support junior developers to improve their understanding and implementation of the software development lifecycle
  • Support definition of software work packages (scope, estimates, costs)
  • Support definition elements of solutions to support bids and enquiries

 The skills you need

  • C++
  • Software design (UML)
  • Agile development
  • Maths / Physics background
  • CI / CD + software lifecycle
  • Product Development

Join us and be part of something smaller – with 300 people in the UK and Canada – doing something bigger: protecting what matters. 


If you would like to know more, please give our Talent Acquisition Advisor Ethana call on 01373 852304.




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