Software Engineer

South East, United Kingdom (UK), AKKA [2019-9768]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering
Job type

About this job

AKKA is the European leader in the Mobility segment. With more than 16,000 skilled employees and a solid presence in Europe, Asia and America, AKKA is one of the leaders among European consulting engineering companies, always eager to meet the highest quality standards.

The AKKA Group, an engineering and technology consulting company, supports its clients in meeting their increasing challenges. Our key assets are:

  • a wide-range of global services for industrial projects
  • the ability to collaborate across the entire product lifecycle
  • Offices in Europe, Africa, Middle-East, Asia and Americas
  • 21 centers of excellence across Europe and the World to enhance Group synergies
  • 16,300 skilled and dedicated employees

Thanks to the assets of our in-house research center, AKKA Research, we enable you to develop and create your vision of the future. We have the tools and means to turn your concept into reality.


  • Team player who can interface well with engineering and manufacturing teams. The engineer reports to the senior software engineering manager.
  • The engineer will be working within a small team of engineers in various disciplines
  • and areas of expertise.
  • The engineer will be required to:
  • Test areas of functionality in detail and record any issues found.
  • Analyse issue and propose solutions.
  • Document work undertaken.
  • Good knowledge of Avionics Products and System developments
  • Good understanding of Engineering Standards, engineering processes and maturity models
  • Demonstrable experience and guidance to support RTCA DO-178B software development


  • Essential Skills:
    • C++
    • Use of Configuration Management tools e.g ClearCase, Subversion
    • Use of Change Control tools e.g. ClearQuest, Jira
    • Doors/Trek
    • Real time development/debugging experience on embedded targets.
    • Agile Software Development
    • Use of test equipment e.g A429 bus analysers, Spectrum Analysers, Simulations etc.
  • Useful Experience/Skills (Day to day):
    • Visual Studio (2013), incl. the debugger [Experience of Eclipse IDEs would be OK]
    • Subversion (SVN)
    • JIRA
    • Batch scripting (Windows)
    • XML [General understanding, DTDs/schemas not required]
    • Familiarity with common software development processes and lifecycles (Waterfall/Iterative/Agile).
  • Non-Essential experience (Niche):
    • NVidia PhysX (2.8)
    • Qt Designer

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