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Cyber Software Developer

Sanderson Government & Defence

Posted on Mar 15, 2023 by Sanderson Government & Defence

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Cyber Software Developer

Location: Gloucester or London

Salary: Competitive, based on skill set and experience.

Must be eligible for a government DV security clearance.

This client has the capacity to make a number of hires at varying levels of seniority, into their operational cyber division.

What you'll be doing

  • Understand various development methodologies, and how they fit in with different delivery approaches.
  • Factor operational security requirements into system design, development, and testing.
  • Conduct, support and encourage constructive code reviews for peers.
  • Adopt a pragmatic approach to changing customer requirements and priorities, reporting on the impact and suggesting appropriate aspects to de-scope.
  • Embrace emerging technology and language trends, evaluating beneficial emerging tools and championing their adoption and rollout.
  • Conduct software development in line with the business and industry best practices.
  • Identify risks associated with software development tasks and mitigate and/or escalate as necessary.
  • Plan appropriate testing approaches (eg, physical/virtual/real-world) and justify them according to the different risk profiles.
  • Model and perform analysis on problems and solutions
  • Design, code, and document software from a logical design.
  • Overcome development obstacles to deliver quality code within time and budget constraints.
  • Collaborate with team members to integrate developed code seamlessly into the solution.
  • Implement continuous integration where appropriate.
  • Define and write test scripts and unit, integration, and system tests for developed software.



  • Familiarity with of variety of development tools (IDEs, debuggers, source control).
  • Principles of high-assurance development.
  • Development techniques such as unit testing, mocking, continuous integration, and test-driven development.
  • Understanding of how the specific customer domain affects the software under development.
  • Awareness of IT security as a major issue for companies and governments.


  • Intermediate/advanced understanding of how computers work (eg, stack/heap distinction, compiled/interpreted languages).
  • Proficient with at least 1 "solution" language (eg, C++, Java, C#).
  • Proficient with at least 1 "utility" language (eg, Python, JavaScript, Perl, Powershell)
  • Able to use and configure more than one major operating system (eg, Windows, OSX, Linux, FreeBSD)
  • Able to pick up new languages easily.

If you're interested and would like to discuss in more detail, don't hesitate to get in touch for an informal conversation.

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