DIO Embedded Software Developer

Full Time
Job Sector:
IT / Technology
South Wales
Salary description:
Start Date:
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
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Salary: £25,383 + excellent pension & benefits

Location: Deeside, Wales, CH5 2LS : Warrington, North West, WA5 7ZT

Join the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and have a future that matters: Be proud; Be challenged; Be unique.

Job description

You will have the opportunity work on software and hardware solutions that solve real, and often unique, technical problems. As an Embedded Software Developer, you'll be supported in your delivery of work packages both independently and collaboratively.

Designing, developing and documenting electronic hardware and software projects to the highest standards.


Your work will be hugely varied, project time scales range from a couple of weeks to a few years. You'll be working across a variety of technology stacks, so we need adaptable and passionate people to use the training we provide to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward. At Security Services Group (SSG) you'll see how your work can really make a difference.

SSG will invest heavily in your career development through technical training programmes, professional accreditation, mentoring and on-the-job training.

Essential Experience:
* Experience of electronics projects using ARM, Raspberry pi, Arduino or any other project of that nature.

About our Team

Security Services Group (SSG) plays a vital role in protecting some of the UK's most important and sensitive sites.

SSG employs around 200 highly skilled staff responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of security systems across the MOD estate (including AWE, DSTL and the Clyde), other government departments (including FCO, No10, Cabinet Office, Royal Palaces and the Parliamentary estate) and other sensitive sites across the UK and overseas. See more on


We are passionate about delivering great things for our customers. But we also know you will have a life outside of work; we respect your priorities and our industry leading flexible working practices will give you real freedom to balance work and life.

We employ talented people who challenge and guide each other. At DIO you will work within a highly capable team who will support you to develop your skills, knowledge and experience.

Some of the many benefits you will receive:
* Professional and Personal Development of skills
* Flexi-time scheme upon completion of 6 months service
* Alternative working practices
* 25 days paid annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years' service
* In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queen's birthday.
* Minimum of 15 Days Special Leave in a rolling 12-month period for volunteer reserve commitments.
* Special Paid Leave to volunteer up to 6 days a year.
* Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
* Highly competitive pension scheme
* Most sites have good travel links with free car parking; many also have other facilities such as a Sports & Social Club, Gym and/or site shops.

For further information regarding this vacancy please contact Stephen Lynch



Applications must be made online at Civil Service Jobs.

Please enter 8336 into the Vacancy Reference field to be taken to the full job advert.

Closing date: 26 September 2019.

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