Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Portsmouth
  • Applications have closed.

Website SubSea Craft Ltd

Advanced Maritime Technology

Software Engineer

Salary: 40k to 60k (DOE)

Full Time



Who we are: Subsea Craft is a fast growing, privately funded, UK-based SME delivering Advanced Maritime Technology. We leverage our team’s defence experience and technology expertise with cross-industry partnerships in the field of advanced maritime engineering. Our market ready platform, VICTA, is an optionally crewed / payload carrying dual-domain platform designed to operate at speed over range, capable of rapid transition beneath the surface to operate submerged, enabling the discreet delivery of effects within contested waters. It is a unique, innovative British platform focused primarily on the defence market but with utility beyond.

What we offer:

  • Private Healthcare with optional family cover
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Unlimited Paid Holiday
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Flexible Working
  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking


Responsibilities include: 

  • Software development in C++, in line with the system requirements, including prototyping, design and implementation of new functionality
  • Test-driven development
  • Deployment, testing and validation, during FAT and sea trials
  • Production of comprehensive software documentation
  • Working flexibly with the software and engineering teams to ensure software and documentation are delivered on time
  • Working to the highest safety standards for software development, test and validation
  • Working collaboratively with established partner organisations to deliver robust integration of test plans within defined timelines

Skills and experience: 


  • Degree level qualification in Mechatronics, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or similar
  • Software development experience in C++ (academic, industry or personal)
  • Fast learner and a team player


  • Software development in modern C++
  • General understanding of closed loop control
  • Experience with ROS2
  • Experience with mobile robotics projects
  • An understanding of basic electronics
  • Any exposure to PLC programming
  • A proactive individual with strong commitment and self-motivation
  • Willingness to embrace innovation and creativity


Values: Our people are our greatest asset, we continually strive to provide an excellent working environment to enable our team to do their best work. We have an agile professional workforce: we are founded on the belief that our people are valued and our business is trusted, inclusive and commercially-adept.


What we expect from you:

  • Teamwork, mutual respect and collaboration
  • Initiative and independent working
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Agility, adaptability and continuous development


We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview we will aim to contact you within 14 days of your application or the closing date (if stated). However, if we think that your skills and qualifications may be suitable for other similar positions we may hold your details on our database and contact you in the future. Please let us know if you do not wish us to keep your details on file.

  • *Please note that DBS, Driving Licence and reference checks will be carried out and all offers of employment are subject to meeting our requirements.

Our mission is to secure the competitive advantage through the accelerated research, development, and delivery of maritime technology.