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Full Stack Developer

​Full Stack Developer – React, C++, Embedded Environment

Near Farnborough, Hampshire – Hybrid working available

£30-50k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits 

Sonardyne has been writing the future of underwater technology for over 50 years. As a leading provider of underwater navigation, positioning, communication, imaging and monitoring technology, its innovations help transform what’s possible in offshore energy, maritime defence and ocean science. Sonardyne technology has enabled people to install wind farms, control squadrons of underwater drones and detect tsunami waves hundreds of miles offshore.

This is a really nice opportunity to work on an exciting new product within the Sonardyne range. You’ll be joining a small but growing team of software developers working on a disruptive technology project. 

In time, you’ll be taking the lead on Web-based user interface development in an embedded environment. For this we are looking for experience in both front end (React) and back end (C++). This will initially involve maintenance and small development tasks but comes with genuine opportunity to take full ownership for all UI Design within the team. Since their products measure real-world properties, an interest in the acquisition of data from the physical world and the manipulation of that data is going to be needed. 80/90% is web development, the remainder will be interfacing to the back end.

Your responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing attractive and intuitive Web-based user interfaces

  • Developing backend services to action front-end requests

  • Understanding a full stack, from a Web UI front end down to bare metal

  • Communicating work and ideas/improvements to other Doppler group members

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:


  • Experience with React

  • Some experience with C++

  • Understanding of Web-based protocols

  • Undergraduate degree in numerate discipline (Engineering, Maths, Physics, Computer Science - 2:1 or above)


  • Experience with embedded devices

  • Experience with Web-based security

  • Version control (git)

  • Task management (JIRA)

  • IDL-based messaging

  • Backend server configuration (Apache, nginx)

This position would suit either an experienced Developer, or a recent graduate, who has an interest UI Design for clean energy projects.

Sonardyne is a classic British success story. Founded in 1971, it has received the Queen’s award for innovation and export several times and has excellent staff retention rates thanks to a positive work environment, attractive benefits package and interesting and challenging careers for bright minds. It offers boundless opportunities as befits a company that is a leading light in technological design and manufacture. It has an open and innovative culture where every member of the team has the chance to shape the future as well as get hands-on experience of the application of the company’s innovative solutions in the ocean environment. The team also likes to have some fun, with a very active social committee regularly providing a variety of subsidised events.

Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday

  • Excellent Pension

  • Life Assurance x6

  • Health Cover

  • Bonus - PRP (not guaranteed but has paid up to 20%

  • Hours of work are 8.30 – 5pm (flexitime available)

If you are interested then please send me your latest CV for review but if not, and you know someone that might be, then we pay a referral fee on successful introduction – see