Principal Software Engineer

Buckinghamshire £ 55,000 - £ 60,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 010408

A leading company in developing fuel injection testing equipment is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to manage a team developing concept software for future products. You will have experience with embedded programming and problem solving.


Commutable from: Luton, Oxford, Banbury, Northampton, Bedford, Bicester, Aylesbury

Salary: £ 55,000 - £ 60,000 p.a. Dependent on experience

Benefits: Up to 5% bonus, 25 days holiday + 8 statutory days leave, Health plan, Life Assurance

The Role

• As Principal Software Engineer you will develop real time embedded software for a range of complex real time electronics systems. And will be responsible for the following requirements;
• Develop concept software specifications for future products.
• Develop a wide range of software applications ranging from standalone packages to full integrated machine solutions.
• Enhance C# software knowledge into the business.
• Manage a team of software engineers to achieve the business objectives and allocate work accordingly.
• Ability to liaise with other principle engineering functions to ensure software design caters for overall product requirement, electrical, PCB, applications.


The Candidate

• Advanced in-depth knowledge and experience of developing C, C++, C #, HTML and XML software applications languages.
• NSIS or similar installer script knowledge
• Previous experience of developing software architecture and planning for expansion of functions/features.
• Previous experience of developing software applications which utilise a touchscreen interface, especially Windows 10.
• Knowledge of version control software and issue reporting software. SVN Subversion and Bugzilla is advantageous
• Development of software applications which interface with machine control systems (i.e. PID loops)
• Experience of various communication protocols, i.e. USB, LAN, RS232
• Previous team management and allocation of workload.
• Experience using SVN Subversion and Bugzilla software for version control and issue reporting/management.

To apply please send a CV to Sam Harrington
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