Software Engineer

Leicester £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013860

A global leading manufacturer of complex machinery has a new vacancy for a Software Engineer to join its expanding team. An experienced Software Engineer, candidates are sought who can write and develop bespoke software solutions for use on complex high technology machinery and advanced robotics. The company has multiple UK operations and can be based remotely but occasional travel to the Head office near Coventry and customers sites will be required.



Commutable from: Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Birmingham, Coventry, Sheffield, Manchester, Oxford, London, Remote working.


Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a + benefits


Suitable for: Software Engineer, Software Developer, Software Technician.



The Role


Working within the software engineering team you will develop control system software for complex machinery used in the advanced technology sectors. The work is varied in nature and covers a range of software skills from front end interfaces through to PLC logic. There is also an R&D element to the role, so an imaginative approach can be required. The role has a level of customer focus, so applicants should have a good balance of technical ability and confidence. The business also recognises the need to improve the methodologies and approach around software engineering.


Key responsibilities:


Work as part of a team developing components that support machine technologies.

Customise configuration to customers specification

Perform code reviews and testing

Perform product testing on your own and third-party code

Write and maintain development documentation such as specifications, test plans and design documentation

Help lead incremental change and improvement in the software function as we look to adopt better working practices



The Person


The successful candidate will be an experienced software engineer ideally be degree educated with a minimum of 4 years‘ experience in Software Development.

With an interest in engineering and technology you will have a strong understanding of Software design & testing with the ability to work independently and a good understanding of Java and ideally be familiar with software components from ASF and Eclipse.


To apply for the position of Software Engineer please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Ben Cottriall.

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