Software Engineer - Stevenage

Engineering
Ref: 772 Date Posted: Saturday 16 Jan 2021
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Software Engineer
Location:          Stevenage
Hours:              37 Hours per week pro rata
Salary:              Up to £60,000 pro rata (plus pro-rata bonus, overtime & good pension)
 
Term time:       The enterprise seeks an experienced software engineer/developer returning to work after caring for the family, female or male. The position is ideal for mothers or fathers still requiring time-off during school holidays but wishing to restart their careers and work during term time.
 
Context
A Stevenage based technical and scientific engineering organisation have an opportunity for a Software Engineer working in C & C++.
 
It’s an amazing business. They have a customer order book stretching for several years, with healthy profits and balance sheet. They’re stable with steady and consistent, controlled growth.
 
The position
The Software Engineer will join a growing Functional Test Software team developing and delivering innovative test software solutions, exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies.
It’s a multi-disciplined, dynamic, and agile team of about 50 engineers specialising in all aspects of Test Solution design, including hardware, software and embedded real-time systems.
  • Design and develop Test Equipment software to test world leading complex systems
  • Experiment with new implementations and technologies
  • Work in a Software Engineering office/lab with test equipment and electronic circuitry.
 
Required
Software engineering experience in the development of test solutions is desirable, along with:
  • Ability to write software in C / C++
  • Experience with C# or scripting languages advantageous
  • Understanding of automation, continuous integration and DevOps.
  • Agile development.
  • Knowledge of electronics measurement & debug using eg oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers.
  • Communications and serial interfaces such as RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN and 1553.
  • Comfort with change. Understanding of continuous improvement in software development
  • Exposure to Test Driven Development, pair programming and lightweight design modelling advantageous.
 
Benefits of working here
State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Generally accepted they have a great restaurant
  • Friendly environment!
o   On site Medical Centre
o   Parking / Easy Access to train station
o   Coffee Shops and onsite shop
o   Sports & Social Club
o   There’s more…
 
Please note
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
 
Due to occasional high volumes of applications, it’s difficult to reply to everyone. If we haven’t been in touch within a week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. Thanks for your interest.
 
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