Senior Software Engineer - C# - Essex

Location
Colchester, Essex
Salary
£60,000 per annum
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Ref
1493222
Sectors
IT, Programming
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Essex
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

JOB SUMMARY:
Develop new software in C# WPF / XAML for bond and more general materials testing
Develop firmware (C based) to drive the hardware and interface with the high level application
Work closely with the R&D team, custom engineering, the worldwide applications team and end users to deliver software solutions that meet customer needs.
General support of bond test and materials test systems code

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Understand user requirements and plan best approach
Understand hardware limitations and any possible impact on tests conducted by test systems
Write software to satisfy the test system’s functional requirements
Developing software test plans and perform first validation
Document code and provide information for user manuals
Provide information for code reviews, marketing and presentations
Ensure agreed project timescales are met
Any other reasonable duties


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT
Essential:
Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Materials Science, Physics or a related Engineering discipline.
Extensive experience developing scientific/engineering applications for Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Experience of coding in C#.
Experience of working with computer controlled electromechanical systems and/or scientific instruments.
Proficient in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
Team player with good organisation skills
Creative with strong problem solving skills
Flexible and self-motivated with a hands on approach to problem solving
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Non-negotiable skills:
Experience of working in C#
Experience of developing scientific/engineering applications for Windows operating systems.

KEY SKILLS:
C# WPF / XAML for bond and more general materials testing


If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 02033-71-7671

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