Posted 2 weeks ago

Software Engineer

Base Salary Circa: £40,000 – £50,000 DOE + Free Parking + Private Medical Insurance + Life Insurance + Generous Pension + Profit Share + Cycle to Work Scheme + Discounted local sports facilities + Relocation Package + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays +

Location: Cambridge

The Requirements of the Software Engineer:

  • Degree in software, engineering, science or other numerate discipline or equivalent experience
  • Windows desktop application programming using Microsoft Visual Studio C#/.NET
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • Be able to demonstrate object-oriented design & programming skills
  • A track record of team-based software development in multiple projects during your career
  • Able to self-organise and fit into an on-going (agile) development process
  • An understanding of modern software development methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

With experience of some of the following:

  • Graphical user interface design & implementation (WPF)
  • Automation, instrumentation or robotics
  • Embedded (C, C++) and real time OS
  • Mathematical techniques and numerical methods
  • Source control systems (e.g. SubVersion, Git)
  • Database programming with Oracle / MySQL
  • Machine vision

The role of the Software Engineer:

  • Assist in software/hardware issue resolution (root cause analysis)
  • Support the Applications Engineering team with defining performance test criteria of software and software / hardware combinations
  • Support the Training Team with developing material for new products and features.
  • Provide input to development projects based on lessons learned
  • Support the Technical Author with input to new User and Technical Documentation.
  • Perform software development to written technical specifications working within the company’s quality processes
  • Resolve reported defects and support release of new code through the company’s validation and release process
  • Create, document and implement test plans, scripts, and test harnesses
  • Maintain watching brief on development of new technologies, techniques and methodologies

My Client:

  • My client manufactures world-leading instruments for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Their products combine the best science with first-rate engineering to advance scientific research
  • They are driven by their passion for innovation, quality engineering and first-class customer support

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Oliver today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499.

You must have authorisation to work in the UK to apply for this role.

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