Software Engineer

Our client is a world class, successful and expanding manufacturing business

As the Software Engineer, your main responsibility is to write Windows application software for the test and configuration of a wide range of electronics products. Ideally you’ll have experience in software development within an industrial, manufacturing or production environment


  • The ability to write and debug software applications in VB.Net and C#.
  • 1st and 2nd line production support to resolve ‘line-stoppers’
  • Software validation testing to demonstrate that requirements meet specifications
  • Complete all relevant documentation to the required standards.
  • Data generation for auditing and Statistical Process Control purposes.
  • Write data analysis software.
  • Provide training for software users
  • Accurate assessment of project timescales for software completion to specification
  • The ability to highlight software risks early on in a project.
  • To contribute to the project team in a concise, informed and professional manner.
  • To provide creative input on all aspects of software design.
  • To maintain version records for tracking software changes on each product.

Specific job requirements:

  • HNC / Diploma / Degree qualified in science / engineering
  • Experience with VB.Net and C# within Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows XP / 7 / 8.1 / 10
  • Communication protocols such as RS232 and USB
  • XML / XSLT
  • Database knowledge (SQL)
  • Appreciation of constraints / requirements of software and electronics.

To succeed in this role you’ll need to have:

  • A flexible approach to demands, deadlines, project direction.
  • Creative and innovative approach to design.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop relationship with customers and colleagues.
  • Accurate administration and data recording skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good personal presentation and communication skills.
  • Motivation with an ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and networking protocols / systems
  • Good project planning skills are desirable
  • A valid passport – Foreign travel will be required to support test engineering activities

The Rewards

  • Salary to £40,000 pa
  • Pension
  • 37 Hour working week – with a 1 p.m. finish

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