Software Engineer

From £48,000 - West Sussex

Posted: 14th, Sep 2017

Reference N°: 40145

Type: Permanent

Normal; heading 1; heading 2; heading 3; heading 4; heading 5; heading 6; The Company
A market leading manufacturer looking to appoint a Software Engineer to their design team. This is an office-based role but will involve some practical work, in R & D and the factory, and out on site with customers. On occasion, worldwide travel may be required at short notice and some additional hours worked to meet business needs.

The Role
Design and implementation of software and control systems:
Specify the function of software and control to meet company needs and its customers.
Implement software according to specification, working within industry standard best practices especially with revision control.
Exhaustively test all new software releases and control schemes prior to deployment, testing in a logical manner and documenting findings.
Maintain and extend the Remote Monitoring Platform.
Ensure software functionality is well documented and software test procedures and results are recorded.
Develop and build equipment to ease the process of test.

Provide support and resolving technical issues:
Assist in the software aspects of routine issuing and sign off of production jobs.
Provide technical content for manuals and documentation.
Provide training and support to the Service and Test departments on aspects related to software systems.
Resolve software problems reported by Service or Test, provide timely solutions and work to prevent unexpected scenarios. This may require worldwide visits to site as necessary.
Assist service with the commissioning of more complex systems on site.
Liaise with customers to clarify requirements and supply expertise to them for the purposes of software integration with their machines. This may be via email, telephone or visits to customer sites.

The Candidate
Essential Qualifications/Experience
Minimum degree qualified
Experience with .NET languages for Windows (with emphasis on Vb.NET and/or C#)
Able to read electronics schematic diagrams
Practical approach to design and design for test
Ability to work in a fast paced environment & under pressure
Must be free to travel worldwide with no restrictions
Beneficial Skills/Experience
Embedded software development for ARM and PIC platforms in C
Practical workshop skills including use of soldering iron and use of test equipment (oscilloscope, voltmeter etc.)
Practical workshop skills applicable to setting up test rigs to test software.
Understanding of CANOpen control systems.
Drawing with AutoCAD.
An understanding of change control tools (AutoCAD Vault/SVN)
European language ability (in addition to English) is an advantage

The Package
The minimum salary offered for this position is £48,000 pa, however the client may pay up to £55,000 pa to a candidate who can meet all key qualifications and abilities.

.net languages, C, C#, vb.net

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