Software Engineer

Permanent; Full time

Department:                 Engineering     

Grade:                            £28,000 – £35,000 dependant on experience

Contract:                       Permanent

Hours of work:             39 hours per week



Candidates with a suitable Engineering or Science degree are invited to apply for a position within a multi-disciplinary manufacturing facility, focusing on manufacturing IT system development, data management and data analysis. Candidates should demonstrate imagination, innovation, creativity and have a genuine love of new technologies. A desire for further technical and professional advancement would be considered favorably. The post will involve working within an Engineering team in a challenging and varied environment working on cutting edge technologies. The opportunity for international travel is also available.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and integration of existing IT system
  • Contributing to the development of IT strategy for the long term.
  • Working closely with manufacturing departments to identify opportunities.
  • Creating, testing and optimizing software for the collection, analysis and communication of data.


Personal Qualities

  • Able to work as part of a dedicated team with strong communication skills. (Essential)
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver results within deadlines. (Essential)
  • Strong sense of responsibility. (Essential)
  • Able to work autonomously where required. (Essential)
  • A willingness to develop own knowledge independently. (Essential)
  • A creative and flexible approach to problem solving. (Essential)
  • Experience working in an Agile Software development environment. (Desirable)
  • Ability to support operations flexibly where required. (Desirable)
  • Exposure and knowledge in any of the below topics: (Desirable)SQL / NoSQL Databases
  • Linux
  • C, C++, LUA, JavaScript, PHP
  • Web Design
  • OPC-UA
  • GIT, SVN or similar
  • Small Board Computers (Arduino, Raspberry PI etc)
  • Experience working in an Agile Software development environment. (Desirable)
  • Ability to support operations flexibly where required. (Desirable)


What we can offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous Company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to receive a target related annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave in addition to public holidays
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite, secure car parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Access to discounted Sony products
  • Private health care (subject to service)

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