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Software Engineer

Salary: £45,000

Location: Horsham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Horsham

Position: Software Engineer Location: Horsham, Surrey Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 The opportunity: This opportunity sounds like a thrilling chance to be part of a dynamic team and company with a strong presence in electro-optics and cutting-edge technology. As a Software Engineer, you'll play a crucial role in the design and development of both embedded software and desktop applications, contributing to products that have a significant impact on the Naval, Land, and Security sectors worldwide. Working in the Horsham Software Team offers an exciting environment where innovation thrives, and your skills will be put to the test in creating solutions that meet the needs of both internal and external clients. With the company's global footprint, you'll have the opportunity to work on projects that reach far beyond the UK, allowing you to collaborate with diverse teams and tackle challenges on an international scale. If you're passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology and want to be part of a company dedicated to delivering excellence in its products and services, this role could be the perfect fit for you. Development of Software Applications: You'll be involved in the entire software development lifecycle, from conceptualisation and requirement gathering to detailed design and coding. This includes ensuring that the software meets both internal and external customer requirements. Collaboration with Engineers: Working closely with Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronics engineers is essential to ensure seamless integration of software with hardware components. Collaboration is key to the success of projects, and your role will involve effective communication and teamwork. Software Requirement Management: You'll be responsible for maintaining an overview of all software requirements throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring that they are met and addressing any issues that arise along the way. Fault Management and Reporting: Developing robust software involves paying close attention to fault management, reporting mechanisms, and ensuring the health status of applications. This includes proactive measures to identify and address potential faults. Documentation: Producing and maintaining documentation related to software development is crucial for clarity and continuity. This includes interface control documentation, user manuals, and fault code lists and actions. Customer Interaction: Engaging with customers to assist with integration, commissioning, and problem resolution activities is vital. This may involve occasional on-site support and requires a deep understanding of the customer's technical needs and operational concepts. Risk Management and Project Support: Working closely with the Project Manager, Technical Authority, and Quality team to identify risks, issues, and opportunities, and providing technical input to support project planning and management.Overall, this role requires a blend of technical expertise, teamwork, communication skills, and a customer-focused mindset to ensure the successful development and deployment of software solutions in the electro-optics domain. Essential Skills & Experience: Robust academic background in a relevant field Proficiency in embedded software design with a grasp of interconnected hardware dynamics Competence in desktop application development and crafting user-centric interfaces Desirable Embedded software/firmware: Experience of writing C/C++ for embedded applications and 16bit/32bit microcontrollers Experience of using STM32 processors and Keil uVision development environment and tools Communications such as Ethernet, RS422/UART, CAN, SPI etc. Hardware interfacing, GPIO, ADC, DACs etc. Some appreciation of motor control principles and theory Windows/User interfaces: QT and QT Creator- multiplatform development environment in C++ Visual Studio C++ and C# Low latency programming techniques Networking (TCP/UDP) General software proficiency encompasses: Utilization of version control systems like SVN and GIT for efficient code management. Proficiency in leveraging Jira and Confluence for capturing software requirements and managing tasks effectively. Experience with unit testing tools and technologies to ensure software reliability and quality. Implementation of static code analysis techniques to identify and rectify potential issues in the codebase proactively.Personal Attributes: Exhibits alignment with our company values of Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Courage. Possesses a highly organised and methodical approach, demonstrating attention to detail. Capable of working autonomously when necessary. Displays flexibility, conscientiousness, and diligence in their work. Demonstrates excellent communication, interpersonal, and written skills. Maintains a resilient and adaptable demeanor in all situations.Work Life Balance: 5 hour working week Lunchtime finishes on a Friday Hybrid / flexible working arrangements 28 days annual leave Christmas closure Holiday purchasing schemeBenefits: Group pension plan - matched contributions up to 5% Income protection scheme and Employee Assistance Programme Life assurance policy, including bereavement counselling and probate helpline Company shares incentive plan and save as you earn scheme Regular sports and social activities


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