Software Engineer

We have an exciting position available for a Software Engineer to join our team based at our offices in Coalville.

Job Purpose:

Working under your own initiative, identify methods to apply industry best practices in a machine tool environment. Build relationships with existing team members and help to drive software change, leading by example.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develop high level application software to support machine tools
  • Integrate high level and low level (PLC) software solutions in a traditional engineering environment
  • Perform code reviews and testing
  • Perform product testing on your own and third party code
  • Write and maintain development documentation such as specifications, test plans and design documentation

Experience / Knowledge Requirements:

  • Educated to Degree level
  • Java API (essential)
  • Junit
  • Web Frameworks (for example AngularJS, Bootstrap etc.)
  • Maven (Framework Networks)
  • Experience of additional languages such as C/C++/C# is desirable
  • Experience of version control systems such as SVN, Git (Bitbucket)
  • Good understanding of build automation and automated testing
  • XML and related technologies such as XPath, XSLT
  • Understanding of Test Driven Development
  • Familiarity with Siemens and/or Heidenhain controls would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAM packages would also be beneficial

Skills and Aptitudes Required:

  • Excellent organisational capabilities; managing to plan, prioritise and deliver competing tasks whilst meeting tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of mathematical algorithms and/or low level control code would be beneficial. Experience of Industry 4.0 would be of significant benefit

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (technical and non-technical)
  • Comfortable working in a multi discipline team of engineers


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