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Senior Software Engineer

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Cathedral Appointments are delighted to be recruiting a Senior Software Engineer for a challenging and rewarding role with strong personal career development. You will be incorporated into a positive multi-disciplined team working to produce cutting edge technology and engaged at all stages of the product development lifecycle. This role is based in Bristol, but the post holder will be required to travel to mid-Devon at least one day each week.

Senior Software Engineer responsibilities include...


  • Software requirements capture, design, implementation and validation for products including embedded firmware, test software and lab development utilities.
  • Influence electronic design and other pertinent product development areas to ensure their effective integration with software.
  • Product integration, verification and validation including testing, test planning and documentation.
  • Ensure product and test equipment software satisfies applicable safety standards.
  • Maintain a “state of the art” knowledge of new technologies that apply to products through research and training.
  • Present new technologies to management and influence their adoption in products.
  • Configuration control of design changes during product development and manufacturing.
  • Involvement in developing and continuously improving the Quality Management System product development lifecycle processes and procedures.
  • Support Production and Technicians with software aspects of design and manufacture.
  • Continuous improvement of existing products.
  • Manage own work area and assist with lab management and maintenance.
  • Observe all H & S rules and work in a manner which is safe for self and colleagues.

Senior Software Engineer requirements include...

  • Qualified to a degree level in electronics/computer science or closely-related discipline.
  • Embedded software experience using C or a related language.
  • Experienced in real-time system and control system design.
  • Experience and understanding of version control systems.
  • Hands-on experience with electronic circuits.
  • Willingness to learn and grow within a fast-paced engineering environment.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Controlling power electronics in real-time.
  • Fieldbus and Ethernet implementation.
  • A background in industrial electronics.
  • MATLAB, Simulink or NI LabVIEW experience.

This is an exciting role that offers a competitive salary and opportunities for continual professional development. If you have the experience required, we would love to hear from you. 

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