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6th Oct

Software Engineer

— Global client base

£40K - £60K (flexible)
  • Diverse project base, tech agnostic. 
  • Majority remote working. 
  • Variety of embedded, application and enterprise systems.

This tech company have been creating software for global businesses across embedded, application and enterprise systems for over 20 years. Following a busy period and several successful new bids, they’re looking to grow their software engineering team further with new hires to be made in their Trowbridge office. They’re a unique business with a proven track record of supporting giants in the fields of public sector, telecoms, rail, aerospace and more. 

What skills you’ll need

  • Proven experience with C# and ideally another server-side language (Python, Java, C++ etc.). 
  • Understanding of .Net framework. 
  • Significant knowledge of OO design as well as UML/XML. 
  • Programming experience on Windows OS. Any Linux knowledge would be useful. 
  • Any understanding of TCP/IP, Networking, HTTP, HTML is beneficial. 
  • Database skills; SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres, SQLite etc. 
  • Client-facing experience or ability to communicate clearly with external stakeholders. 

As a multi-project and tech agnostic business, any awareness of the following would be super useful, but not essential; AWS, Azure, ML, JavaScript, Python, iOS/Android, PHP, Open Source.

What you’ll be doing

Joining the wider Engineering team with multi-project exposure, you’ll support the delivery of high-level projects across their global customer-base, primarily focused on the MS ecosystem but with exposure to things like Python, Java, C++ and more, meaning you’ll need to be comfortable learning new tech and adapting depending on the project. Some projects can last for 2+ years at a time but the typical lifecycle is 3-6 months before you’re re-deployed into a different area, creating a lot of variety and diverse tools/tech to be involved in. There’s typically 2-4 people on a project and the role tends to be quite customer-facing, so you’ll need to offer a consultative approach and ensure you understand and meet the briefs given throughout. As a senior you’ll be involved up to architecture level, plus mentoring juniors and offering technical direction and oversight where required. 

What you’ll get in return for your experience

As well as a generous salary, this business advocate flexibility and work/life balance. Their core hours are 10am – 4pm and it’s expected you’ll come into the office every now and then for team meetings, other than that you can work from home as often as you’d like. They have on-site parking for those who need it and offer 25 days holiday, a nice break over Christmas, annual bonus based on company performance and an auto-enrolment pension scheme. They’re always looking for new ways to improve skill sets across the team so will back you to go on any courses/conferences you think would benefit your personal progression.

What’s next?

Like the sound of this one? Drop your CV over to Becca now to find out more. 

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Who's managing this role?

Becca Thomson

Becca Thomson

— Recruiter Technology (London)

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