Senior PC Tools Software Engineer

Akton Recruitment Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior PC Tools Software Engineer



I am currently looking for a Senior PC Tools Software Engineer (C# / WPF) who will be involved in the development of products that support the integration of legacy products into modern industrial applications. My client is a leading provider of sophisticated automation equipment, used in commercial and industrial applications.

The successful candidate's main responsibilities will include:

  • To write and maintain functional requirement specifications by interpreting and analysing user requirements.
  • To develop safety software designs and architectures that they and/or their colleagues will implement.
  • Apply semi-formal design and verification techniques, static analysis and test coverage analysis using suitable tools.
  • To lead and take part in design and code reviews.
  • Unit testing, integration testing and system testing of the code being produced.
  • Produce documentation as required to demonstrate compliance with SIL 3 requirements, for the purpose of certification of the products.

Qualifications, Experience and profile:

  • Computing/ Science/ Engineering Degree class 2.1 or higher.
  • At least 5 years experience in real-time software development using C/C++.
  • Experience of working in multi-person software development projects.
  • Experience of using structured design methodologies such as UML, state transition diagrams, etc.
  • The ability to support and lead less experienced engineers.
  • Ability to provide guidance in the planning, organisation and prioritisation of work in a small team/project.
  • Unit test, integration test and system test; capable of supervising 3rd party testing.
  • Experience in working to IEC 61508 or related standards (IEC 62061, ISO 13849, IEC 61800-5-2, etc.) or functional safety standards from other application areas (aerospace, rail, defence, nuclear, medical, etc. would be beneficial.

If you are interested and would like to apply, then please send through a copy of your most up-to-date CV, together with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and reference GST46047, to

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