Senior Development Engineer

Recruiter
Boss Professional Services
Location
Cambridge
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Development Engineer (Production)

A leading Intelligent street lighting company searching for Senior Development Engineer in the Cambridgeshire area.

Senior Development Engineer working within our internal and external manufacturing operations. The purpose of this role is to help lead the development of the sophisticated automated test systems used in our volume manufacturing operations to verify that our products function correctly. The holder of this role will be a senior software or systems engineer with excellent SQL database development skills and a good understanding of electronics and radio systems. This role encompasses production process design, software design and development and manufacturing engineering.
Key Accountabilities and Role Outputs:
This role is part of our Manufacturing Group and reports to the Vice President of Manufacturing. This group is responsible for the manufacturing of all products. The holder of this position will be instrumental in setting the implementation strategy for future manufacturing system developments, implementing those systems and supporting our existing systems.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
We anticipate that the successful candidate will be a graduate with at least five years’ experience in a relevant roll. They will be very self-motivated, enthusiastically take on new responsibilities and be able to execute them well. They will have excellent attention to detail. Delivering quality, tested solutions which can be trusted to work is vital to this position.
• Typically an advanced degree in a numerate / computer science related subject (or equivalent experience)
• Experience of the “full lifecycle” of software development: architecture, design, documentation, coding, testing
• Ability to provide technical and project leadership
• SQL Server (T-SQL procedures, Views, Cursors, sub-queries and TVFs) design, code and test
• SQL Server administration
• VB.net (windows forms, DLLs, Custom controls, data interfaces) design, code and test
• Excellent system engineering skills with a working knowledge of electronic and radio product design
• The concept of databases managing process flow control between systems
• Distributed databases
• Ability to quickly pick up new technology
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Experienced in liaising with external organisations
• Ability to work with minimal supervision, to identify tasks that need to be done and to use initiative wisely
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
The following would be advantageous:
• MS-Access
• VBA
• Programmatic dataflow between Excel and SQLServer and/or VB.net
• For possible Web interface design:
• ASP.net, IIS,WCF Services, RESTful API design
• HTML, CSS, Javascript
• Bootstrap, Jquery and templating systems such as DoT.js
• TCP/IP
• Windows services
• Windows and network security
• Electronics and mechanical hardware and software design experience

In return, we can offer a competitive package and an environment that will stimulate and challenge you to be at your best. This is an ideal opportunity to get involved with some interesting new products and technologies at an exciting time in our development

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