Software Engineer

Recruiter
GPW Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a world class, successful and expanding manufacturing business

As the Software Engineer, your main responsibility is to write Windows application software for the test and configuration of a wide range of electronics products. Ideally you’ll have experience in software development within an industrial, manufacturing or production environment

Responsibilities:

* The ability to write and debug software applications in VB.Net and C#.
* 1st and 2nd line production support to resolve ‘line-stoppers’
* Software validation testing to demonstrate that requirements meet specifications
* Complete all relevant documentation to the required standards.
* Data generation for auditing and Statistical Process Control purposes.
* Write data analysis software.
* Provide training for software users
* Accurate assessment of project timescales for software completion to specification
* The ability to highlight software risks early on in a project.
* To contribute to the project team in a concise, informed and professional manner.
* To provide creative input on all aspects of software design.
* To maintain version records for tracking software changes on each product.

Specific job requirements:

* HNC / Diploma / Degree qualified in science / engineering
* Experience with VB.Net and C# within Microsoft Visual Studio
* Experience with Microsoft Windows XP / 7 / 8.1 / 10
* Communication protocols such as RS232 and USB
* XML / XSLT
* Database knowledge (SQL)
* Appreciation of constraints / requirements of software and electronics.

To succeed in this role you’ll need to have:

* A flexible approach to demands, deadlines, project direction.
* Creative and innovative approach to design.
* Strong communication skills and ability to develop relationship with customers and colleagues.
* Accurate administration and data recording skills.
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Good personal presentation and communication skills.
* Motivation with an ability to work alone or as part of a team.
* Knowledge of IT infrastructure and networking protocols / systems
* Good project planning skills are desirable
* A valid passport - Foreign travel will be required to support test engineering activities

The Rewards

* Salary to £40,000 pa
* Pension
* 37 Hour working week – with a 1 p.m. finish

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