Location: Rode Heath, Stoke-on-Trent Type: Permanent, Full Time Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits including pension, future career development and 25 days annual holiday! A fast-growing control systems company is looking for a Software Engineer with at least 5 years' experience in the field of software engineering and in implementing C#.NET, WPF, SQL Database software applications. They design, supply and service control and instrumentation systems across a wide range of process industries. About the Role: As a Software Engineer, you will assist us in the design, programming, testing, commissioning and supporting PC/PLC control systems, which will involve: Creating & working from design specifications Planning of software development timescales Designing and implementation of PC based GUI schemes using C#.NET, SQL Server software applications Developing and improving new & existing software solutions Testing and debugging of software applications Supporting external customers & systems Providing support to other team members and groups within the company Liaising with both customers and external suppliers and developers. Responsible for combining new developments through the full software development lifecycle Technical Skills You'll Need as a Software Engineer: Degree qualified in an Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or another similar science-based discipline Good working knowledge of PC's and Windows Operating Systems Minimum of 5 years' experience in the field of software engineering and in implementing C#.NET, WPF, SQL Database software applications Good knowledge of hardware/software level interfacing Implementation of communications protocols (TCP/IP, serial communication, OPC etc.) Other Traits You'll Need as a Software Engineer: Analytical and problem-solving mindset Ability to beat tight deadlines and respond effectively to customer requests Excellent verbal & written communication skills Ability to work as an individual and as part of team Self-motivated with the desire to learn new skills Have a full UK driving licence Have a flexible & can do approach Bonus Points for: Previous working experience within the control and automation industry or familiarity with software and practices used within the process control industry If this sounds interesting, click on the APPLY button now! Candidates with previous experience or job titles including Software Engineer, C#.NET, WPF, SQL Database, Software Developer may also be considered for this role.