Software Engineer C# .Net

Petalite Limited
Birmingham, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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About Petalite

The world is changing and it is becoming electric! Ourvisionisto disrupt theelectric vehicleindustry by creating technology that ismorecost efficient andreliable, where every vehicle is supercharged by ourproducts.

We haveinvented a patent pending charging platform for an innovative new way of chargingelectric vehicles, with 30-50% less components, higher reliabilityandlonger working lifetime compared tothe competition.

We are a small,fast growing clean tech company. Between us we have over100 years of experience in power electronics and battery technology innovation. We are a close-knit team of innovators who love seeing a project come to fruition.

We have won two significant grants to take our technology to the next level. There are many opportunities for personal career development in addition to a wide variety of new projects to work on.Since weare asmall company,this will give you a big chance to develop yourself and your ideas. We offer flexibility and the opportunity to work on own engineering projects using company facilities and equipment outside of working hours.

We also offer an EMI option scheme for full time employees to gain shares in our business.

We are based in Faraday Wharf Birmingham Science Park B7 4BB.

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join the team.

You will be programming primarily in C# but will be expected to work in many different languages and platforms.

The successful candidate for this role will have a strong team leading approach to their work and a good grounding in server-side systems development.

The projects will require a creative approach to the challenges in the industry. The candidate must be able to deliver to agreed timescales and be accountable for their tasks.

Your main role will be to develop and maintain server-side systems. System designs need to incorporate robust code, with strong security models at the centre of your code.

Responsibilities and Duties

You will be responsible for helping to design and architect a highly scalable and fault-tolerant back-end server systems. You will be working on back-end and front-end development on our server-side systems. This includes remote control and monitoring for real time systems.

You will be working in a growing team and on an existing code base so an ability to expand and maintain existing software in a team is essential.

Focus on creating fault-tolerant, mission critical, secure and intrusion resilient systems.

Writing tests for existing and new code to ensure compatibility and stability.

Complete other duties at the discretion of management.

Ensure and promote the personal health, safety and wellbeing of staff.

Carry out duties in a way which promotes fairness in all matters and which engenders trust.

Promote equality of opportunity and support diversity and inclusion.


High levels of proficiency in:
  • C#
  • .net framework
  • core
  • and web back-end design and architecture.

Ideally, also:
  • Kotlin/Java
  • Relational database design
  • SQL
  • Deploying software on Android OS, Linux, and Windows systems.

Team player attitude with a willingness to lead when necessary.

A devotion to continuing education.

Must be comfortable using code analysis tools and writing all code in Test Driven Development and controlled release paradigms.


You will ideally have a degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science and 5+ years' software development experience.

Eligibility to work in the UK

Candidates who are not citizens of the United Kingdom, or another EEA member country, should check their eligibility to enter or remain the UK in advance of making any job application via the UKVI website . If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, any application for a work visa would be unsuccessful.

Equal Opportunities

Petalite Limited promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We aim to ensure this through our staff recruitment and selection processes.

No recruitment agencies please.
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