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Software Engineer

Livingston, West Lothian
£26,000 to £36,000
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER BASED LIVINGSTON (HYBRID WORKING) SALARY £26-36,000 PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE Based in Livingston ESS Recruit is proud to be supporting the growth of a well established business. They are a high technology equipment supplier into a range of sectors; including, medical devices, electronics, semiconductors and industrial manufacturing. Currently enjoying a period of high growth they need to make the key hire of a Software Development Engineer. You can work hybrid in this role, please note you would be needed in the office location 1-2 days per week. Reporting to the Software Team Leader, the Software Development Engineer will be responsible for contributing to the design, development, testing, documentation, and maintenance of system software for our spectroscopy products. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Gather requirements, design, code, test and maintain system software for Company products. Liaise with and support, through proper use of the defect tracking system, Software Testing. Produce manuals and support documentation for system software. Maintain full records and ensure safe keeping of all system software. Ensure that all activities comply with Company quality procedures. Propose, implement and demonstrate solutions to problems which may not, given the research and development environment, have clearly defined requirements. Provide support to Production and Sales teams, as required. Keep abreast of current technology and advise the Company on issues that may affect performance and success. Undertake off-site visits, and/or remote in, as required to install, service or maintain software systems and computer related hardware. REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Degree in software engineering or a related engineering/science discipline with relevant software development experience. Microsoft windows programming experience specifically in C# (WPF), database management (SQL and SQL Lite) and entity framework (EF). A thorough understanding of object-oriented design methods and patterns. Demonstratable UI design skills. Experience of using Source Code Management and Bug tracking tools in a team environment. It would also be desirable if you have experience in any of the following; Knowledge of other programming languages such as C++, Delphi and Java, familiar to Agile software development principles and patterns, Instrumentation scientific/medical, imaging, hardware interfacing, data acquisition, USB devices, sensors and optical detectors, motor control, etc. Lastly Graphics Data visualisation, charting, 3D. This is an excellent opportunity to join a very well established Scottish OEM business going through extensive growth globally. The relevant candidate will benefit from a solid base salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including: private medical insurance, company pension, life insurance and a flexible weekly working pattern that allows an early finish on a Friday. To learn more about this role please send your CV to our recruitment partner at ESS Recruit Katie Hydes
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  • Job Reference: 710453439-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ESS Recruit
    ESS Recruit
  • Location: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Salary: £26,000 to £36,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: SALARY £26,000-36,000 PLUS EXCELLENT
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent