Lead Software Engineer in eastbourne

eastbourne, united kingdom
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£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
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joe grant, randstad technologies
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job description

My client is on the lookout for a Lead Software Engineer for a role in Brighton.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain awareness of product roadmaps and priorities in the Vacuum Technique Division as well as software related research developments taking place in the NTV department.
  • Provide recommendations for new areas of software development that can be undertaken within the team or at alternative locations within the VT Division.
  • Use specialist software knowledge to lead and direct the development of innovative software solutions that solve complex problems and deliver added value to Atlas Copco products.
  • Develop software architectures for the use of others to ensure reliable, scalable and maintainable software products can be developed.
  • Adopt a team-lead and/or SCRUM Master role to ensure the smooth running of software development in the team.
  • Advocate for the protection of the resources on the team and conduct retrospectives after Sprint Reviews if development is within an Agile framework.
  • Mentor and provide technical leadership to other members the development team, advising on how to drive work to completion to the satisfaction of all stakeholders.
  • Champion the adoption of best practice within the team including alignment to established software development processes.
  • Take the lead in ensuring that the team is clear when software is complete.
  • Ensure best practice is followed when adding new tests and making sure code reviews are carried out at appropriate junctures.
  • Ensure the regression test framework is maintained and automated.
  • Provide the necessary test plans to ensure that the completion of work is well-defined and supports opportunities for automated regression testing, as well as quick-turn shippable software releases.
  • Supervise, coach, develop and mentor team members to facilitate continuous improvement of the software development process.
  • Supervise the release of production code, along with the required design and test documentation in line with company standards.
  • Ensure an appropriate level of governance is applied to the release of software under permit or as part of an Engineering Change.

Skills / Knowledge / Experience:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline.
  • Significant experience in developing software for supporting customer-deliverable electronics-based products.
  • Strong understanding of software development processes.
  • Must be a good communicator and have excellent fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Experience working in a global engineering environment and working with international teams to deliver software solutions. Experience working in a multi-disciplinary design environment
  • Experience working in a regulated, compliance-driven industry
  • Some experience in a project management role using both Waterfall and Agile (SCRUM) frameworks.

Experience with Ethercat is very beneficial.

If you match the criteria, please apply with your most recent CV and I will be in touch ASAP.

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