13 Jan

Software Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Perkinelmer Seer Green

Position
Software Engineer
Company
Perkinelmer
Location
Seer Green ENG
Opening
13 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Perkinelmer Seer Green urgently required following position for Software Engineer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Software Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Perkinelmer Seer Green Jobs Details:

Job Description:
The R&D group in Seer Green consists of 8 people who are
focused on the development of scientific
instrumentation. We are a multi-disciplinary team that
historically have been more research oriented focusing
primarily on concept generation for new products. We
wish to grow the team and expand our activities to
include product design and development for manufacture
at our factory in Wales. There will also be an element
of support for ongoing manufacture.
The instrumentation is mainly opto-mechanical and
opto-electronic in nature and uses built in firmware to
manage these mechanisms and deliver sampled data to a PC
for further processing and display. Much of the PC
software has been developed over the last 30 years and
is written in a variety of languages.
We wish to recruit a software engineer with several
years of experience in C/C++/C# with a scientific
background in physics, mathematics or chemistry although
other scientific disciplines will be considered. They
will operate in a multidisciplinary project team being
able to extend our existing platforms with new product
designs, support hardware engineers to provide tools to
test new features, work on algorithms to turn data into
information and write manufacturing test software to
guarantee product quality and operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be able to translate user requirements into
technical specifications, to provide development
timelines and schedules for the specifications and
deliver software that meets those specifications in
a timely manner.
  • Work within our structured development process.
  • To write code to take data from a variety of
communication protocols and process it to provide
scientific insight and diagnostic information. The
code may be customer facing or focussed on enabling
the team to test ideas and equipment.
  • To work within the existing application frameworks
to enhance them to provide new capabilities.
  • To understand how to test our scientific instruments
to ensure they meet the required quality and
performance criteria and to work with manufacturing
to write software that provide tools for component
and sub-assembly testing plus automated fully
assembled testing.
  • Work with manufacturing to provide guidance,
training and troubleshooting support during pilot
batch manufacture.
  • To develop algorithms that enhance the capabilities
of our instrumentation and turn our data into
customer information.
  • To undertake software troubleshooting including both
creative and pragmatic resolutions to problems.
  • Be willing to work at multiple software levels from
high level application features in C# to embedded
software development in C/C++.
  • To document and conduct planning, technical and bug
reviews of design code and of evaluation plans /
test results. Write and present technical project
reports.
  • Responsible for product performance and quality.
Experience Required
  • At least 3 years commercial software experience on a
Windows platform in .NET using Visual Studio 2010 or
later.
  • Ability to work within a multi-functional team being
able to take a leadership role for architectural and
coding aspects.
  • Good C# .NET skills preferably with WPF experience.
  • Experience of using the Agile-Scrum process or
similar software development process.
  • Knowledge of C++ with COM/MFC/ATL skills.
  • Knowledge of C particularly in relation to embedded
systems.
  • Knowledge of LabView or similar rapid prototyping
software is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of MatLab or Python or other high level
language for mathematical manipulation of data is
highly desirable.
  • Ability to assess technical risk and to formulate an
effective risk management strategy for both
development, including design and execution of
evaluation programmes.
  • Experience of using cross-platform tools
particularly with respect to mobile applications
would be desirable such as Xamarin.
  • Image processing or signal processing experience
would be a bonus.
Qualifications
  • Honour’s degree in a science or mathematics.
  • Microsoft Windows certification such as MCSD or
similar evidence of Windows programming training.
General Competencies
  • Adaptability
  • Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing
major changes in work responsibilities or
environment; adjusting effectively to work
within new work structures, processes,
requirements, or cultures.
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Having achieved a satisfactory level of
technical and professional skill or knowledge in
position-related areas; keeping up with current
developments and trends in areas of expertise.
  • Innovation
  • Generating innovative solutions in work
situations; trying different and novel ways to
deal with work problems and opportunities.
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Actively participating as a member of a team to
move the team toward the completion of goals.
  • Communication
  • Clearly conveying information and ideas through
a variety of media to individuals or groups in a
manner that engages the audience and helps them
understand and retain the message.
  • Initiative
  • Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives
and being proactive to achieve goals beyond what
is required; including action to improve
existing conditions and processes.
% of Travel Required : None


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