software engineer in newtownards

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£ 25,000 per year
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newtownards, northern ireland
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£ 25,000 per year
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02890 912 840
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job description

Want the opportunity to work for a successful company that recognises the importance of safe, secure and rewarding employment?

In recent years, our client has seen exponential growth and has released a stream of award-winning new products. Distributing to over 50 countries worldwide, supplying a range of diverse markets including leisure marine, recreational vehicles, portable sanitation, domestic drainage alongside various niche industrial sectors. On their behalf we currently have an exciting opportunity to recruit an experienced Software Engineer.


* Competitive salary bracket £25000-£45000 pending experience
* An excellent benefits package of flexible working hours, enhanced pension and death in service benefit
* Onsite Parking
* Award winning working environment

Qualifications/ Requirements:

Essential Requirements

* Educated to at least degree level (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electronics, Physics, or a closely related discipline.
* Experience developing software for a microcontroller platform
* Good experience in new product development.
* Be enthusiastic and keen to work as part of a team
* Demonstrate a high level of integrity and thoroughness in all you do.
* Display strong interpersonal skills at all levels.

Desirable Requirements

* 2+ years embedded C programming experience
* Control theory knowledge and experience e.g. PID control
* Knowledge of electronic hardware
* Experience using software version control tools e.g. Subversion, Git
* C# and Visual Studio experience
* Experience using Matlab/Simulink
* Experience developing safety critical software
* Knowledge of software safety standards
* Project management experience


* The embedded software engineer role involves designing, developing and maintaining software for microcontroller-based products.
* Whilst the role is primarily focused on embedded software development, some projects may also involve computer and smartphone app development.
* The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on intelligent control systems that drive some of the most advanced and user-friendly products on the market
* The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of products utilising latest tools and technologies. Projects can involve safety critical control, wireless technology, wired protocols, user interfaces, control theory, control system simulations, and other exciting technologies.
* The role will also involve working closely with various other functions (quality, marketing, purchasing and production) to develop and agree product specifications, and to ensure that these specifications are met in terms of performance, cost, timescales and reliability.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.




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