Software Engineer Tech-Connect £3071/hr Vehicle Engineering

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Product Eng
£29.30 - £30.71 p day
11 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Ref: 33517
Title: Software Engineer
Division: Vehicle Engineering
Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:
The Connected Technologies and Apps department is looking for a developer to design, develop and maintain a bespoke HTML5 apps operational framework in a secure environment on the vehicle. This framework operates as a standalone system in the vehicle infotainment unit, communicates with both on-board and off-board systems and supports a variety of embedded HTML5 apps. The team is growing to enhance the framework with new features and roll-out to new markets. The role will include the following tasks:

- Working directly with development partners and internal product managers to develop and maintain framework
- Requirements capture and creation of formal specifications
- Manage prototype development and associated technical validation
- Work with the app developers to build the interface with focus on robustness and performance
- Optimise performance of the framework

This is a technical development role, but not a software coding position.

Skills Required:


- Development using web technologies including HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, REST, JSON, XML
- Software development throughout the lifecycle from requirements through design and validation
- Good understanding of programming and design patterns

Experience Required:

- 2-3 years` experience in Web/App development
- Commercial software development experience - browser, webkit and web server
- Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision
- Ability to multi task and good time management skills
- Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments, locally and internationally

Experience Preferred:
Excellent knowledge in information architecture, data management and UI
A track record of delivering successful consumer and or business products
A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging automotive app landscape
Ability to explain technologies and solutions to non-technical stakeholders
Passion for creating global product accommodating cultural differences

Education Required:
Degree in Computer Science or related Electrical/Electronic Engineering subjects or equivalent