Software Technical Lead

Platform Recruitment
18 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Software Technical Lead - Newtown, Powys - Negotiable Salary - Automation Industry

Role Specification

My client is a leading global provider of sophisticated automation equipment used in commercial and industrial applications. Their products are used in the most demanding applications requiring performance, reliability and energy efficiency in enhancing the productivity of automation machinery. They require an experienced Software Technical Lead to provide technical leadership and planning for their software team, developing industrial controllers for the company's products.

You will be required to specify and clarify product requirements as well as ensure quality is delivered across the entire team. You will lead the development of test strategies and also take part in design and code reviews. You will maintain oversight of product quality from design and coding through to configuration, test and review.

You will be experienced in using structured design methodologies such as UML and be able to provide evidence of your experience in process and tool sets to lead 3rd party design, development and test. Hands on development will also be required as well as mentoring of junior team members. You must be willing to travel (typically within Europe) for occasional technical meetings or training.

Main Duties:

+ Write and maintain functional specifications by interpreting and analysing user requirements

+ Develop system designs and architectures that team members and third parties may implement

+ Develop software needed to integrate all elements of the specified design

+ Single point of contact for 3rd party software suppliers, testing and integrating their deliverables

Skills and Experience Required:

+A minimum of 5 years' experience using C/C++, including experience of writing embedded software

+ Experience of scripting languages such as Python

+ Experience in Windows Embedded, Linux, Intel and ARM chips is desirable

+ Experience of industrial automation equipment would be beneficial

The salary is negotiable depending on experience.

This includes a generous bonus and benefits package and full development support to achieve Chartered Engineer status.Financial assistance with relocation is also available