Software Developer

Job Title: Software Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J895243_1527065162
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2018 09:46

Job Description

Software Developer

Russell Taylor are actively recruiting for a Software Developer to support the design and implementation of embedded software within industrial monitoring and control systems.

The Role:

The successful candidate will analyse, design, program, debug, and modify software enhancements and new products used in a Linux embedded application. They will design systems in C/C++ and Python, whilst writing code, completing programming, and performing test and debugging of applications.

Main Tasks:

* Design, implementation, and test of embedded software running within a Linux environment.
* Development and preparation of such records as may be necessary to demonstrate compliance with its associated specification and any relevant standards.
* Undertaking of design reviews, audits and testing to ensure that Rotork designs and products comply with specifications and relevant standards.
* Generation of progress and other reports required by the Industrial Systems Design Manager.
* Ensuring the availability of design records and documentation and to assist with the production of Sales and Service literature.
* Undertaking of project management and co-ordination duties as and when required.

Essential Experience:

- Development of software using structured design techniques.
- Software development in C/C++ and Python within a Linux operating system including kernel drivers, system libraries and user space development.
- Knowledge of build systems such as Yocto and LTIB.
- Communication interface protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP and USB.
- Support of systems to control software configuration i.e. distributed version control software such as Mercurial and Git and issue tracking software such as JIRA.
- Unit testing and continuous integration testing of C, C++ and Python software.
- Designs to meet internationally recognised standards relating to software robustness and security.
- Understanding of Agile and Kanban project management methods.
- Methodologies for improving robustness of software developments, such as code review, pair programming etc.
- Able to participate in the project planning process.
- Design and develop formal specifications of products and participate in system development phases.
- Use of Microsoft Office for writing technical documentation - Word & Excel.
- Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and moderate to high complexity and is proficient with sound engineering principles.

Desirable Experience:

- Understanding of electronics hardware design including microcontroller applications, design schematics and datasheets.
- Industrial network protocols such as Modbus, Profibus, & HART.
- Development of safety related systems to standards such as MISRA-C.
- Static analysis and debugging tools such as Lint, Understand, Valgrind and GDB.
- Knowledge of modern web-based interfaces.
- Experience of the complete development lifecycle from concept through to final manufacture.
- Experience of structured design methodologies such as UML.
- Capable of supervising 3rd party testing of the end product if required.
- Security - Development of security assurance processes that protect data and the resources contained in and controlled by that software.
- Experience of using simulators/emulators for real time software development.
- Degree in computer science/engineering/mathematics or similar.

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