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Senior Systems Software Engineer (23777)

nr Oxford, Newbury, Reading, Swindon
to £55,000 DoE + Benefits

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Control Systems, Physics, Embedded C, UNIX, Control, Real-Time, Debugging

A Senior Software Engineer is sought to join this scientific software company that develop and run a world-class facility. Joining their established team, the senior engineer will work closely with internal customers to develop and design new control systems software, and take key responsibilities in delivering robust solutions and provide technical expertise. As a senior member of the team, some mentoring and training of junior engineers would be expected.


  • Degree in electronics, maths, computer science or similar, ideally to Masters level.
  • Commercial experience developing embedded C within a real time distributed control system.
  • Experience with source control and structured release protocols.
  • Good understanding and appreciation of automated testing and use of debugging tools.
  • Further experience with networking, Python, Java or scientific control systems would be beneficial.

Preference is for UK / EU based candidates, with relocation expenses on offer for qualifying candidates. On offer is a generous salary and a wide range of benefits.

Control Systems, Physics, Embedded C, UNIX, Control, Real-Time, Debugging, Source Control

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