We're not just a job board.

At ECM, we're scientists and engineers offering a personal service to help our peers find jobs - register with us, and let us do the hard work for you.

Read More

Applied Engineering Software Developer (26300)

Central Cambridge
£35k to £45k DoE + Top Benefits

Graduate / PhD / experienced software hire; Hybrid working available

This established software team are looking for their next hire. They work with clever mathematical software algorithms that allows engineering companies search through libraries to identify 3D shapes. This increases efficiencies in the business and development cycles, and helps companies deliver solutions quickly and to budget.

As their next hire, you’ll be working with a collaborative team and build up your responsibilities in project specifications, design, implementation and testing. You’ll need to analyse different algorithms, and design software that best uses these and be robust enough to capture edge cases. You’ll ensure the quality of software being produced meets the high expectations from their customers.


  • 1st / 2.1 in Computer Science, Applied Maths or similar from a well-ranked UK university (or equivalent). A relative Masters or PhD would be a bonus.
  • Demonstrable programming experience (industry or extensive projects) with Java or C++. Other mainstream OO languages may be considered.
  • The ability to understand mathematical shapes and parameters (this could be through projects with graphics algorithms, computer vision, computation geometry or similar). Any exposure to CAD systems would be desirable.
  • Strong numerate problem-solving skills.

The team supports and develops careers through nurturing your software programming talents and provides ample opportunities to work on intellectually stimulating projects. They offer an excellent remunerations package include a wide-range of benefits.

Keywords: 3D Maths / Geometry / Graphics, Java / C++, OOP, Algorithms, Applied Engineering, CAD, Masters / PhD / Experienced

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.

Recommend for £250 - see www.ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend for details.