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Software Engineer - Desktop Applications (26871)

to £55,000 DoE + benefits

Windows application development with well-funded company

This small and growing company has made significant progress developing a uniquely powerful scientific instrument with great promise, and are now seeking software developers to produce a world class application to control their hardware and provide analysis for the data it produces.

Prototype software and algorithms have already been developed so in-depth scientific or data processing knowledge is not required. What is required are good software developers to turn these prototypes into fast, responsive applications suitable for use by clients around the world.


  • Excellent knowledge of C# and WPF for use in large and complex desktop applications where performance is critical.
  • A 1st or 2:1 in computer science or similar from a top-ranked university. Or extensive relevant industrial experience.
  • Good experience of modern Agile practices including test-driven development and automated build systems.
  • Additional knowledge in the following areas is beneficial but not required: scientific computing, interacting with hardware systems, advanced image processing and enterprise systems integration.

This forward-thinking company has offices in Cambridge and offers hybrid working when feasible. Alongside a competitive salary they offer several health-related benefits (including BUPA coverage), enhanced parental leave, generous matched pension contributions and a bonus scheme.

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.