Overview

Job Description

Renishaw’s CMM and Gauging Products Division currently has a vacancy for a software engineer to develop and maintain software graphical user interface applications to support our automatic machinery that performs high-speed, high-accuracy data acquisition.

Through on-the-job training and experience, the successful candidate will gain knowledge of the principles of operation of Renishaw’s sensors and actuators and will use that knowledge to design innovative graphical user interfaces, and see them used by the company’s customers worldwide.

Key duties

  • Develop user interface software to control automatic machinery and acquire data from associated sensors.

  • Collaborate with embedded software teams to gain the understanding necessary to build application software that interacts efficiently with the embedded software.

  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams developing new sensors and actuators to develop user interface and API software that makes best use of them.

  • Write and maintain tests to confirm the correct operation of the software.

  • Write design documentation of a high standard.

  • Liaise with application engineers and product-support engineers to maintain an awareness of the in-field use of our products, and use that knowledge to diagnose and fix issues, and to propose innovative approaches to customer needs.

Key requirements

  • A degree in engineering, computer science or a related discipline.

  • A minimum of 3 years industrial experience in C#.

  • A minimum of 3 years industrial experience  in WPF user interface design and implementation.

  • A track record of writing robust user interface code.

Desirable requirements

  • Familiarity with C++ and the Microsoft component object model.

  • Experience in writing Windows forms applications.

  • Experience of the MVVM design pattern.

  • An established interest in writing software for automation, mechatronics or robotics applications.

  • Strong aptitude in mathematics.

  • An understanding of software-development processes such as change management and version control.

Person specification

The role requires someone who can work well in a team, sharing responsibilities and communicating clearly. Success in the role will require self-motivation, enthusiasm, clear thinking, willingness to own tasks, ability to work quickly and accurately, attention to detail, as well as the ability and willingness to learn.

Benefits 

When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, Health Cash Plan, the option to join BUPA Renishaw Health Trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
 
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
 
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:

Permanent

Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6583 Senior Software Engineer (Open)

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