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Software Development Engineer - UK

Bonus, Holidays, Healthcare, Pension, Life Cover, Subsidised Canteen - Software & Electronics
Ref: 246 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Oct 2018
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Are you a Software Development Engineer?

Role Overview:

To provide WEB based software design and test expertise to the R&D team. To support new and existing product and process design and development activities that fulfil the needs of the project and therefore the business.

This role is situated within a team of scientists, technologists and engineers who have responsibility for the delivery of key new products. In addition the role interfaces daily with personnel in other key functions to co-ordinate the completion of key tasks to deliver said project. The role is pivotal in ensuring that the new product development project runs to time, cost, and quality.


• Develop and maintain large web application used globally and important to our customers and business. The developer’s responsibilities will include designing, developing and testing software for the continued development of MVC web application.

• The Developer will be guided by software requirements specifications and will be expected to design and develop in a continuous migration environment.

• Development activities include leading design reviews, development and release remediation tracking and resolution.

Project Delivery:

To lead effectively cross-functional teams to deliver specified projects targets.  40%

Software Development: To design, develop and execute functionality / robustness tests on development software prototypes. 30%)

Project Control: To monitor budget, resource and progress against key milestones demonstrating that the project team and stakeholders are engaged and performing and that project risks are managed. 10%)

Design Control: To coordinate design control activities and document project strategy and activities via the design control system. 10%

Compliance: Provide the major interface between the project and design control activities, ensuring that technical / engineering work streams maintain compliance and that the file is suitable for audit by the appropriate bodies e.g. FDA and BSI. Perform all activities in compliance with relevant Quality Systems Standards. 5%

Health & Safety: To promote health and safety policies and procedures to encourage a safe working environment. 5%

Location: Hull

Education: BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent


• 3 years pure Java as primary language

• Strong RDBMS experience (Open Source or Proprietary DB)

• Practical experience of Linux Operating systems


• Grails Development Framework

• Use of source standard control systems (VSTS/GitHub)

• Open Source APIs

• Java Web Application deployment


• Experience in Medical Device or similar compliance driven industry

• Agile methodologies

• Apache Tomcat containers

• Spring Framework

• Groovy

• Angular Bootstrap

• Hibernate ORM

Physical Demands:

The position requires the ability to: -

Meet deadlines and frequent assignment changes and periodic heavy workload.

Operate computer equipment, copy machines, pilot / production equipment for medical devices.

Communicate effectively both by phone and in face-to-face meetings.

Move between the different office and site facilities.

Read and interpret complex material.


Travel Requirements:  10–25%

Number of direct reports:  None

Total number of direct and indirect reports:  None

If this sounds like you and a role you would be interested in you can read the job spec below or contact us at: Or call us on:01612600190

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