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Software Developer - C++ / GUI - Advanced Engineering & Technology

Role: Software Developer - C++ / GUI - Advanced Engineering & Technology
Location: Shoreham-by-Sea, nr Brighton, Sussex (located walking distance from train station)
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 (dependent on proven ability) + bens

Leading advanced engineering consultancy based near Brighton is seeking a number of proven Software Developers (circa 2 years +) with proven experience developing in C++.

You will design and implement GUI in software for powertrain engineering design and analysis, engine development, and gas/fluid dynamics simulation.  

You will participate in the entire software lifecycle: defines requirements, writes/reviews design documents, implements the approved design, writes and conducts tests, corrects deficiencies, conducts code reviews, writes user documentation, aids support team.

Job Duties
Development of new software or features: liaising with commercial and product teams to understand customer needs; propose solutions; design and implement the chosen solution.
Maintenance of existing Software products: work with development managers and support to determine if inquiries should be elevated to change requests, and implementation of change requests for enhancements and bug fixes
Delivery of projects in an agile environment, and to ISO 9000 quality standards
Specification and creation of tests to demonstrate the correctness of code; tests programs as necessary; correction of any shortcomings revealed by in-house or external testing
Providing second line technical support: working with our support team to find solutions to the customer inquiries

The candidate must have the following
Degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent technical degree.
Proficiency in C++, with a minimum of two years related experience, ideally in user interface and/or graphics programming.
Proficiency in using object-oriented concepts to solve complex problems, preferably in a modelling and simulation context; understanding of complex data structures and data manipulation algorithms.

The ideal candidate will have most of the following
Experience with a revision control system (CVS, ClearCase, git, etc.)
Knowledge of or ability to learn general graphics programming; also user interface toolkits, specifically Qt
Ideally experience with both Microsoft Visual Studio and Linux development environments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (must be able to explain his/her ideas to a wider audience including those without a programming background)

  • Company
  • Location
    Brighton, Southern
  • Salary
    30,000.00 - 40,000.00 £  per year
  • Job Status/Type
    Full Time Permanent
  • Job Category
    IT/Software Development
  • Occupation
    General/Other: IT/Software Development
  • Work Experience
    1+ years
  • Education Level
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Career Level
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
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About Gerrell & Hard Ltd
We are an Automotive and High Technology Engineering Recruitment Consultancy that provides contract and permanent recruitment and value-adding consulting services nationwide. Our clients are typically OEM’s, Consultancies and Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers to niche High Technology Engineering sectors such as the Automotive, Aerospace, Power Generation, Medical, Electronics Technologies, Energy and Renewables sectors.

Gerrell & Hard is a recruitment consultancy with a difference. Quite simply, we are consultants, not salespeople, and we provide the kind of high-calibre delivery that can only be enjoyed by developing a close empathy with our clients and candidates. We believe that responsiveness and a profound understanding of your recruitment brief or job requirement is the most important starting point for each project.