Senior Software Engineer

  • Smiths Detection
  • Hemel Hempstead, UK
  • 19/02/2020
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Job Description

Smiths Detection in Hemel Hempstead are recruiting a Senior Software Engineer who will lead the design and development of software projects to cost, quality & schedule. For a given project you will lead the planning and design activities then monitor the execution of consequent work packages to completion within the defined scope and budget.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, Architect, Plan & estimate project work.
  • Evaluating design options against technical & project criteria.
  • Lead and report progress of all technical activities against target to stakeholders.
  • Active participation in design reviews.
  • Design, simulate, test & record results to verify requirements.
  • Work with appropriate software development tools for source control, issue and task tracking applications as appropriate.
  • Keep design records of software development in line with process requirements.
  • Acquire an in-depth understanding of the product under development.
  • Follows policies, processes and standards to achieve excellence the discipline.
  • Organising personal workload including managing multiple tasks.
  • Seek to improve the software development process
  • Actively communicate with other members of the local software team, other disciplines and the wider Smiths Detection community.
  • Responsible for personal health, safety of yourself & others.
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge & skills.
  • Ensures adherence to business policies, Legal requirements, Ethics.

Required Skills and Experience

Essential Skills

    • 1st or 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline
    • 4+ years industrial experience
    • Technical team leader experience
    • Experienced in following formal development processes
    • Experience of object-oriented development
    • Experience of test-driven development
    • Experience of networking technologies
    • Experience of developing for RTOS, Bare Metal or Linux embedded target environments
    • Experience of kernel configuration and driver development
    • Solid C/C++
    • Understanding of cybersecurity issues

Advantageous Skills:

  • Experience of developing for Windows or Web applications
  • Experience of UML
  • Experience of other programming languages
  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning

About us

Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected.

We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big.

Today we're an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues,that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.

Smiths Detection is a global authority on the application, management and manufacture of world-class detection and screening technology. We deliver the solutions you need to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics.

Known for our best-in-class expertise, equipment and support, customers rely on Smiths Detection to help them make the world a more secure place. With over 40 years’ experience, our mission is to use technology to develop innovative solutions and services which uphold the free flow of trade and make the world a safer place.

So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.