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Lead Software Engineer

Photocentric

Peterborough

Permanent

PE15YW

Posted: 12/05/2022

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Lead Software Engineer

Photocentric Ltd based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and the US is an award-winning manufacturer of 3D printers and resins.   Three times Queens Award winners, we have invented a patented new method of 3D printing and manufacture our own 3D printers, resins, clear stamps and export all over the world.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Senior Software Engineer to use your skills and knowledge to drive projects through the development process from initial research to manufacturing and production.  You will be part of the R&D team to work with products and software that will change the world. 

Key responsibilities of our Lead Software Engineer

Define and lead development of our bespoke 3D printer control system and related software

Lead development of the front-end and back-end of industrial software systems, including the analysis of business requirements, definition acceptance criteria, and management of releases 

Work closely with the engineering and sales teams to deliver bespoke software solutions

Produce documentation and software release information to production and validation teams 

Identify and manage outsourcing opportunities where appropriate 

Ensure that software is designed and implemented in a maintainable fashion, and follows established industry practices 

Opportunity to manage a small team

Skills and experience required of our Lead Software Engineer

Experienced with all stages of the software development life cycle 

Proven experience in a similar role 

Ideally experience of managing a project through to success

Experienced with the design of event-driven systems and APIs 

Architect a data-focussed ecosystem of connected industrial devices 

Ideally knowledge of industrial automation concepts and technologies (e.g. Industry 4.0, OPC UA, MQTT) and hold an active interest in the wider manufacturing industr

Familiar with IoT devices and concepts would be an advantage

Genuine interest in 3d printing

Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field

Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a mindset to explore new technologies 

What we offer:

Access to state of the art 3D Printing and prototyping facilities for personal projects

Competitive salary

Flexible hours

On the job training

Minimum 24 days holiday entitlement

Electric vehicle and bike schemes with free vehicle charging

Free access to on premises gym

A great social culture in a friendly team

If you would like to join our team and feel that you have the necessary skills and experience to become our Lead Software Engineer please click ‘apply’ now, we would love to hear from you

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