Software Developer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled software engineer to join a leading global supplier of industrial equipment to the food and beverage market, based in Salford.  You will report directly to the Software Development Manager and will be responsible for working predominantly on green-field development projects, as the company aims to deliver its next generation products.  The role will involve desktop and embedded software development.

The role requires strong people skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger multi-disciplined team.  Collaboration with the wider business (sales, marketing, product management, etc.) will be required in order to elicit requirements, and deliver solutions as part of new product/platform development.

The role will involve working with the latest tools and technologies. 

The key responsibilities are:

  • ·       Develop/Interpret written/verbal business requirements and technical specification documents and seek clarification as and where necessary. Elicit requirements from key stakeholders.
  • ·       Perform software development to written technical specifications working within the company’s quality processes.
  • ·       Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates & techniques.
  • ·       Maintain watching brief on development of new technologies, techniques and methodologies.
  • ·       Work closely and collaboratively with the Software Architect and other team members.
  • ·       Identification and correction of reported defects in collaboration with the SW Test Team.

What You Need to Succeed

The successful candidate will have good written, oral communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate skilful application of the following core competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree in electronics, physics or another relevant engineering related degree. (Significant industry experience considered in exceptional cases, e.g. Computer Sciences).
  • Effective in analysing situations, solving problems and clarifying/summarising key issues
  • Strong interest in new technology – makes appropriate use of tools and technologies to deliver optimal business solutions.  Good awareness of the modern technology landscape
  • Partnership and teamwork - actively engages and respects the diverse contributions of team, partners or networks.  Able to work in teams of various sizes as well as individually on occasion.
  • Self-starter - good interpersonal and communication skills, proactive with good prioritisation and work management skills. Comfortable presenting their ideas to peers and management.
  • Flexible attitude – willingness to be flexible to ensure delivery in demanding timescales.
  • Rigorous attention to detail and a ‘can-do’ attitude with an ability and willingness to produce high quality technical documentation.
  • High motivation – takes responsibility for achieving results, overcomes obstacles and adapts approach

They must have the following technical experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years hand-on experience of commercial C# .NET development within a busy team environment (very strong C++ developers will be considered and training provided to accelerate transition to C#).
  • A strong knowledge of the Microsoft technology stack
  • Experience of software development using Microsoft Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server
  • Good knowledge of the .NET framework (4.6 and later, .NET Core or .NET Standard)
  • A full understanding of Object Oriented (OO) design
  • Have an appreciation of the challenges, limitations and differences between PC and Embedded Target development

Our Offer to You

• Competitive Salary

• 25 Days holiday + 8 bank holidays

• Pension scheme

• Life Assurance

• Employee bonus

• Flexible working

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here

Para aquellos que priorizan la precisión, Mettler Toledo es precisamente donde perteneces.

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North West


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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Limited

Olympic Court
19 Montford Street
Salford M50 2XD
United Kingdom

+44 161 848 8636