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Cambridge Consultants

Lead Software Engineer and Architect - Ref 898

We are part of the Wireless Division at Cambridge Consultants and use first-rate engineering processes and tools to
develop cutting edge products across diverse markets.
Our informal and friendly environment is a great place to work, offering support and encouraging innovation and where
there is real passion for excellent engineering.

Do you lead the development of large software systems? Would you like to join a team of engineers developing scalable
systems for clients across many markets? We develop systems that span embedded devices, internet services, user
experience, and global connectivity. The Software Group is growing, so if you want to create innovative systems for a
wide variety of clients, Cambridge Consultants is the place for you. We are a team of highly motivated and professional
engineers and we'd like you to join us.

We are part of the Wireless Division at Cambridge Consultants and use first-rate engineering processes and tools to
develop cutting edge products across diverse markets.

Our informal and friendly environment is a great place to work, offering support and encouraging innovation and where
there is real passion for excellent engineering.

Main Role
Working on Cambridge Consultants' projects, you will architect software for complex systems. This may involve leading a
team of software engineers as part of a multidisciplinary project team.
You may also participate in meetings with clients and potential clients from time to time and a small amount of travel may
be involved.

Type of work
The Software Group develops software for a wide variety of applications. We have particular strengths in creating large
systems, as well as low power, low cost radio implementations, with application areas such as telecommunications,
healthcare, industrial and consumer goods. We have a significant pre-developed IP library to reduce development time
and risk, including mature and proven Bluetooth and DECT protocol stacks.
Recent examples of our work include the complete development of a wireless medical telemetry system and a global
satellite communication service. Both of these examples involved the design and development of new hardware
alongside the software development. Further examples include ZigBee and Bluetooth developments, an Air Traffic
Control radio system and high value front ends for telecommunications network equipment.
The group carries out software design and architecture, as well as coding, mainly in C and Python.

Responsibilities
In this role you will be responsible for:
The design and development of large software systems
The design of system interfaces
Delivery of high-quality code, compliant with the client’s requirements
Project delivery on time and on budget

Requirements
With an appropriate background in software, you will have a good degree in a relevant subject, such as computer science
or electronic engineering.
Experience in communications software
Understanding of both hardware and software
Understanding of wireless communications systems
Understanding of build systems and source control
One or more scripting languages
Some understanding of Internet technologies

Benefits
Good salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
Pension scheme
Life assurance plan
Private medical insurance
Travel insurance
Disability insurance plan
Free canteen - lunches and refreshments
25 days annual holiday plus public holidays
Relocation assistance if applicable
Excellent career development and training opportunities
Flexible working hours
Social committee

FUTURE PROSPECTS
Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees careers and has a flexible policy for individual
capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

Location
United Kingdom

To apply for this opportunity use the following link at: http://www.cambridgeconsultants.com/careers/find-a-job/lead-software-engineer-and-architect-160902

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Organisation:  Cambridge Consultants