Job Description

Job Location

East Grinstead, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate

£40,000 - £45,000 Per Annum

Job Ref:


Software Engineer

Our Client based in East Grinstead are a UK-based group of scientific and engineering-based companies.  Who are suppliers of calorimeters, NBS smoke chambers and oxygen indexes and make more than 40 different fire test instruments. Who offer fantastic company benefits.

Our Client require a software engineer to develop new software and for the continuous improvement of existing software for their range of fire science instruments. Working as part of the software team and alongside their team of engineers and fire scientists, the software engineer will have responsibility for implementing the features necessary to control the instruments and process the acquired data as defined by the applicable standards and their fire scientists.

Tasks and main responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain bespoke processing and control software.

• Define new project specifications and provide regular project updates.

• Maintaining software version control and updating of online manual.

• Testing new software features with required hardware.

• Providing software support for the installation team and customers as required.

• Compliance with all internal quality and Health and Safety procedures.

• Proven experience as a software developer working in a multidisciplinary environment.

• C#, .Net, WPF, XAML, OO, Visual Studio

Essential Skills and Abilities:

• Effective team player

• Highly motivated and able to build close relationships internally and externally to achieve an end goal.

• Ability to work on own initiative with a pro-active strategic approach to challenges.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desirable Skills

• Real time embedded development. Ideally ARM

• Good appreciation of electronics hardware

• Familiar with QMS, documenting software changes and version control

• Familiarity with writing project requirements specifications and working to project time lines

• Experience with control systems, data acquisition and processing


• Device driver implementation




39 per week.  Pre-arranged flexible working and a 12:00 finish on a Friday, Pension contributions up to 5%.  25 days holiday plus bank holidays per annum. with 1 additional day accrued for every 5 years’ service. Along with an incentive plan:  Available after 3 months, contributions up to £1800 per annum, contributions up to £600.

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110