Archive for the ‘IT’ Category

Junior Embedded Software Engineer Staffordshire

February 10, 2011

Position:Junior Embedded Software Engineer
Location:Fradley, Lichfield, Staffordshire

Reporting to the Chief Software Engineer, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven capability and experience in this high-profile embedded software design and development role. The work will involve designing real-time embedded software for high-performance control systems used in gasoline engine management applications, and innovative electric and hybrid power trains for new technology vehicle applications. This role is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious graduate engineer with around two years hands-on experience who is considering his or her first job move and who wishes to gain further software development experience in an important area of new technology.

Duties will include:

 Realisation of embedded software for 8-, 16- and 32-bit micro controllers using established company design practices and software life cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards.
 Interpretation of system requirements in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers to generate software requirements using formal methods.
 Generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the “V” life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests.
Code implementation using the C programming language, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments.
Generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process.
Participation in Software FMEA, HAZOP and other similar review techniques.
Qualifications & Experience:
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate skills & experience in some of the following:
Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role within an embedded product development environment.
Degree-qualified in an appropriate science or engineering discipline (Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics).
Experience with Infineon TriCore family of microcontrollers, preferably using the Tasking or HighTechGNU tools chain.
Experience with Freescale MPC5554 or other PowerPC microcontrollers, preferably using the DiabData tools chain.
Experience with other 16 / 32 bit microcontroller platforms will be considered.
Experience using requirements management and specification tools, for example DOORS, OSEE, or MKS.
Experience using configuration management tools for example AllChange, ClearCase or MKS.
Experience with software analysis methodologies including Yourdon SASD or UML.
Experience in the use of model-based development tools including Matlab, Simulink Stateflow, TargetLink or Embedded Coder.
Experience using software test verification tools including Tessy and LDRA Testbed.
Experience with CAN based test tools including Canalyser, Canape, PCAN or ValueCAN.
Familiarity, (meaning the ability to understand basic operation and interpret schematics) with micro-electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry. Higher level of hardware competence, especially the ability to work with power electronic systems would be advantageous.
Good test and analysis skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
A team player with the additional ability to work alone unsupervised.
Highly-motivated and capable of working on concurrent activities.

Please send your CV to

Junior Technical Consultant Edinburgh

February 4, 2011

Junior Technical Consultant Edinburgh

The Company:

Our client produce and support the world leading document assembly product based in Edinburgh.

We are keen to hear from bright, talented and passionate graduates.

The Role:

The position requires a versatile Technical Consultant who will help us deliver first rate support to our blue chip client base. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, while also working closely with an established team. Main responsibilities will be providing first and second-line support for company users, maintaining existing product sets, and some template development.

The Candidate:

A talented graduate with a good degree (2:2 or above).

Broad experience with Microsoft Word and Windows are essential.  Must be confident and able to take the initiative, have excellent analytical skills, be an independent worker, be eager to learn new skills, be able to focus on delivering to deadlines, and be an excellent written and verbal communicator.

Salary: £18-22K depending on experience


Web Developer .Net Developer- Edinburgh

October 28, 2010

Opportunity for an enthusiastic ASP.Net developer to join a small, friendly, but well established company at office in Edinburgh.

Due to continuing growth over the past year we are looking for more new developers to join our engineering team in October 2010. Your

primary role will be to develop web applications based upon specifications provided by senior developers using an in-house toolkit of ASP.Net controls and code; however there will be opportunities to develop your programming, design and leadership abilities as part of a constructive and highly-skilled team. We’re looking for someone with: * An understanding of how to apply object-oriented principles to code and data * Experience creating web user controls and an understanding of ASP.Net and the .Net framework in general * Familiarity with VB.NET, or extensive experience with other .NET languages such as C# and the desire to transfer your skills to a new language * Ability to produce documented, well structured and maintainable code * Proficiency in HTML, XHTML, CSS and JavaScript * Basic knowledge of SQL, and MS SQL Server in particular would be an advantage * A willingness to learn, and the ability to grasp new concepts quickly In return we’ll offer you the opportunity to work with a whole spectrum of clients, from small charities right up to government departments within a relaxed and innovative environment.

Please send your CV ASAP

Salary:£20K to £27K


Microsoft SharePoint Developer

October 28, 2010

My client are looking to expand its Microsoft SharePoint practise and are therefore looking for a SharePoint professional to join its team based in Edinburgh. You will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of SharePoint based applications. Other responsibilities include:

* Working closely with clients carrying out requirements gathering from key stakeholders.
* Preparing estimates of project activities
* Taking accountability for technical deliverables including quality assurance and adherence to client requirements
*Writing Test Cases
*Being able to work as part of a team and/or as the sole developer on a project
*Providing mentoring for other team members
*Providing assistance and technical input for bids and proposals

The successful candidate will have commercial experience of SharePoint Server 2003/2007/2010 and will experience of developing SharePoint applications. It would be an advantage but not essential to have experience in the use of Microsoft development languages/technologies such as ASP.Net, C#, VB.Net, C++ and SQL Server.

This is an excellent opportunity for a SharePoint developer looking to further their careers within this field as the role offers the
opportunity of self development.

Location : Edinburgh