Software Lead Engineer

Jam Recruitment
11 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Software Lead Engineer
Reference: STA002ZW
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Stafford, UK
Salary: Competitive

GE Grid Solutions Business is a world leader in the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) market. HVDC technology enables global and renewable energy transmission, and is critical in meeting today's demand for decarbonisation and the security of energy networks. As a technology leader, we are engineering and delivering HVDC solutions to meet the most complex electrical projects ever seen.

In the heart of Staffordshire, within our Global Centre of Excellence, a position has become available for a skilled Software Lead Engineer in the Controls department. You will be designing, developing and integrating world-class control & protection software for VSC and LCC systems.

As a Software Lead Engineer you will be responsible for:

* Designing and developing the controls software modules
* Defining the software architecture for the controls software modules
* Coordinating all associated documentation for the engineering and software modules
* Being an active member of a multi-discipline engineering team to meet the project's requirements through its lifecycle, supporting Software Engineers' personal development
* Implementing software QA activities i.e. code reviews, software release reviews etc.
* Identifying and evaluating EHS risks, implementing practical measures

Candidate requirements as Software Lead Engineer:

* Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline
* Significant professional experience as a Software Engineer is essential
* Knowledge of the software design lifecycle (SDLC) and project delivery processes, with experience in Agile development practices
* Working knowledge of Test Driven design techniques in a software environment (e.g. continuous integration, unit testing, automated regression testing etc.)
* Understanding of full-stack of software with an in-depth experience in more than one area (e.g. firmware, middleware, control algorithm etc.)
* Knowledge of communication protocols (e.g. Ethernet, TCP/IP, IEC104, DNP3, Profibus, IEC-61850 etc.)

To apply for Lead Software Engineer:

If you are interested in the position of Lead Software Engineer, looking to further develop your career in engineering, please forward your CV or call Ben on +44 (0)161 905 5180.

Opening Date: 25/04/2016
Closing Date: 25/05/2016

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