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Elements Of The System 2

Principal Software Engineer

Location: AB Dynamics, Bradford on Avon UK

We are looking for a Principal Software Developer to join the Software Development Team working with the advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS) and other laboratory-based test machines.

ABOUT AB Dynamics

AB Dynamics is one of the world’s leading specialists in automotive test systems, supplying a range of advanced solutions including driving robots, ADAS soft crash targets and driving simulators to all major vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers globally. The company's unique technology is used for many applications including the development of autonomous vehicles.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

The position would suit someone with around 10 years’ experience as a software developer including time leading and managing tasks for teams of developers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead an energetic team of agile developers, reporting to the head of the Lab Test Software group 
  • Liaise with internal business customers and oversee feature delivery
  • Make architectural/design decisions for new features and interfaces in our back-end code
  • Drive development of our cutting-edge new software products and processes
  • Engage with external customers during all phases of development
  • Solve challenging issues in the codebase, and implement those solutions

 

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Experience managing tasks for small development teams
  • Extensive knowledge of C++
  • Understanding of all aspects of development cycle (requirements, specification, development, debug, testing, release, deployment)
  • Familiarity with developer system such as Git/JIRA/TeamCity or equivalent

Desirable

  • Knowledge of C#
  • Understanding of SOLID principles, design patterns, and coding best practices
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies


Person Specification

  • Bright and hard-working
  • Dynamic and able to engage fully with tasks
  • Interest and passion for programming
  • Background interest in engineering
  • Mathematical and logical brain


JOIN US

We’re an innovative, dynamic company in one of the most interesting areas of automotive engineering. There are plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and experience at AB Dynamics. In addition, we offer a friendly and supportive working environment along with highly competitive salaries, an additional discretionary company bonus and an attractive benefits package, including 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), private healthcare and company pension contributions.  

To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@abdynamics.com

 

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