Reference Number: JO-2312-526906
Senior software development engineer
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton

My client is looking to appoint a Senior Software Development Engineer to join their company which is a fast-growing specialist imaging equipment manufacturer based in East Sussex. The growth of the company has created the need to hire a software development engineer to add to the team.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related field and will value the autonomy and responsibility of working in a small multidisciplinary team to develop new high value professional products being sold around the world.


The company develops and manufactures a wide range of camera products, including a range of x-ray cameras. A software development engineer is required to work with a small team developing software for these professional digital cameras and imaging systems for scientific and surveillance markets.


The role:


  • Create, update, and maintain acquisition, control, and post processing DLLs
  • Create, update, and maintain camera control utilities
  • Create, update, and maintain APIs and end user interfaces
  • Write and maintain documentation including release notes and user manuals
  • Assist with code and product testing
  • Provide customer support on software issues
  • Maintain version control on all software products (with experience using Gitlab, GitHub or Bitbucket or similar products)
  • Create QA testing protocols and implement across our software products
  • Oversee projects and report progress against milestones
  • Manage day to day priorities and coach/guide junior staff members in best practices
  • Assist in higher level problem solving and customer support


We are looking for candidates with as many of the following skills as possible:


  • C/C++/C# programming knowledge including OOP, ideally C++17+ with knowledge of MSVC.
  • Knowledge of Win32 API.
  • Knowledge of Doxygen and comment style.
  • Python 3.7+ programming knowledge.
  • Team player as well as efficient at working independently, taking initiative to get the job done.
  • Proficient both in spoken and written English, with confidence to provide customer support when necessary.
  • Knowledge of Bitbucket+Git version control systems.
  • Knowledge of any data transmitting interfaces, such as: GENICAM, eBUS, TISGRABBER, Camera Link, Server Sockets (raw data), Serial COMs.
  • Knowledge of cross platform development tools, such as Boost.
  • Knowledge of OpenCV image processing library or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded application development.
  • Awareness of MATLAB
  • Awareness of LAMP stack
  • Experience writing unit tests.
  • Experience working with Jira (or equivalent) and Confluence (or equivalent)
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