Senior Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hankham
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-07-01
Reference: BH-386
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 02, 2021 12:43

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer required for an engineering manufacturing company in Eastbourne

The role is to develop and maintain PC tools and web-enabled applications to monitor and support the company’s product range.

Also modifying and maintaining existing software to accommodate new customer requirements, and existing change requests.


This role requires knowledge of C# / .NET and general application development.


Requisite Skills:

•             Microsoft .NET application development, specifically C# and ASP.NET, XUnit, using Visual Studio 2019 development tools.

•             Experience and knowledge of network and serial data communications (e.g. TCP/IP & RS232/485)

•             Windows application development using .NET Windows Forms, and WPF, windows services

•             Inter-component communications (e.g. WCF, Web API (REST), MQTT and Web Sockets)

•             SQL development, specifically SQLite and relational database design using Microsoft SQL Server 2016

•             Full software life-cycle awareness and Agile development (SCRUM)

•             Source control (ideally using SVN)

•             Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills required


Useful Skills:

•             Virtual Server exposure, including Windows Hyper-V, vSphere/VMWare, OpenBox

•             Build processes including Team City

•             Data queuing/streaming technologies (e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ, MSMQ, MQTT)

•             Web development using .NET, ASP.NET, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery, Knockout, Razor/MVC5 and Web Forms

•             Exposure to other database technology, including InfluxDB, SQLLite, MongoDB, MySQL, Postgres, Hadoop,

•             Experience of working in a manufacturing and/or electronics environment

•             Industrial serial comms protocols - Modbus I/O communication



Software or Computing degree preferred – but an equivalent first degree in an engineering discipline would be acceptable.

IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) or BCS (British Computer Society) member preferred.

Microsoft development qualifications would be an advantage.



A minimum of 5 years solid experience as a .NET solutions developer (ideally in industrial/engineering applications), as well as experience and knowledge of relational databases.

Demonstrable skills and experience in applications and web development, a flair for user interface design, and attention to detail.

A design portfolio or web link references would be highly desirable.