Smiths Detection Jobs as Software Engineer at HemelHempstead,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

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About the job

We are looking for a talented and passionate Software Engineer to join our Software Development team located at Hemel Hempstead site.

Reporting to our Software Engineering Manager, you will demonstrate great communication skills, a passion for knowledge sharing, and a desire to develop others by using your solid technical background.

To be successful you will have the ability to design and develop creative software architecture solutions to complex problems, apply extensive technical expertise and demonstrate a full knowledge of other related disciplines. You will guide the successful completion of major projects and may function in a project leadership role and determines methods and procedures on new assignments.

You will interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and guide the successful completion of major programs.

It is important to note, you’ll be joining a team of experts, who are focused on adding real value to every aspect of our manufacturing and engineering operations, you will have lots of opportunity for involvement, to lead and develop a great team and to forge a close working relationship across a variety of group functions. This is also a great opportunity to develop within a global FTSE 100 company.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate major design options against technical, business & project criteria.
  • Study complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Work within an integrated multiple discipline team to resolve design issues.
  • Active participation & presenter in design reviews.
  • Plan project work submitting estimates to line management.
  • Report progress of all activities against target to project management & line management.
  • Keeping design records of software development in line with departmental requirements.
  • Organising personal multiple tasks and team workload.
  • Setup metric collection to monitor team progress against project timescales.
  • Design, simulate, test & record results to verify the system / sub system requirements have been met.
  • Work with appropriate software development tools such as source control, defect and task tracking applications.
  • Proposes improvements to the software development process by actively seeking new tools and techniques
  • Actively communicate with senior members within the local software team, other disciplines within the department and the wider Smiths Detection community to facilitate the work of the company.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

The Individual

  • Software Engineering Degree 1st Class or 2:1 level or similar engineering degree
  • Experience of cloud-based hosting, using AWS or Azure
  • Excellent knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle & Software Engineering techniques
  • Software developmental experience of complex technical products
  • Design and modelling experience
  • Awareness of cybersecurity issues & solutions
  • Experience of Agile development methodologies, particularly Scrum
  • Experience of networking issues and solutions
  • Experience of object-oriented programming
  • Clear communicator, innovator, and analyser

About Smiths

At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers’ evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 14,600 colleagues, based in 50+ countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with a 170+ year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.

About Smiths Detection

Smiths Detection is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, urban security and defence. With more than 40 years of field-tested experience, we deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics. Every minute of every day our technology and our people make the world a safer place. Smiths Detection is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies to markets in threat as well as contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.

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