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Software Engineer (Java/Front End)

location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire, UK

Our Client is an innovative, industry respected and rapidly growing engineering and manufacturing business in the eMobility sector. With a reputation for excellence, they are recognised as leaders in the supply of Electric Vehicle and Fuel Cell System integration and Wiring Systems design and tier 1 manufacturing operating across multiple sectors. A highly capable, diverse, and dynamic team, we offer a fun, fast-paced working environment with a strong commercial focus.

As a key member of the Hypermotive Software and Controls Team the Software Engineer will be responsible for:

• Leading the development of software for a range on technologies and products relating to electric, fuel-cell and hydrogen powertrain systems, for the next generation of zero-emissions vehicles

• Front-end web app-GUI to interface with back-end software

• Front-end web app GUI for user to control the generation of configuration software outputs

• Writing clean, efficient and maintainable code to industry best practices

• Working with databases (SQL) and data manipulation

• Collaborating with Control/Software engineers working in Python and MATLAB/Simulink to ensure implementation of overall project requirements

• Facilitating knowledge transfer within a small multi-disciplinary software team

• Participating in code reviews and provide constructive feedback



• Educated to degree level in software engineering or other relevant discipline is essential

• 5+ years’ experience in relevant role and industry desirable

Skills & Experience Required:

• Front-end developer for building client-side web applications

• Ability to translate customer requirements into a functional and appealing interactive application

• Ideally worked in a product development environment

• Produce quality examples for discussion with customers

• Work with back-end software engineers (operating in MATLAB/Python) to efficiently transpose functionality into front-end environment

• Optimise applications for maximum speed and scalability

• Familiarity with browser testing and debugging, ability to work unsupported with a pragmatic approach to problem solving

• Agile software development processes and management tools such as JIRA

• Experience with Javascript, CSS, HTML

• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools

• Good knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure including AWS

Personal attributes:

• Flexible, can-do attitude

• Good written and verbal communication skills

• Process-driven approach

• Self-motivated with a proactive approach to work

• Adaptable and able to multi-task across several projects at one time

Our Client can offer:

• Opportunity to work on the next generation of electric and fuel cell vehicles – play a key role in helping to decarbonise our transport and power systems

• Engaging, varied and challenging work across a range of sectors

• Competitive rates of pay and generous holidays

• Highly flexible working arrangements - We offer flexible working within core business hours

• Pension scheme

• Healthcare scheme

• A culture which recognises contribution and encourages innovation and creativity

• Strong industry knowledge, expertise and a reputation for excellence


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