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Job Ref:  204597796
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Derbyshire
City:  Derby
Post Code:  DE1
Salary:  £500/hour
24/10/2016 10:44
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our Measurement Systems team in Derby.

You will be working in a high energy environment where your opinion is expected and respected as part of the team and you will be from day one be making a real impact on the potential safety of passengers using rail transportation.

You will undertake a primary role within the software team as first responder and first member of the fledging software support function.


You will be proactive, an excellent communicator, calm under pressure, have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, significant logical problem solving and analytical abilities, and be passionate about delivering quality software.

You will:

Use your excellent communication skills to extract out relevant detail from defects reported by the support team and clients
Use your ace programming skills and powers of deduction to analyse and triage the root cause of issues. Our systems are almost always a combination of hardware and software which has complex interactions in between different modules that acquire, transmit and process data in near real time. Your ability to see relationships ,patterns and make correlations is instrumental to success
Manage the defect lifecycle in collaboration with the support and test function to ensure resolution within the agreed client SLA's
Liaise with customers where necessary and build an excellent working relationship with our clients
Manage the software release lifecycle in collaboration with the support team
When not doing the above, put your talents to work helping us build the future of railway measurement software

Your experience will include the following essentials:

Demonstrable commercial experience developing in C#
Experience with continuous integration e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity
Experience working with XML
Experience with version control systems such as SVN, Git
Experience working with or within a formal QA process
Experience of TDD and Unit Testing
Experience with commercial bug tracking software
Good understanding of the software development lifecycle
Experience of working in a cross functional team environment
Ability to work without direct supervision while ensuring the success of the team
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, and peer code-reviews

The following would be a plus:

Training and experience in software engineering such as a software engineering degree or MCP accreditation
Experience testing software that integrates with hardware
Experience working with real time or near real time software
Experience working in the rail industry

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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