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Senior Software Developer (Smart Digital Operations )

Stone, Staffordshire
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about 1 month ago
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Kate Rice
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Automation & Controls

As a Senior Software Developer, you will be working with a dynamic, creative, and highly technical group of developers. You will deliver core software solutions for our clients in the Energy sector to enhance the business capabilities and drive additional value from their critical business assets, working with some of the leading technologies to solve complex problems and customer challenges.

As an established developer it is expected you will be able to demonstrate your understanding of software development techniques and methodologies together with proven examples of developing software solutions using development languages such as Java, JavaScript, C#, C++, Python, JSON, HTML 5 and you will be comfortable with working in a sandboxed development environment.

The right candidate will be technically astute, capable of analysing problems and developing fit for purpose solutions, as well as being an excellent communicator both to internal and external stakeholders.

It is preferred that the right candidate has experience of working in the Energy sector but this is not an essential requirement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of developers
  • Assuring digital development standards & methodologies
  • Supporting training & development of junior colleagues
  • Leading the technical workstream of digital projects
  • Ensuring client satisfaction with the digital technical solution

Key Technologies:

  • A solid understanding and demonstrable experience in at least the following software development languages: Java, JavaScript, C#, Python, and SQL
  • It would be beneficial to have an knowledge of IIoT platforms - ThingWorx , Aveva technology stack, analytical tools, digital twins and machine learning, or other relevant operational technology information systems.
  • Proven experience integrating with RESTful Web Services

Candidate Profile:

  • Experience in developing UI
  • Proven experience interfacing, at the software layer with various systems including database integration
  • Creating design solutions, user guides and other support artefacts as part of a complete project programme
  • Solid understanding of software development delivery methodologies; Agile, V-Model and/or waterfall
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and deployment processes
  • Experience in working as part of software development team and being able to clearly articulate themselves to colleagues, or other members of the delivery team, including senior management
  • A minimum of 3+ years as a software developer
  • Keen interest in Industrial IoT technologies
  • To have acted successfully as Senior Engineer on a range of projects that were delivered on time and to budget
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring engineering teams
  • Successfully completed technical degree (Bachelor, Master, Diploma) or a comparable qualification with relevant experience in the area of Software Engineering.
  • Excellent communication and team skills.
  • Structured and analytical way of working.
  • Confident appearance in an international environment.
  • Ability to cope under pressure and prioritise work accordingly.
  • Full drivers licence and willingness to travel.


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Pension
  • Life assurance policy
  • Private health care
  • Lifestyle screening
  • Salary sacrifice programme
  • Mental health assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Green car scheme


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Kate Rice

Kate Rice

Specialisms: Industrial, Semiconductor

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