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Lead Software Engineer - IoT / M2M

  • Location: Burgess Hill, West Sussex
  • Sector: IT, Software Apps / C++ / C# / Java
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MRJ34237/37
  • Salary: to £60000 + benefits

Job description

Software Engineer with 5+ years experience of end to end IoT / M2M and Industry 4.0 experience to move into a Lead Software Engineer position - Sussex (either East or West) to £ 60K

This job is an excellent opportunity for a Software Engineer who has 5+ years experience developing for IoT / M2m / Cloud solutions to step up into a lead role, in a newly established team who are developing prototypes for Engineering led solutions to solve complex problems.

The company are a stable, major Global Engineering company (4000+ Employees in 30 countries) who develop complex, high value, high speed machinery which is used in the manufacture of semiconductors, flat panels etc. So have the resources and customer base to enable them to invest in truly cutting edge systems which can be rolled out across the globe. This newly formed group are based in their Global technology Centre and will be responsible for setting the future directions of all IoT based technologies and products across the world.

The job will involve exploiting Internet of Things ( IoT ) and industry 4.0 technologies, services and trends, creating innovative machine to machine, edge-computing and cloud services based solutions which will enable the company and their customers to manage this sophisticated equipment and systems. It really is an end to end technology development position, which is much more than just a straight development role. A significant part of the job will involve the design and implementation of IoT software from local sensors and data collection through visualisation, analytics and machine learning to complete on-premise and cloud based solutions but will also involve keeping up to date with digital technologies and applying them to new projects, setting technical direction and helping to recruit the team beneath you.


Your experience should include -


> Proficiency in a broad range of software programming languages and environments, from edge-computing through to cloud-based applications
> Detailed knowledge of Linux and experience in developing software for Linux based hardware
> Detailed knowledge and experience in two or more of the IoT data communications buses/protocols: e.G. MQTT, OPC-UA, KAFKA, DDS
> A broad knowledge and experience of encryption and authentication standards and solutions for securing IoT applications


Knowledge / experience of any of the following is a real advantage -


> Broad awareness of Machine Learning (ML) principles and practice, and specific experience implementing ML in edge-computing or on a cloud-service platform
> Competencies in C or C++, C#, Python, JavaScript, HTML5, REST and Web API
> Practical experience of using one or more cloud service platforms: AWS IoT, Microsoft Azure, IBM Watson/Bluemix or Software AG Cumolocity
> Experience in one or RTOS (Real-Time Operating Systems) and Windows


You should want to and be capable of -


> Moving into a Technical and People lead role
> Expanding your IoT / M2M / Cloud knowledge and experience and applying it to complex problem solutions
> Being responsible for the IoT solutions across a global group of products and services


This is an excellent Job for a Senior Software Engineer who is ready to make the move to a Lead Software Engineer role and expand their skills and responsibilities beyond just software development. Yes, you will need a strong IoT / M2M / Cloud software development background and yes, the role will still require hands on design and development, especially initially, but as the team grows and you start to roll out new solutions, the role is roadmapped to grow into a technical and people lead position. How quickly, is largely down to you. This group is the key component to new product development across the entire group, is high profile and has the ears of all of the Senior Management Team; key to the future direction of the company.

It can be based in either East or west Sussex and will pay an excellent salary, to a maximum of £ 60K.

Are you up to the challenge ?


For more information on this exciting Lead IoT / M2M / Cloud Software Engineer job, please contact me, Mike Jenkins on mjenkins@redlinegroup.Com or speak to me on 01582 878827.


There aren't many genuine opportunities where you can use your existing IoT / M2M and Cloud based software development experience to directly influence future product and technology direction for a Global Engineering company. This is one of them !
Contact me for a more detailed discussion.
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