Senior/Principal Software Engineer

Senior/Principal Software Engineer

A vacancy has arisen for a Principal Software Engineer in a growing team to work primarily as part of the VECTIS team. You will become a member of the development team and will be responsible for the design and development as well as the maintenance and enhancement of computational models within VECTIS.

Job Description

Job title: Senior Software Engineer
Salary: £57,000
Location: Shoreham

A vacancy has arisen for a Principal Software Engineer in a growing team to work primarily as part of the VECTIS team. You will become a member of the development team and will be responsible for the design and development as well as the maintenance and enhancement of computational models within VECTIS.

While the successful candidate is expected to work across the range of the computational models encountered in VECTIS suite, applicants with the experience and record of development in the following areas would be an advantage:

" Core solver technology, in particular, numerical methods, linear solvers, pressure based methods, parallel algorithms and moving geometry.
" Combustion modelling, particularly detailed kinetics and emissions modelling.
" Spray and Lagrangian phase modelling.

Essential Functions:

" Plans, conducts and coordinates the technical aspects of assigned projects, beginning with understanding the client's desired outcome, determining objectives, creating and implementing innovative approaches including specification, design and authoring of software code.
" Focuses heavily on identifying technical challenges and possible solutions.
" Reviews and approves project proposals, technical reports and data generated by engineering staff, including development of cost and timing estimates and scoping strategies as well as preparation of technical specifications.
" Supports business development in the marketing and selling of company products and capabilities directly to the customer; responsible for improving order book.
" Understands and works within financial budget guidelines, project financial targets, time schedules and other metrics; communicates issues to management as they arise and assists in developing responses to those issues.
" Ensures effective communication and coordination on assigned projects between all project participants including clients, vendors, company leadership, and other departments and engineering staff.
" Delivers superior levels of customer service to both internal and external customers while demonstrating the company's core values of respect, integrity, creativity and innovation, and passion.
" Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

" Education to an MSc level (PhD strongly preferred) in a relevant discipline
" Solid expertise in fluid mechanics and computational methods, including responsibility for engineering solutions for the product from design to application.
" Three years leadership experience desirable; highly professional in appearance and approach; exudes expertise and credibility; ability to lead a cross functional team.
" Experience with the applications of CFD using in-house, open-source or commercial packages.
" Excellent programming skills using FORTRAN 90/95/2003 but knowledge of other programming languages (C, C++) is acceptable.
" Strong but customer- aware negotiation skills; ability to influence.
" Strong problem solving, analytical and listening skills.
" Ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic and matrixed organization.
" Demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task.
" Excellent presentation skills and communication skills; ability to condense complex issues into succinct messages.
" Knowledge of Linux/Windows development environments and revision control systems is desirable.
" Proficiency with Linux or/and Windows office tools.

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Ryan Shipston on 02392 228 279 or email your latest CV

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I cover CEMs, electronics, automotive, aerospace, rail, avionics, defence, machinery, medical, semiconductor and automation. Within these industries I recruit a broad range of expertise including design, mechanical and electronics engineering, project management, technical publications, maintenance and testing.

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