Software Engineer – Aberdeen

  • Permanent
  • Aberdeen

Job now filled, regular requirement, please send CV for future vacancies


A specialist engineering company who have captured the market in their particular area over the last two decades. Having established themselves as the experts in their area through innovation and drive, their mission is to continue to moving forward and never stop innovating.

This role will involve setting up the systems, software tools and processes, so will allow someone to create things the way they wish.

Job Role:

To support the Product Development department in:

  • Developing software and systems from concept through to finished product in line with design request and equipment technical specification.
  • Design activities to support projects and technology development.
  • Performing Engineering verification analysis to assess suitability of design.
  • Test activities to validate equipment designs against performance criteria in accordance with procedures.
  • Supporting the Product Development department in meeting the ongoing requirements of the business.
  • Liaising with other departments in the business to support the development of design solutions through review of new and existing technology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of software programs for electronic products, data analysis and test equipment.
  • Management of software development program from concept to delivery.
  • Create software definition, flow diagrams and interface requirements.
  • Support, coordinate and communicate with staff and external parties on the application of software.
  • Develop simulation models of electrical/electronic products and systems
  • Troubleshooting of Programme Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI) / dashboards, network connectivity, and software
  • Identifying and providing solutions for control system technical issues
  • Support, coordinate and communicate group activities on the: specification, adherence, supply, control, and consumption of electrical energy.
  • Implementing, verifying, and documenting design changes to software and PLC
  • Developing and upgrading HMI / dashboards
  • Creating technical documents, specifications, designs, drawings, calculations and supporting documents in line with design request requirements.
  • Responsible for leading, attending and contributing during engineering design reviews.
  • Assist in the evaluation of product viability.
  • Support engineering cost and delivery estimates for proposing development of new technology.
  • Ensure project progress is sufficiently communicated to Design Engineering Manager and key project stakeholders.
  • Undertake role of lead software engineer on projects.
  • Check technical documents associated with design development.
  • Actively promote a positive team working environment within the Product Development and interfacing departments.
  • Provide support / assistance in the testing of new products.
  • Ensure business and design development engineering processes and procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure effective and productive client relationships are built and maintained.
  • Supporting handover of new technology / equipment to Assets Team.
  • Adhere to company QHSE policies and procedures.

Candidate Required

  • Software Programming
  • Electrical Modelling
  • Design development of new products / technology
  • Experience with fast paced project delivery
  • Providing solutions to design problems
  • Knowledge and expertise in PLC, software, HMI
  • Knowledge of software development tools, methodologies, and processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Prioritising conflicting workloads
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure
  • Good team player with sound interpersonal skills
  • Driving Licence


On offer for this position is a competitive salary (with additional benefits) that will be depending on experience.

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