Navtech Radar

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Senior Software Developer

The Position - Software Software Developer (in South Oxfordshire)

We are looking for a talented software developer, ideally with some experience of leading a team, or with the ambition to step up into a hands-on role with leadership responsibilities. They will be joining a rapidly expanding R&D team within a dynamic, high-tech, and forward-thinking organisation.

The role will involve taking on responsibility for the support and continual development of our commercial applications. The goal is to take our world class solutions to an unmatched level of sophistication, security, and flexibility.

Company Overview

Navtech Radar is a world leading innovator and multi-award-winning designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar solutions. Our ground-breaking technology is utilised by clients across many industry sectors, from Perimeter Security Surveillance and Industrial Automation to Traffic Incident Detection. Navtech Radar has harnessed the power of the latest technology for commercial radar applications at a fraction of the cost, and above industry standards.

Renowned for investing heavily in innovation and R&D, Navtech Radar has earned an unrivalled reputation for products that are high performance, robust and extremely reliable. Our radar solutions are often used in mission critical applications where safety and security are vital. Navtech Radar’s policy for strategic development and expansion has achieved exceptional results and we are now seeking experienced and motivated staff to continue this growth.

Further information:

Our work headquarters

Navtech Radar is based in the picturesque village of Ardington just outside Wantage, Oxfordshire. The office is very close to Didcot which has excellent train links to London. The location is easily commutable from Oxford, Swindon and Newbury.

The office is a modern farm conversion and offers excellent facilities in a beautiful environment with plenty of space, including ample free parking.

Our culture and benefits

Here at Navtech, we help create the right environment for our focused staff by providing a flexible, fun, friendly, and family feel. We are dog friendly and enjoy family, friends and group events. We have plenty of free parking for our employees and provide you with options to join colleagues on lunchtime walks, biking and other pursuits. We care about our staff, in fact, our culture is developed by them, for them!

As part of Halma plc, a FTSE 100 company, you will be joining a group of companies whose mission is to make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier.

Key responsibilities
  • Developing all aspects of the company software products, including, but not limited to, device firmware, the commercial applications, and the internal production tools.
  • Adopting and integrating new technologies and languages as appropriate.
  • Contributing to the software and system architecture.
  • Managing the day-to-day development tasks and progress of a small team of developers.
  • Driving improvement across all the software projects, in coding, best practice and processes.
Your competencies

To fit into the environment, you will need to be an energetic individual who is used to consistently delivering quality work under pressure. This is a demanding, yet exciting role in a small business within which you can make a very large impact and where there is plenty of scope for personal growth and development.

Unlike larger companies we can offer you exposure to all our development technologies including a close working relationship with our hardware developers. Any member of our team, regardless of age or experience, is expected to drive change and contribute to the continuous improvement of our products and processes.

Knowledge and experience
  • Appropriate technical degree or higher with a solid maths background.
  • Strong track record of application software development which must include .NET experience and some C++.
  • Experience with any hardware-software integration work will be a significant advantage, but we are happy to consider suitable candidates with a keen interest to work in this field.

Salary will be competitive based on this type of role within the Thames Valley and we offer a bonus scheme, pension contributions, and a holiday loyalty scheme.

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