Job Description Summary Activities aimed at proving a concept to be valid or technically feasible by the application of scientific and engineering methodologies. Work in this family typically has the objective of demonstrating through test or analyses the performance and implementation potential of a concept
Responsible for departmental operations planning/execution or is focused on execution of professional activities within a technical discipline. Functions with some autonomy but guided by established policies or review of end results.
The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).
We are looking to welcome motivated talent to join our friendly team. Together, we develop complex engineering systems, like our snake arm robots. Our engineers have a wealth of experience and expertise designing, industrialising and delivering cutting-edge technology. Innovation and problem solving are OC Robotics’ key strength. We are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make and learn from mistakes.
OC Robotics has developed snake arm robots for a wide range of applications and sectors. These include inspection, remote handling, cutting and cleaning.
We want to build high performing teams that reflect a broad range of experience and abilities that give opportunity for growth and informal mentoring.
OC Robotics supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance. We operate a core hours policy whereby you will need to be available for work between the hours of 10am and 4pm each day therefore giving a huge amount of flexibility around how you work the 37.5 hours each week.
About the role
OC Robotics is a small team with a mixture of mechanical, software and electronic engineers and operational employees in Filton, Bristol, UK. This is a great opportunity to work within a small multi-disciplinary engineering team within the Aerospace sector.
Our Software team is highly collaborative and work on a daily basis with our mechanical and electronic teams to solve complex engineering problems.
As a Lead Software Engineer you will play a crucial part in the development of our in-house software and in leading some of our projects to completion.
You will be providing technical leadership to project team members and designing and developing innovative solutions to meet the product needs, regularly working with hardware. You will communicate with project leads and project management about project status and contribute to reporting.
You have significant experience working in an agile software team.
You have significant leasupporting/mentoring junior team members.
You have experience of leading significant areas of a software development effort
You have experience of C++ and good understanding of associated design patterns
Excellent knowledge of the C++ standard including STL and some libraries (e.g. boost)
You have hands-on experience of software QA strategies (e.g CI, CD, TDD, BDD)
You have experience using testing frameworks including gtest, gmock cxxtest, jest, junit, pytest etc.
Main role responsibilities
Some additional desirable characteristics
GE Aviation supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.
At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.
As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs:
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS
Right to Work
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