Senior Network Software Engineer

  • Closing date 30 Aug 2019
  • Type Full-time
  • Duration Permanent

We’re looking for a conscientious and meticulous Software Engineer to join our product focused software team, building network interface software for our industry leading all-optical network switch.

 

About the Role

HUBER+SUHNER Polatis designs and manufactures all-optical fibre-optic switches which make and maintain their optical connections by means of our patented DirectLight™ beam steering technology. You will work independently within a small embedded software team, designing, implementing and maintain software applications in C. You’ll also design software tests for those applications, to include the requirements capture, design implementation and quality assurance of the test software in addition to writing and maintaining the design documentation. 

 

About You

Do you smile inside when you watch software unfold before your very eyes? Do you live and breathe code, relishing the opportunity to go that extra mile to see a project come to fruition? If glitches are an enjoyable challenge rather than a hardship and you always sweat the small stuff, caring deeply about impeccable code, get in touch with us today.

By way of background you will need to have the following:-

  • Qualified to degree or PhD level in a relevant subject
  • Approximately 3 years’ experience in a software development environment
  • C programming plus exposure to object oriented design or C++ programming skills
  • Experience with JavaScript, preferably ES6.
  • Basic understanding of POSIX API and Linux development.

·         Networked applications using IPC, TCP & UDP via sockets API knowledge.

 

About Polatis

We offer a friendly and informal work environment in a prime location on the Cambridge Science Park, a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme, plus a range of benefits including private health care, a generous non-contributory pension scheme, health shield cash back plan, and cycle to work scheme.

 

Join a World Class Team

HUBER+SUHNER Polatis is the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance all-optical cross-connect solutions for software-defined network provisioning, protection, monitoring, reconfiguration and test.  Our dependable, field-proven DirectLight™ SDN-enabled optical circuit switch technology delivers outstanding performance and reliability to provide dynamic fibre layer connectivity for mission-critical applications in telecommunications, data centre, government, test and video networks.  For more information, please visit www.polatis.com.

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