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Control and Software Engineer - Oxfordshire

Engineering - Engineering
Ref: 1323 Date Posted: Monday 01 Mar 2021
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A fantastic new opportunity has arisen within a global technology centre focussing on New Energy solutions for a Control and Software Engineer.


We are looking for a Control & Software Engineer to assist in the end-to-end delivery of new projects. This includes assisting with specification, design development, design reviews, change management, design risk assessments, implementation, integration, and commissioning.



As a Control and Software Engineer, some of your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Taking responsibility for the delivery of C&S aspects of projects, either individually or as part of a C&S project team.
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring all technical decisions have gone through the correct approval routes
  • Assisting the development of testing and commissioning procedures for subassemblies and full electro-mechanical systems
  • Ensuring continuous improvement by using tools and processes to reduce engineering lead times, improve quality, reusability, reliability and compliance to standards
  • Maintaining knowledge of new technologies and research in the given field
  • Ensuring that the Health and Safety Policy, hazard and risk analysis, compliance with CDM and any other regulations are adhered to within the scope of work
  • Ensuring that the Quality Policy and procedures are adhered to within the scope of work


To be successful in your application, you must have:


  • Degree or equivalent in engineering, mechanical, science, or related field of study
  • Dedicated experience in the design and implementation of control and software systems
  • An excellent understanding of a product lifecycle
  • Advanced knowledge of C&S development tools
  • Previous experience in delivering projects through all stages
  • Proficient knowledge (preferably also experience) in many, of the following areas and be prepared to gain knowledge of the others:


Control theory

OO Software development (all stages) (preferably C++)

Actuator technologies

Sensor technologies

PLC and SCADA development (all stages)


Robotics (Forward/inverse kinematics, trajectory generation, control theory)



Motor drive technologies

Requirements analysis

Real-time software development and OS usage


This position is based in Oxfordshire, and is easily accessible from Oxford, Newbury, Didcot, Harwell etc.

This is a permanent, full time position and in return you will receive a competitive salary and generous benefits.

If you are seeking a new career move and believe you meet the specified requirements to be a successful Control and Software Engineer please apply immediately.