National Physical Laboratory
About the Role
Please note this role is known internally as ‘Higher Engineer’
We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Engineering Design team. Software design is key to the design and innovation of NPL projects delivered all over the world through engineering excellence. At NPL, we touch ordinary lives in extraordinary ways, what if you could too?
This Engineering Design team is a key part in the design and preparation for manufacturing systems and instruments that are used within the organisation and for external customers. You’ll be involved in the design, development and test of new products and their supporting software via a combination of simulation, mathematical modelling and experimental verification using physical sensors and mechanical systems.
What you’ll be doing:
We are now working in a hybrid we will a mix of remote and office working. We strive to offer a great work life balance – if you are looking for full time, part time or flexible options, we will try to make this work where business possible. This will be dependent on the kind of role you do and part of the business you work in.
You’ll be a driven individual who enjoys creating and documenting well thought out software designs, and then implementing them in readable code. You’ll also have an excellent attention to detail.
What you can bring to the role:
Please note: Applications will be reviewed, and interviews conducted throughout the duration of this advert therefore we may at any time bring the closing date forward. We encourage all interested applicants to apply as soon as practical.
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The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is a world-leading centre of excellence that provides cutting-edge measurement science, engineering and technology to underpin prosperity and quality of life in the UK.
NPL and DSIT have strong commitments to diversity and equality of opportunity, and welcome applications from candidates irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, or age, providing they meet the required criteria. Applications from women, disabled and black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates in particular are encouraged. All disabled candidates (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) who satisfy the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.
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To ensure everyone has an equal chance, we’re always willing to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss, please contact us.