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Principal Software Engineer

Reference Number: 2590
Date Posted: 02/06/2013
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Aeroflex, Stevenage Division
Wireless Business Unit
Position Summary

This is a great opportunity to work for a global company with fast track personal career development opportunities for the right candidate, in an innovative Test and Measurement organisation with in-house product design and manufacturing.

You will design and develop software for test and measurement applications covering all stages of product lifecycle through to delivery, working on technical challenging world leading wireless standards (LTE-A through to WLAN – 802.11 AC/AD).

Our PXI product range covers a large spectrum of world leading cellular, connectivity and wireless standards.

This position will give candidates the opportunity for innovation while solving technical challenging requirements in the Test and Measurement industry.

In addition we offer friendly working hours to allow you to achieve a flexible work/life balance, 25 days holiday plus all UK public holidays, childcare voucher scheme, free on-site parking, Company pension scheme,  Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance, Private Medical Insurance, discounted local gym membership, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, subsidised staff restaurant and even free refreshments!

Purpose of Role:

Software development for wireless test and measurement applications

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of software that allows users to make measurements of wireless communications signals.
  • Working closely with digital and RF engineers to achieve ultimate performance from a given set of hardware. 
  • Working closely with marketing to define software requirements.
  • Includes design, implementation, test and technical documentation
  • Will be required to take ownership and responsibility for assigned software

Essential Skills

  • Educated to degree standard with an engineering related discipline
  • Have excellent C++ skills and be proficient in Object-Oriented design
  • Previous experience of the design and development of software for products involving hardware and software
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • As the wireless test environment is very technology led and dynamic candidates must be adaptable and embrace new technology

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in software user interface design especially on Microsoft Windows platforms
  • Experience with C#
  • Knowledge of RF test and measurement techniques
  • Exposures to some  wireless standards

To apply, please submit a resume via e-mail to:

Or mail to:

Aeroflex, Stevenage Division
Wireless Business Unit

Human Resources
Longacres House
Six Hills Way
Stevenage, SG1 2AN [UK]

All positions are subject to a satisfactory pre-offer background check.