Senior Software Engineer

Plexus

Senior Software Engineer

£70000

Plexus, Ladywell, West Lothian

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 28 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: f644b3bf6fc94a8899909c32551379c9

Full Job Description

We are currently growing our technical teams across our business for a number of new projects. These projects will involve you working as part of a global team to deliver innovative solutions.

You'll be working with a mixed discipline team of engineers (software, hardware, mechanical, quality) to support our medical, telecommunications and aerospace customers.

We have multiple roles available, and if you have the attitude and aptitude to succeed, combined with creative engineering skills then Plexus could be the place for you.

We require experienced software engineers who :

  • Enjoy learning about multiple technologies;

  • Can think laterally;

  • Are keen to be involved in the complete product development lifecycle from requirements capture into production;

  • And, are looking for a technically challenging environment.

  • This is the ideal role for an experienced engineer who can lead software teams and wants to broaden their technical skills, develop customer-facing skills, work on a variety of interesting projects across multiple industries, and develop technical or business leadership skills.


  • What you will do

    Design and develop across the full lifecycle from concept definition; requirements analysis; detailed design; software implementation and integration onto customer PCBAs;

    onto manufacturing functional test and production support.
  • Create high quality deliverables for our customers including, requirements documents, architecture and design documents, verification test documents, and most importantly source code for embedded systems, custom device drivers for numerous operating systems, and control algorithms.

  • Provide support for our continuous improvement activities and develop an understanding of how a multi-billion dollar manufacturing services company operates.

    Can lead, inspire and motivate software engineers of various experience levels

  • Experience with embedded development, developing cross-compiled software on microcontrollers / microprocessors such as ARM

  • Highly capable with Modern C++ programming language and / or embedded Linux embedded operating systems

  • Awareness of software considerations when reviewing hardware schematics and datasheets

  • Experience of debugging software and supporting board bring-up activities

  • Good communication skills, fluency in English is a must

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills


  • Desirable Skills
  • Experience in CyberSecurity

  • Proven experience with C or Modern C++

  • Aerospace / defence sector exposure

  • Awareness of Agile development practices

  • Familiarity with one or more embedded operating systems QNX, ThreadX or FreeRTOS

  • Awareness of real-time development and / or safety critical systems

  • Awareness of scripting languages and continuous integration frameworks

  • Reasonable understanding of other disciplines and may have led multi-disciplined teams

    Be You - Our people create our best Plexus.


  • Ingrained in our culture of inclusion is the philosophy that each individual offers diverse perspectives, backgrounds and experiences that create great outcomes when we are united as a team.

    We embrace the differences of all our colleagues, celebrate diversity and welcome applications from underrepresented groups and candidates, regardless of their background.

    We are proud to be registered as the Disability Confident committed employer, and we recruit purely on the basis of skills and experience.

    Who we are and what we do?

    We help our customers deliver products to the world which have a profound impact on people's lives.

    From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security applications and in-flight Wi-Fi, we help create products that build a better world.

    We're a global team of experts who partner with our customers to bring their products to life through inspired innovation and world-class customer service., At Plexus, we're at our best when opportunities are met with passion, open communication, and teamwork. Our employees work alongside a global team of experts who engage in projects that span a variety of industries helping our customers in creating the products that build a better world.

    Supportive leadership teams that value work-life balance through a flexible work environment

    An inclusive environment that values diverse backgrounds, experiences, and expertise

    Flexible career paths across a variety of disciplines

    Innovative design solutions and state-of-the-art technology that improves lives

    Through our commitment to local community involvement we encourage our employees to participate in outreach activities with charities, local Schools, Universities, and Colleges and to promote careers in the STEM fields

    Additionally, when you join, we want you to enjoy what you do and be rewarded for your contribution, so we have a range of attractive benefits on offer :

    Bespoke development plan

    Online learning and formal development programs

    Full-time, permanent employment contract

    Enhanced pension contributions

    33 days of annual leave (inclusive of public holidays)

    Paid family leave

    Private medical insurance

    Group income protection insurance

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme

    Cycle to work scheme

    Volunteer time off

    Flexible Hybrid Working Available (role dependent)

    Life assurance

    Occupational health

    Vision care discounts

    Discount schemes

    Company sick pay scheme

    Onsite gym / discounted gym