Job: C++ / Glasgow (West End)

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Developer Job -Blending Software with Hardware – with Core PD Ltd

C++ Programmer Job:

Core PD develop new products that blend software and hardware to create innovative and inspiring designs.

We are seeking a versatile practical problem solver to join our multidisciplinary engineering team in a programming role.

Our staff of 9 currently includes two software engineers and we are seeking a new staff to join and support them and gradually take ownership of some key projects.

The role is to provide software support to the following current projects:

  • Developing the Studiomill software and adding new functionality for our range of rapid prototyping machines. www.studiomill.co.uk
  • Developing controls algorithms for the world fastest pick and place robot which we have developed with innovation funding from the government.
  • Authoring controls for the Poolpod swimming pool access system – www.core-life.com
  • Assisting with robotics and automation programming with our industrial manufacturing customers including Fanuc Robotics/ Rolls Royce Inchinnan.

Candidate Attributes:

  • The role would suit someone with a practical interest in engineering, machines and product design. We are a practical company that marries software with hardware on a number of scales from production of turbine blades in an industrial setting to development of consumer electronics.
  • Must be a problem solver and able to stand back and objectively assess the big picture but also get hands dirty.
  • Should have self-reliance but must be able to work as part of the wider team.
  • Have the ability to acquire new skills and move across platforms, whether a micro-controller or database of app…
  • Familiarity/experience with C++ is a must, anything with Open GL, visual studio and MFC would be an advantage. 
  • Any experience or courses in haptics, robotics or controls would also be an advantage.
  • Location Walking distance from Glasgow’s west end
  • Salary is £23-£30K depending on experience and ability, regular pay reviews in a fast growing company with opportunities to rise rapidly to roles with greater responsibility & salary.
  • We like to have fun – in the last year works outings have included paragliding, paintballing, sailing and skiing.
  • We have a flat management structure and recognise abilities in our staff and seek to use and develop them.

Applications welcome from all candidates with enthusiasm and ability to learn quickly:

Please send your CV to josh@corepdgroup.com
Or call Josh on 0141 2372127 (day) or 0141 343777 (evenings/weekends.)

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About Colin Angus Mackay
I blog at ColinMackay.scot. I help run Scottish Developers which is a user group for software developers in Scotland.

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