Senior Engineer, Software Tools

Cambridge, UK ,United Kingdom Posted 04/09/2017 Full time
Very competitive

Job Description


The role of the Senior Engineer, Software Tools is to develop, test and maintain a suite of tools for configuring, developing, testing and debugging software for SCSC's range of wireless technologies.

The Tools include GUI applications and Command Line Utilities for Windows, Linux and Android and are used by SCSC customers as well as internal development and test teams.

At SCSC, a Senior Engineer is expected to take ownership of a major component of a project and is responsible for delivering the software within agreed timescales with minimal supervision.


Develop, test and deliver new software of major scale and complexity to agreed timescales.

Maintain and improve existing software.

Investigate, debug and fix complex problems.

Proactively help to identify, record, prioritise and track requirements.

Design solutions to meet requirements.

Estimate effort and resources required to complete tasks.

Deliver high quality software.

Conduct peer reviews (Design, Code, Test, and Documentation).

Document solutions by creating user/developer guides, code comments and clear code.

Required Skills:

Degree (or equivalent qualification/experience) in maths/science/software/electronics.

Excellent C++ or Java.

Linux and Android app development experience

Appreciation of issues involved in debugging embedded real time systems

Knowledge of the complete software lifecycle.

Effective team player

Good understanding of:

  • Software architecture and design.
  • Configuration management.

Desired Skills:

Windows application development

Perl, python or another modern scripting language

Experience developing cross-platform applications


Understanding of Linux 802.11 and Bluetooth stack

Knowledge of protocol test systems and techniques

Samsung Cambridge is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. 

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