Lead Software Engineer – OC Robotics Full-time or Part-time Job at GE Aviation – in Bristol

Job Description Summary

We are looking to welcome motivated talent to join our friendly team. Together, we develop complex engineering systems, like our Snake-arm Robots. Our engineers have a wealth of experience and expertise designing, industrialising and delivering cutting-edge technology. Innovation and problem solving are OC Robotics’ key strength. We are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes.

OC Robotics has developed snake arm robots for a wide range of applications and sectors. These include inspection, remote handling, cutting, and cleaning.

We want to build high performing teams that reflect a broad range of experience and abilities that give opportunity for growth and informal mentoring.

OC Robotics supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance. We operate a core hours policy whereby you will need to be available for work between the hours of 10am and 4pm each day therefore giving a huge amount of flexibility around how you work the 37.5 hours each week.

Job Description

Our Software team is highly collaborative and work on a daily basis with our mechanical and electronic teams to solve complex engineering problems.

As a Lead Software Engineer you will play a crucial part in the development of our in-house software. You will be designing and developing innovative solutions to meet the product needs regularly working with hardware and improving the operator experience.

You will be the Technical Lead with responsibility for the delivery of range of projects/products, working on challenging projects that encourage analytical and creative thinking.

About you

Proficiency in C++ (including templates, stl and full use of OOP)

Some previous experience with Python, Javascript and working in different operating systems

Passion for the subject. You have a long-standing passion for writing software and an interest in working with hardware.

Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

Flexible Working

OC Robotics supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At OC Robotics we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to OC Robotics we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

Non-contributory Pension

Performance related bonus

Life Assurance

Group income protection

Private medical cover

Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

About the Company

Company: GE Aviation –

Company Location:  Bristol

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