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Software Developer

Job description

Job Title: Software Developer
Location: Cambridge, UK
Department: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

My client is a technology start-up specializing in designing and developing Tunable RF Front Ends for connected wearables and mobile devices. Our mission is to simplify RF Front End Architectures through innovative technology.
Our culture emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and accountability. We value integrity, respect, honesty, openness, ambition, initiative, and visionary thinking.

They are seeking a skilled Software Developer to develop and maintain a comprehensive software suite for performing RF measurements on complex RF modules. This role requires proficiency in Python and experience with GUI development, test equipment interfacing, MIPI control, test script automation, data processing, and integrating optimization algorithms. The software suite will be used by internal teams and external customers, requiring robust security features.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Software Development and Maintenance:
    • Develop and maintain Python applications.
    • Create and manage a GUI for the software suite.
    • Interface with test equipment like Network Analysers and Power Meters.
    • Implement MIPI control for RF module testing.
    • Automate test scripts for streamlined processes.
    • Efficiently handle and process large datasets.
  • Integration and Optimization:
    • Integrate external optimization algorithms.
    • Collaborate for seamless feature integration.
  • Security and Access Control:
    • Implement multi-layer password protection.
    • Ensure compliance with security standards.
  • Collaboration and Support:
    • Translate measurement requirements into software features.
    • Provide technical support and training.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve software issues.
  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
    • Experience in Python development.
    • Experience with GUI development frameworks (e.g., PyQt, Tkinter).
    • Familiarity with test equipment interfacing and communication protocols.
    • Experience with MIPI control interfacing is desirable.
    • Understanding of RF measurements is a plus.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficient in Python.
    • Knowledge of software development best practices and version control (e.g., Git).
    • Strong data handling and processing skills.
    • Ability to integrate third-party algorithms and libraries.
  • People Skills:
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Strong communication and collaboration abilities.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Benefits:
  • Competitive salary and pension contributions.
  • Company Share Option Scheme.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Weekly company lunches.
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options.