Senior Software Engineer
Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.
We are recruiting for multiple software roles in the team:
• Graduate Software Engineer
• Software Engineer
• Senior Software Engineer
Aerodynamic development is fundamental to our on-track performance and having the right tools for the job is critical. We are now seeking a talented and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our Aerodynamics Software group and help us architect and build the next generation of software capability.
You will be a member of a team responsible for designing, developing, maintaining and supporting the suite of software tools used throughout the Aerodynamics department, working directly with Aerodynamicists, CFD and Wind Tunnel Engineers to improve the performance of all areas of the department.
Communication is key to this role. You must have the ability to communicate and understand complex concepts quickly, and turn these into high-performance, intuitive and responsive software. You must also be able to function as an effective team member and will be expected to contribute towards the team’s goals as well as your own projects. The candidate should have the ability to produce innovative ideas and solutions to software problems faced by the department. They should be open with their opinions and bring to the table alternative approaches to existing solutions.
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will also be expected to assist the Lead Software Engineer in developing technical specifications, mentoring junior members of the team, and have the ability to manage workload across a variety of projects.
The ideal candidate will have experience in some of the following technologies:
• C#.Net Framework / Core
• C++ / Qt
• Modern web technologies, e.g. React, Blazor
• Cloud Services
Experience with any of the following technologies would be highly beneficial:
• WPF, with MVVM architecture
• NX Open
• OpenCL / CUDA
• MSSQL, MySQL & NoSQL (e.g. Mongo)
• Git, SVN
• Azure DevOps, Jenkins
Experience with any of the following technologies would be beneficial but are not essential:
• Work with Product Owners to design, develop, and implement all aspects of innovative application development using agile principals and working practices
• Liaising with stakeholders at all levels of the business to define and develop solutions to business problems
• Enhance and support existing systems
• Implement appropriate testing and quality assurance
• Assist with application support where necessary
• Contribute toward improving software process within the team
This is an excellent opportunity to further your software development career within this dynamic and progressive team.
What can Williams offer?
The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.
Application closing date: All applications must be received by 4th December 2020
The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.
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Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website williamsf1.com/careers.
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