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Senior Software Engineer

Edinburgh, Midlothian
£35,000 to £45,000
Job Type
6 Oct 2020

Role: Senior Software Engineers

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses

Job Type: Permanent

SeeByte, the global market leader in the development of smart software for unmanned maritime systems, are looking to recruit Senior Software Engineers to work on its Command and Control, Mission planning and mission execution systems within our team in our Edinburgh office.

Y ou will be working as part of a world renowned, expert engineering team, with state-of-the-art maritime robots on a large range of exciting projects, involving global travel and at-sea experiments. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an innovative and forward-thinking company with an international client base.

Benefits include:

· Competitive salary and shared employee / employer contributory pension scheme

· Generous holiday entitlement and travel compensation scheme

· Flexible working hours policy

· Opportunities to travel to great locations worldwide to work with robots

· Annual company day out

· Support for Engineer driven projects to prototype and explore new ideas

· Clear development, training and career progression opportunities

· Online certified training courses and in-house technology training including quarterly company lunches with technology presentations

· Offices in the centre of Edinburgh, a great city to live and work

· Free access to a gymnasium

· On-site parking

· Save money on your commute as SeeByte participates in the Cycle to Work Scheme and Travel season ticket loan

Main Purpose of the Role

You will have the opportunity to work in the delivery of technology solutions to SeeByte's customers including Military and Oil and Gas customers worldwide. Support and training will be given to allow you to develop within the role and become a specialist in software engineering for maritime robotic systems.

Required skills:

· 3 years of relevant commercial experience.

· Graduated with a BSc or an MSc in Software Engineering or a similar numerical degree (2:1 or above)

· Experience designing, developing and implementing modular software

· Experience mentoring engineers and ensuring coding standards are met.

· Proficient in at least one of the following languages:

o C++ (Ubuntu/windows)

o C# or Java for windows UI development.

· Strong numerical and mathematical skills

· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with external partners and clients

· Willingness to travel abroad to support on-site client demonstrations and training

· Enthused to learn new technology

Experience (academic or commercial) in at least two of the following areas is desirable:

· Familiarity with Robotics Middleware (e.g. ROS)

· Knowledge of current Continuous Delivery framework (e.g. Docker, Jenkins)

· Use of current programming language features (e.g. Boost, OpenCV, C++-17 onwards for C++ and WPF for C#)

· Experience with automating application deployment and environment configuration management

· Software verification and deployment

· Management and processing of Big Data

· Robotics and Machine Learning techniques

To apply please send a recent copy of your CV and a cover letter to the email address provided.

Due to the nature of the work associated with this post it is subject to special nationality rules and is open only to British or European Citizens. Applicants with suitable work visas will also be considered. All offers of employment will be conditional to a satisfactory background check.


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  • Job Reference: 179576493-2
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2020
  • Recruiter: SeeByte Ltd
  • Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: (dependent on experience) + pension
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent