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Software Engineer


, United Kingdom

XPI Simulation is a world-leading provider of driver training simulation solutions, serving clients ranging from police forces and charities to Formula 1 motorsport teams. With many years’ experience at the forefront of developing real-time 3D graphics technology, the XPI team have built a reputation for delivering high quality simulation and training. The business also invests heavily in research, and as part of that commitment is developing next generation rapid 3D modelling and visual solutions.

XPI’s success and innovation has been recognized and in November 2013 XPI became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Thales group, a £14 billion multi-national organization with 65000 employees worldwide and 5000 in the UK. XPI uniquely offers fantastic job opportunities with the benefits of working in an innovative and friendly small company backed up with the stability and career opportunities of a large organisation.

As a Software Engineer at our Chessington office, you will develop medium-to-large applications that integrate several different technologies to provide complete simulation systems. Working together with our talented team, you could be developing state of the art driving simulators for our military and commercial driving customers.

Key responsibilities
Developing software components for commercial or military products, working with our own products and developing large software packages for driver training
Collaborating as part of a team to install software on-site and test and deliver exciting visual simulators
Applying your technical expertise and project knowledge to identify and act on opportunities to drive cost efficiencies through the application of products
Providing constructive feedback and guidance to ensure we achieve the best possible solution whilst fostering an open and encouraging team environment.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Degree in Software Engineering/Computer Science/Maths or Physics with a significant software bias or equivalent
Established skills in object-oriented design and programming in C/C++
Genuine and demonstrable creativity tempered by strong organisational skills and well-rounded communication and relationship building abilities
Experience in developing complex multi-threaded/multi-core solutions under Windows

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