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Software Architect

Schneider Electric

Cambridge, United Kingdom

As part of the Schneider Electric organisation, Spiral Software has a strong development focus, with over two thirds of our staff in software development roles. We provide industry-leading technology for the process industries, focusing in particular on the oil and petrochemicals sector.

Spiral Suite is unified, enterprise supply chain management software for the process industries. Developed from the ground up as a single unified solution reaching across the entire supply chain, it is specifically designed to eliminate the costly inefficiencies arising from legacy point solutions.

Spiral Suite incorporates computationally-demanding mathematical models provided through modern, easy-to-use interfaces to help our customers make better supply chain decisions. The emphasis is on developing robust, highly optimised and scalable solutions offering flexibility across desktop, web, mobile and programmatic interfaces. Enterprise implementations of our tools may span thousands of users across an organisation. Cloud deployments allow our clients to minimise implementation and maintenance costs and enable interactive analysis of huge numbers of business scenarios.

Job Profile
As Software Architect, you will be part of an agile team responsible for designing and implementing the software platform on which Spiral Suite is built. Responsibilities of the platform team include
Building a maintaining shared components
Designing and developing the application framework
Developing server components
Providing data storage, synchronisation and sharing functionality
Developing APIs for customers and third party integration tools

Essential Skills

Extensive C# programming experience and in-depth knowledge of the .NET framework
Strong engineering, scientific or mathematical background
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A strong focus on code quality and unit-testing
A good understanding of software architecture, design patterns
Experience of Agile software development
Desirable Skills

Developing Enterprise LOB applications
Database engines such as SQL Server
Desktop UI technologies; WPF or WinForms
Cloud Services such as Azure or AWS
Web development; REST services, ASP.NET, Web API
Remote Procedure Call
Windows Server operating system, IIS, Authentication and Active Directory
Salary and Benefits
This role enjoys a salary of £50,000-70,000 depending on background and past experience.
Our benefits package includes a discretionary annual bonus scheme, a share incentive plan, a competitive contributory pension scheme, BUPA health and dental cover, life insurance cover, and high-speed broadband at home.

We go to great lengths to maintain a friendly and comfortable work environment, including a fully-stocked, complimentary kitchen and drinks room, and a pool table. Combined with a continuous stream of interesting and challenging work, these have enabled us to sustain a happy workplace and very low staff turnover.


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