Software Engineer

Who are we?
Sagentia Innovation provides independent advisory and leading-edge product development services focused on science and technology initiatives. We work across the medical, industrial, chemicals and energy, food and beverage, and consumer sectors, and with a broad range of companies from some of the world’s leading and best-known brands, to start-up disruptors new to the market. Our breadth of expertise brings together the best people to solve a problem and can include our scientists, engineers, human factors experts, data and AI scientists, innovation strategists, product developers and designers, and consumer insight specialists.

Our team have recently been involved in a variety of successful product developments including advanced software for monitoring critical care devices in the field, Digital Transformation/IoT solutions for consumer trials, the Nuvola cloud solution for multi-ecosystem voice assistants, data science and sustainability initiatives.

All these developments focus on delivering elegant and creative solutions that improve lives through innovation.

The opportunity
We are looking for a talented and passionate software engineer who enjoys working in teams, being listened to and shares the same passion we have for creating software in innovative software applications and new devices.

At Sagentia Innovation we push the boundaries with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for our clients. We are not restricted to using any particular technologies and we collaborate to decide on the best technology stacks for the project at hand.

Our team spirit means everyone's opinion and feedback is important in building top class software.

What will it take?
You are a proven developer who loves building slick applications with any of the following technologies: C#, WPF, .NET, C++, Qt framework in Linux with experience of Cloud native applications and software for connected devices being beneficial.

Wherever you are in your development journey, if you want to build great software in the coolest new tech, we want to hear from you. We love people who want to learn and develop together regardless of how many years you’ve been coding.

Skills & requirements
• You have real time algorithm development and control theory design experience
• You have professional development experience with any of the following:
• C#, WPF, .NET
• C, C++, Qt framework in Linux.
• Cloud native apps
• Development of connected devices or applications
• You are not only passionate about learning new software technologies but also you are a self-starter, fearless about asking questions when you don’t know the answers, and capable of managing your own time.
• You enjoy operating in a fast-paced environment.
• You have a good academic track record with a degree or postgraduate qualification in computer science, information technology or a related subject from a top university.

A day in the Life
At any one time we have dozens of active projects in the medical, industrial, chemicals and energy, food and beverage, and consumer sectors from some of the world’s leading and best-known brands, to start-up disruptors, new to the market. As a Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to utilise and improve your code writing skills on one or more projects simultaneously across sectors. Projects range in length anywhere from a couple of months to a couple of years. Typical projects will use a talented and collaborative cross-disciplinary team that provides insight into best practice product development in electronics design, mechanical design, and software design. Your work will be predominately be based at our Sagentia Innovation offices in Harston, Cambridge but there will likely be opportunities to travel to client sites in Europe or USA. You will enjoy a fast-paced environment in which we solve a variety of challenges from different industries.

Why choose us?
The benefits package is excellent; we pay competitive salaries and you will be part of an annual bonus scheme. Perhaps most importantly you’ll have the opportunity to learn something new every day, work with a wide range of the latest tech and spend your days with people from different disciplines such as electronics hardware engineers, mechanical engineers and scientists who are as enthusiastic and excited as you are about creating great software!

Career development
You will work on client projects from your first day; we think this provides you with the opportunity to learn from a fantastic team of colleagues and put your great technical skills to use immediately! We work with you from the start of your time with us to ensure we understand how you want to develop your career in the future. We have a great variety of projects taking place at all times and identify, offer and provide bespoke training to support you in developing your existing skills and fill in any gaps. When you join you will be paired with a mentor whose job is to help you settle in, inspire you and instil the Sagentia Innovation way.

Every one of our employees has the opportunity to progress and develop within our business – there is no career ceiling; with commitment, hard work and determination there is no limit to what you can achieve! Success looks different to everyone and Sagentia Innovation provides great career advancement whether you want to apply your technical skills to brilliant projects, find solutions to problems no one else can solve, deepen and broaden your technical knowledge, manage complex projects, lead teams or business development!.

You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.


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