Software Solutions Architect

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 seeking a highly skilled Software Architect to lead our development team in creating software solutions that delivers innovative solutions to our clients.

This role will offer you the perfect opportunity to not only work on multi-disciplinary project teams but also use your creativity and technical knowledge to develop solutions for our clients with the satisfaction of seeing your novel new creations launched in the market.

We have:
• A variety of exciting projects in the medical, industrial, food & beverage and consumer sectors
• Projects requiring the design of innovative devices and platform software architecture solutions to solve complex problems

You have:
• In-depth experience of writing code in C# and C++ in diverse Operating Systems
• In-depth experience of using embedded Linux and the QT framework
• Proficient development skills in architecting software solutions for the Cloud, IoT and PC applications
• Experience in working with clients to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications.
• An excellent academic track record with a degree or postgraduate qualification in computer science, information technology or a related subject from a top university.

You might also have (but not essential):
• Previous project management experience is advantageous.
• Smart phone / tablet cross platform development skills
• Design for cybersecurity experience

A Day in the life
At any one time we have dozens of active projects in the medical, industrial, food & beverage and consumer sectors. As a software solutions architect, you will have the opportunity to not only utilise and improve your software architecture skills but also 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 of course software design.

You will enjoy a variety of tasks such as leading daily stand-ups, developing software architectures, writing code, performing code reviews and attending client teleconferences.

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 problems from different industries.

Career development
You will work on client projects from your first day; we think this provides you with the opportunity to work with 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 and hard work 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 and teams or business development.

You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.


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