Application Software Lead Engineer


Cambridge UK

The position

CRFS is a leading player in our chosen markets of defence, security and regulatory. We have a growing reputation in international markets and a range of high-performance products and solutions with significant competitive advantages.

We are looking for a bright, motivated, skilled and experienced software engineer. The role is very hands on and experience of .NET Framework and C# is important. This is a great opportunity to take significant responsibility in a fast paced, successful and entrepreneurial company with a technically sophisticated and diverse customer base.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Team leader including mentoring less experienced team members
  • All aspects of the full software development life cycle including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, documentation and training
  • Creation of functional designs, specifications and costings to be presented internally or to the customer for approval
  • Programming to deliver high quality software applications
  • Rigorous testing, including regression testing
  • Contributing to user documentation
  • Code review and adherence to process


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience of programming and systems design
  • Experience in Microsoft .NET Framework, C#
  • Good analytical and problem solving ability
  • Solid mathematical skills
  • Attention to detail and a passion for producing high quality software
  • Experience of maintaining, extending and amending existing software as well as creating new applications
  • Prepared to be flexible and open‐minded about all aspects of the job
  • Good communicator
  • Experience of GIT/JIRA or similar tools


  • Experience of DSP and implementation of DSP algorithms
  • Experience of embedded programming using C/C++
  • Flair for visual design
  • Experience in WPF, OOD, ASP.NET, Javascript, AJAX or JQuery
  • Knowledge of SQL – Postgres, MySQL
  • Experience of producing high performance graphical data visualisation applications
  • Experience of security and encryption, communication protocols and client server based systems
  • Linux programming
  • Familiarity with digital radio systems and understanding of radio propagation

For the right candidate CRFS offers an exciting and rewarding career, attractive package and opportunities for professional growth.

No agencies please


CVs should be sent to [email protected]