Software Engineer

Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
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Machine Tool Products Division


Renishaw are recruiting software developers to work on state of the art products for the machine tool industry. The role will be based at New Mills, the picturesque headquarters in Wotton-Under-Edge in Gloucestershire. The New Mills site is a research and development facility with a campus style feel where employee’s personal development is encouraged. The company is a stable global market leader in its field with a history of strong growth, and can offer competitive benefits.


The role will touch on a wide variety of technologies from 3D graphics to 5-axis machine tools, using the very latest tools and development methodologies. With the support of a team of experienced engineers, the successful candidate will work on a variety of interesting and rewarding projects. There may be opportunities for international travel in the longer term..

Person specification

As the successful applicant you will have a good grounding in Mathematics in the computing field (i.e. 3D geometry, vector transformations, point data set manipulation) as well as an interest in engineering and robotics.


The following development languages are typically used:

It is desirable, but not essential, to have experience in the following areas:
•Agile software development methodologies
•Use of the distributed version control systems – e.g. GIT
•Scripting languages – i.e. Powershell, Batch files, etc
•Automated testing and continuous integration
•Network communications protocols (e.g. TCP/IP)



When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a  9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust


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