• Software Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Charfield
    Job Reference
    No. of Openings
    No. of Openings Remaining
    Group Engineering
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Renishaw PLC, a world leader in dimensional metrology, is looking to recruit a software engineer to develop UI Controls for their Group Software Department (GS).

    GS is responsible for producing components used throughout the business by its divisional Software Engineers in the development of a wide range of applications. This role would involve creating, testing and maintaining UI Controls for a number of libraries spanning several coding languages and platforms.



    • To work as part of an agile team composed of both experienced and junior Software Engineers.
    • To contribute to team design discussions.
    • To produce robust, testable code using modern technologies and techniques.

    Key requirements

    • A degree with a grade of 2:1 or above in a numerate discipline, such as Physics, Mathematics, Software Engineering or Computer Science.
    • A good understanding of WPF, C# and the .Net Framework.
    • A keen eye for detail.

    Desirable requirements

    • Experience with Agile Development.
    • Experience with Test-Driven Development.
    • Prior experience developing either User Interfaces or User Interface controls.

    Opportunities for career development

    • Opportunity for continued training through online and classroom-based courses is provided for all employees.

    Person Specification


    The successful candidate will be highly motivated and a quick learner. They will be keen to keep their skills up to date and be able to provide novel, innovative solutions. Their approach to software development will be logical and considered, while they will be capable of working as an effective member of the team, articulating their views successfully during design debates.




    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.


    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face to face interview, which will comprise of technical and behavioural questions. This may include an informal problem-solving task(s). It is our obligation to safeguard applicants and our employees during the recruitment process. This applies to the conduct of the interview itself. All applicants will be asked at screening stage whether reasonable adjustments at interview stage are required to ensure appropriate measures are in place to facilitate an effective interview or assessment process.


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