Software Engineer

Granta Design Ltd
Cambridge, United Kingdom
£30-40k + health/gym + pension + share options

Job summary

Granta Design leads the materials information technology market, experiencing year-on-year growth over the past 10 years with a unique product and great reputation. NASA, Rolls Royce, Intel and many other industry leaders world-wide are using our software to go higher, lighter and greener.

New projects have created a number of outstanding opportunities in our software team. You can play a central role in the development of an integrated portfolio of products within a successful specialist software company.

What you will be doing:

You will become part of our software engineering team, which is small enough that your contribution will be important and noticed. You will work on our flagship product - GRANTA MI - the leading system for materials information management. This includes high-end, server-based, Microsoft .Net applications, for corporate intranets and the Web; and advanced searching, document indexing and data management technologies.

About you:

We are looking for a long-term team member who will share our passion to see the company fulfil its enormous potential.

You will definitely:

Have experience of object-oriented programming in C# Have developed client-server .NET applications Have worked with Microsoft .NET technologies Understand relational databases and SQL, in particular SQL Server

You should also:

Have a first class or upper second class honours degree in computer science, engineering, science, or maths from a recognised university (or overseas equivalent) Be self-motivated, technically accomplished, a team-worker, and have a customer-focus

What we can offer you:

A competitive salary A generous Non-Contributory pension (12.5%) Health and Insurance Benefits Share Options A newly refurbished office close to Cambridge city centre – with parking and cycle racks Proper tea and coffee A friendly team (well most of us) Flexible working hours

Granta Design is successful, focused, trusted, intelligent and a great place to work. Come and join us.

How to apply

To apply please send you CV, together with a covering letter outlining your salary expectations to

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