Senior Software Developer / Cloud Engineer

The Protec R&D team comprises of Software, Hardware and Mechanical Engineers and Physicists. We are now looking to expand this team and compliment the existing skill set to support the development of the next generation of Fire Protection and Security systems. We intend to enhance the user experience by integrating remote operations via cloud-based technology and interactive user interfaces. The ideal candidate will bring their extensive experience in these areas and will be fully supported whilst working on multiple projects within a highly regulated, multiskilled development environment.

  • Closing Date:TBC
  • Job Location:Hybrid- Remote/Nelson Head Office

Typical Responsibilties

  • Be the Protec champion for Cloud based connectivity, updating and implementing the engineering guidelines for design, development, deployment, de-bugging and maintenance of cloud-based systems ensuring efficient data storage and adherence to security policies.
  • Cross function collaboration with the R&D team, Digital systems, and wider Protec end users to evaluate and identify technically and commercially optimal cloud solutions.
  • Responsible for writing new Product Technical Specifications and delivering the project requirements including modifying and improving existing systems.
  •  Supporting Resource allocation by identifying the necessary tasks to deliver the requirement in manageable chunks to be delivered using a Sprint methodology.
  • Clear communications to the R&D Project Manager on current progress and mitigation for any tasks which face delay.  
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role.

Person Specification

Candidates shall be able to demonstrate the necessary qualifications, experience, skills, and traits to meet the requirements set below. Requirements for the role shall be evidenced on the application form and in the interview process. Please use the following as guidance when completing the further information section of your application form.

Qualifications Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Degree or equivalent in Software Engineering. Essential Application
Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate. Essential Application
Amazon Web Services Associate. Desirable Application
Google Cloud Platform Associate. Desirable Application
Recognised advanced training in C# and .Net. Desirable Application
Experience Essential / Desirable To be identified by
10 years’ experience in Software Development. Essential Interview / Application
Experience in a Senior Development position. Desirable Interview / Application
Proven work experience as a Cloud Engineer or similar role. Essential Interview
Skills / Abilities Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Scripting using Azure, C# Function Apps, CosmosDb, Azure Service Bus, IoT Hub and Azure Storage. Essential Interview / Application
Competent using Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel. Essential Interview / Application
Competent using Microsoft DevOps. Essential Interview / Application
Front-end and Back-end Web development. Essential Interview / Application
Adaptable to traditional waterfall and modern agile project methodologies. Essential Interview / Application
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Essential Interview
The ability to maintain accurate development files and records. Essential Interview
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with staff at varying levels throughout the company. Essential Interview
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Essential Interview
Other Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Commitment to confidentiality and data protection. Essential Interview / Application
Commitment to Cybersecurity technologies and best practice. Essential Interview / Application
Understanding of Open-Source Software and licencing. Essential Interview / Application
Enthusiasm and willingness to learn. Essential Interview / Application
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