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[Apply by 30 April 2019] Development Engineer at Synoptics, Cambridge

Synoptics is a Cambridge-based company producing hardware and software for the life sciences sectors. We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic software developer to work on both new and existing software packages, working with various cameras and bespoke hardware. Our products are mainly written in C# (.Net 2.0 to .Net 3.5) utilising our range of .Net components (written in C++).

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 Knowledge and experience of Microsoft .Net 2.0 or later using C# is required.
 A passion and talent for developing software.
 Able to manage own workload and meet deadlines.
 A strong communicator with good interpersonal skills along with a good standard of written English.

The following skills would be advantageous:
 Any experience with WPF/XAML.
 Any knowledge/experience of Image analysis.
 Knowledge and working experience of Microsoft SQL Server and Transact SQL.
 Any knowledge of C++.
 Experience in developing user interfaces.
 Knowledge and experience of using a form of source control (e.g. VSS/SVN).
 Any experience of NUnit.

Salary £30,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience.

Please send a CV and covering letter to:
Dr Allen Donald

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