0845 123 2701
0845 123 2702
Software Engineers - Bristol
A market leader in innovative software technologies
strives to be the best by developing advanced solutions, which
enable IP networks to work more efficiently and reliably.
As a result of winning new business and licensing
agreements, they are looking for experienced and dynamic individuals
who are interested in cutting edge technology with a strong
desire to innovate and meet technical challenges. They offer
employees a flexible and enjoyable work environment where they
are encouraged to be creative and extend their knowledge and
ideally 5 years experience
in software design.
Ability to work under pressure and with external clients.
Experience in networking, working knowledge of TCP/IP stack and device
Experience in C, and C++ and RTOS’s such as VxWorks, embedded Linux,
Java, shell scripting, Perl, or python, Red Hat Linux, Microsoft windows.
Additional experience in VoIP, VPN's, routing, video and security protocols
would be highly desirable.
Must have either an honors degree in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering.
Design and develop embedded software
for LAN/WAN edge devices such as multi-service units, firewall's,
VPN appliances and routers.
Work with external clients to manage the integration process of software
into their networking equipment.
Be part of a team of engineers working on external and internal projects.
Travel to the USA and within Europe.
Good team player, able to mentor
others in the team, proactive, ability to take leadership roles,
interested in cutting edge technology, passion for software and
For more information call James Hunt
To be considered for these positions please make
sure that you have the skills and experience to meet the minimum
requirements. Non UK/EU citizens or those unable to meet British
Government requirements for work permit applications will not
User Interface Designer
company at the forefront of new network technology primarily
for the growing
Internet market is esxpanding it’s development
teams. The rapid growth of new multimedia technologies and applications
means that the Internet (which is still largely based on 1980’s
technology) struggles to deliver services to the quality that people
expect. This company introduced a unique new approach to sharing
network resources. Now embedded in high-profile customers’ hardware,
this technology brings reliable delivery of services from home networks
to carrier-class infrastructure.
To continue this development they are seeking an experienced, high-calibre
user interface developer (Internet Tools, Java, Flash etc) to join
one of their small teams of highly dedicated engineers working on
innovative products for voice and video. (See our other adverts for
C/Embedded positions 3+ developers wanted)
Brief Description of Role
The Senior User Interface Developer will work alongside the team
of developers working on new products and technology. Responsibilities
life-cycle graphical user interface (GUI) design and development,
including informal mock-ups using paper sketches and/or
• implementation of GUIs to a production-grade standard
• liaison with external providers of graphical imagery
• liaison with our test team in Sophia Antipolis, France
• customer-facing and internal documentation
• work on customer accounts
Graduate with 3+ years of GUI design/development experience. You
will enter the role at an exciting time, when implementation decisions
are being made on a significant green field project, for which ease-of-use
will be a key differentiator. You will be expected to be able to
contribute to this discussion from Day One.
For our current development plans, there will be a need to fulfil
several critical requirements, including:
• GUI deployment
across full range of web browsers, across multiple platforms, including
legacy home user systems
• delivery of impressive user experience to maximum proportion of end
users, with graceful degradation for all others
Typical skills that we believe would best suit this role are:
• extensive development for web using HTML, XHTML and related technologies,
across multiple platforms/browsers
• development using Adobe Flash, preferably with Flex and Flex Charting,
or an equivalent RIA technology. Solid experience in Java Swing or
similar with proven ability to acquire new skill sets may be acceptable.
Applicants invited for interview will need to provide a portfolio
of previous work, displaying both moderate implementation complexity
and design flair.
Also desirable is some knowledge of accessibility issues, internationalisation
and IP networking.
• proven ability to make sensible design decisions and work autonomously.
communication skills – confidence to lead meetings and present
complex ideas to a technical group.
teamwork – comfortable working as part of a group with a common
accuracy – an eye for detail is essential, and a “get
it right first time” attitude is important in a small team
when working to deadlines.
• friendly, with a sense of humour.
Based in Bristol. Possibility of occasional travel, mainly to US
and the south of France.
to £Neg, dependent on experience. Benefits include pension
scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance,
permanent health insurance and corporate health club membership.
more details on this and any other positions speak to James
considered for these positions please make sure that you have the
skills and experience to meet the minimum requirements. Non UK/EU
citizens or those unable to meet British Government requirements
for work permit applications will not be considered
This web page updated
11th May 2011
Engineers - Based in Bristol
forward-thinking company, specialising in the development of
embedded software for multi-service IP networks,
enabling the convergence of voice, data and video over a single
network infrastructure. Headquartered in Bristol, the company
has additional engineering and sales support offices in Europe & the
are expanding their development team in Bristol and seeking self-motivated
experienced professionals stimulated by cutting edge technology.
The key to their success is teamwork and having a flexible and
an enjoyable work environment that offers both intellectual and
responsibilities will include:
robust, portable components for network quality of service software
offering, as part of the Bristol-based technical team.
• Producing design and usage documentation for both internal and external
3+ years of C/Embedded programming experience. We would also
consider a very high-calibre recent graduate with a good degree
in a related discipline.
• Proven ability to design sensible interfaces and to work autonomously
to specs. Good written English.
• Ability to work under pressure and manage internal and external client
• Knowledge of portability issues.
• Experience of Unix-like systems. IP networking. Kernel programming
• Wide platform and OS experience. XML. Perl.
in Bristol City Centre, they offer a highly competitive salary
and benefits package.
more details on this and any other positions speak to James Hunt
tel. 0845 123 2701
be considered for these positions please make sure that you have
the skills and experience to meet the minimum requirements. Non
UK/EU citizens or those unable to meet British Government requirements
for work permit applications will not be considered
Systems Engineer -
South West UK (Bristol)
a result of significant business wins in the US and Europe,
coupled with an increasing need to demonstrate and support
our technologies for both existing and potential customers,
our client is seeking an experienced engineering professional
to join its team as a Network Systems Engineer.
Description of Role:
Network Systems Engineer is responsible for full life-cycle development
and support of technical demonstrations, making use of a range
of software and hardware to explain our technologies to customers.
For the right applicant, the role will develop to include the
primary technical support of our customer engagements, encompassing
the following duties:
• design, develop, support and present technical demonstrations of our
• provide technical support for pre-sales activities with potential customers
• install, configure and support network units provided to customers for
• support integration of licensable software to customers
• provide post-integration support to customers, including co-ordination
of bug-tracking, versioning and response to feature requests
• collate and forward customer feedback to technical/commercial teams
• assist in development of maintenance and training materials
• contribute to requirements specification process for new projects
Network Systems Engineer will be given significant independence,
and will need to have the confidence to take ownership of project
activities, interacting as appropriate with technical and commercial
colleagues within the company, and directly with customers.
data networking, including routing/switching - must be comfortable
with hands-on set-up of network devices and trouble-shooting
of typical networking issues. Experience with configuration of
equipment from leading suppliers (eg Cisco, Juniper) would be
• Network applications - some hands-on experience with VoIP, video streaming,
videoconferencing and/or general network applications (including P2P) would be
desirable. Experience with traffic generation/monitoring equipment (eg SmartBits,
Ixia, Agilent) would also be useful.
• Programming - some experience of C in a commercial environment is required,
- the Network Systems Engineer will have responsibility for developing/maintaining
code on our demonstration network units
- the Network Systems Engineer will need to be able to understand coding-related
issues well enough to be able to discuss these intelligently with both
software engineers and customers
• Other - experience with Unix-like environments and tools will be important.
Any knowledge of network Quality of Service (QoS), queuing theory or Java may
also be beneficial, but is not a pre-requisite.
communication skills - the role will require significant interaction
with senior technical and commercial staff, both from customer
organisations and in-house. This will involve both face-to-face
and phone-based contact, including training and presentations,
and we will be looking for natural ability at explaining complex
technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Personal organisation - the role will generally involve running several
projects in parallel, so requires an ability to manage priorities, time and resources.
It is important that the Network Systems Engineer should have the experience
and professional drive not only to follow established procedures, but to propose,
discuss and develop new ones.
• Customer focus - the role demands an ability to work with customers in
such a way that they may gain tangible benefit from a relatively complex technology.
Patience, empathy and a commitment to high quality service delivery are pre-requisites.
• Friendly, with a sense of humour.
an indication, we would anticipate that a typical candidate for
this role would have worked for several years as a software developer
with good exposure to IP networking technologies, but was now
looking for a broader range of responsibilities, no longer limited
solely to code development, plus an opportunity to gain customer-facing
in Bristol, UK. Requirement to travel, mainly to US, generally
several times each year for up to 1 week per trip and sometimes
at short notice. Will include attendance at major trade shows
with colleagues and visits to customer sites.
the nature of the role, the candidate must occasionally be willing
to work non-standard hours, including weekends and holidays,
to accommodate customer needs and project timelines.
degree in Computer Science or similar.
£Neg dependent on experience. Benefits
include pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance,
health insurance and corporate health club membership.
more details on this and any other positions speak
to James Hunt tel.
be considered for these positions please make sure that you
have the skills and experience to meet the minimum requirements.
Non UK/EU citizens or those unable to meet British Government
requirements for work permit applications will not be considered