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  • St. Neots, Cambridge, UK
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Senior Software Development Engineer (C++)

Senior Software Development Engineer (C++)

Location: St Neots (PE19 8YP), Cambridge

Hours: full time, hybrid working optional 

Where have you been? We need your excellent C++ skills to contribute to the development of our advanced test and measurement devices! Here at Pico, you will get to develop a high performance and user friendly API for our oscilloscope software.

About us:

Pico is on a remarkable journey, with 32 years of continuous growth and success under our belt. We are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer to focus on integrating new hardware into a secure and well-tested C-level API! 

Your role:

There is a focus on delivering the best SDK experience to both customers applications and internal apps such as PicoScope or PicoLog. You will be responsible for product/project progress, writing tech specs, identifying risks and investigating bugs, writing unit and integration tests and for builds and infrastructure. All of this whilst putting your C++ knowledge to fantastic use! 

What we're looking for:

Are you a process champion in Scrum or TDD? EXCELLENT! We require advanced knowledge of programming languages, operating systems and code design at Senior level. Demonstrable experience of ability to lead a team and coach others is a necessity. Experience with Windows, Mac or Linux is also ideal! 

Your schedule:

This role is a full time position, 40 hours a week based in our St Neots office! We do offer hybrid working (2-3 days a week in the office) but it's completely up to you whether you choose to work in this way. We understand the importance of a work-life balance and it's essential that we support our Piconians to get it right, therefore we have core office hours of 10am-3pm, meaning you can manage your 40 hours flexibly throughout the week. 

What's in it for you?

At Pico we believe in providing you with a workplace where you can be yourself and work alongside amazing people to enjoy a varied and rewarding career. Enjoy flexible holidays, a chance to relax at one of our three holiday homes, and be part of our annual Profit Related Pay (PRP) bonus! Embrace sustainability with our Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme, and come along to our vibrant Summer and Christmas parties to name just a few! Want to see the full benefits list?

Fuel your day:

You'll find free fruit and five varieties of bean-to-cup coffee in our offices. And if you're up for exploring, St Neots has a variety of shops and eateries to satisfy your cravings. 

Your voice matters:

At Pico, every voice is heard, and you'll be valued as an essential part of our team. Join us on this exciting journey where appreciation and opportunity await you.

Are you ready to become a Piconian?

If you're as excited as we are, hit the apply button below and let's get your next chapter started!

For any queries, reach out to Joe Tilley at  

We can't wait to welcome you on board! 


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