Senior Software Engineers and Tech Leads

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1440262

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Senior Software Engineers and Tech Leads based in Belfast.

Salary: £40,000 to £65,000 DOE plus Benefits and Flexible Hours

Help us enable innovation via software engineering excellence. We have multiple opportunities in our new Belfast office.  We’re Bitwise Group, a leading-edge technology company specialising in the development of embedded and system software to demanding industry standards, for our prestigious blue-chip clients within the medical, automotive and aerospace sectors. We’ve gone from strength to strength for more than 31 years now and have over sixty best-in-class engineers and consultants providing world-class software development and consulting services in our offices in Scotland, The Netherlands and Sweden. And we’re growing!

To meet current business demands we’re looking to recruit new software engineering talent at all levels. From enthusiastic, motivated engineers looking to learn new skills to experienced system architects and consultants that can scope projects, manage teams and have the communication skills needed to present and impress.

You’ll be helping shape future innovations in areas ranging from medical instruments to safety critical software in automotive and industrial control.


We need people who enjoy technical challenges, can work to deadlines, and are open to constantly refreshing their skills and take pride in the quality of their work. Good interpersonal skills are vital for you to work successfully with our community of professional engineers to collaborate closely with our clients, being sensitive to their needs. If you’re keen to use your software development skills professionally and work on a variety of innovative client projects, then we are the right company for you!

The technical skills

We’re looking for people with strong software design skills who are passionate about software development and are comfortable working on customer-focused projects. Some of the technical skills you need to have are:

  • A strong background in software engineering covering the full SDLC
  • A working knowledge of either C or C++ and one other modern programming languages
  • A degree in a relevant technical discipline or equivalent experience

Experience in embedded or real time software development and / or OO design would also be an advantage if you are applying for an engineer role although essential for our consultants/tech leads.

What you will get out of it!

Working with Bitwise offers many benefits beyond project diversity, a strong team spirit, an atmosphere of engineering excellence and the opportunity to solve complex technical challenges. We offer:

  • Competitive salaries commensurate with your skills and experience
  • Regular reviews so your package stays in line with your skills development  and contribution
  • Flexible working hours and holidays
  • Pension scheme, company loan scheme, cycle to work scheme
  • Private medical, death in service and  critical illness insurances
  • Free refreshments…… tea, coffee, fruit and cakes, pay day pizza’s
  • Social activities and charitable work
  • City centre location with parking

This is maybe why our average length of service is 10 years!

Are you interested?

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below and send a copy of your CV and covering letter explaining why software development is your passion and outlining your salary expectations, notice period and interview availability.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.