Avire is a manufacturing company with a rich history and an exciting future. Avire predominantly sells into the lift industry and focuses on high quality products for safety, communication and connectivity.

We are a global company with offices and manufacturing across the world, but it is possible for every individual to make a big impact. We want our dedicated staff to enjoy coming to work and we promote an open, friendly and social environment.

Our team is what makes Avire and we invest in talent by offering a variety of training and personal development opportunities. Avire is owned by Halma, a FTSE100 company.

What is the role?

You will play a key role in investigating new technologies and developing our next generation of products, while at the same time supporting and improving our existing products.

We are looking for a software developer who can bridge the gap between embedded systems and scalable cloud-based solutions.

Ideally you will have experience of both developing connected embedded systems (written in languages such as C and Python) to cloud based solutions (developed in php, Python and node.js, hosted on Azure). Above all, you will be innovative and have a can-do attitude. This role would be ideal for a junior engineer looking to take the next step in their career as our cloud-based platform is a highly visible aspect of our solution offering, and we plan to dramatically grow the team over the next few years.

You will be part of a highly-motivated, customer focused, Agile development team responsible for both the development of a new cloud-based monitoring and configuration platform that interacts with Avire hardware products and the actual hardware products themselves. You will be integral to new product development within Avire with a contribution that will always be encouraged and valued.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a web platform for the monitoring and configuration of Avire hardware products.
  • Develop and maintain firmware running on a variety of platforms to connect to our web platform.
  • Understand and support integration of new Avire Products in the web platform.
  • Generate concepts and solutions to meet market needs.
  • Liaising with global R&D and Marketing teams.
  • Maintain good coding practices for long-term development of the platform.
  • Implementing automated tests for long-term development of the platform.

Key skills and attributes

  • Experience in full stack web development.
  • Knowledge and hands on project experience of programming. The languages we use include: PHP, CSS, Javascript/jQuery, Python, C/C++
  • Experience developing MySQL and MongoDB databases.
  • Experience with automated test frameworks.
  • Experience with Restful APIs.
  • Experience working in Agile, Scrum environment.
  • Must be pro-active and results driven.
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience
  • Hands on experience using Linux Cloud-based web servers.
  • Ability to translate market requirements into software solutions.

Preferable skills

A combination of the following skills would be advantageous:

  • Experience with PHP web frameworks such as CodeIgniter.
  • Experience with Nodejs.
  • Experience with Python.
  • Experience with IoT applications and embedded IoT devices.
  • Experience of development with Bootstrap.
  • Proven track record of working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience of CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience of developing client side applications running on resource limited hardware

Benefits

  • Competitive salary.
  • Contributory pension.
  • Ability to make a huge contribution to a new global software offering for Avire.
  • Periodic international travel, mainly to our development site in Barcelona.
  • Halma Share Incentive Plan.

Why work at Avire?

As a rapidly growing international business, pursuing several demanding and evolving strategies, there are many career development opportunities at Avire for high performance employees’ right across the globe. We have manufacturing locations based in 4 countries, Finance in 5 countries, R&D in 4 countries and Sales & Marketing in 11 countries.

At Avire we value independence, determination, proactivity and tremendous drive, so we are looking for individuals who can demonstrate achievement of exceptional results with the potential to contribute even more. We are ambitious in our goals, so we need to ensure that we employ people with the talent and ambition to help.

In return we offer an environment where individuals can make a huge difference and readily gain the rewards and recognition that this deserves.

Avire is part of the Halma group (www.halma.com) consisting of over 50 Engineering companies. Within Halma there are additional exciting and challenging opportunities for high performing and ambitious individuals.

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