Software Engineer in Huntingdon, United Kingdom at Linx

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: LIN000606

About Us

Since its formation in 1987 Linx has earned a reputation for its thoughtfully designed and well-engineered products. The company has continued to invest around 6% of turnover annually in research and development, making it one of the UK’s top research spenders in relation to its turnover. Investment in R&D has delivered new continuous ink jet (CIJ) printers, laser coders, thermal transfer overprinters, and case coders, supported by a comprehensive range of ancillary products. Linx sells to a geographically diverse market, with over 80% of sales outside the UK. With a growing worldwide market share and a significant position in all major CIJ markets, Linx is one of the CIJ industry’s leading players. Linx is renowned for reliable, easy-to-use products which have a low total cost of ownership, as well as for its strong customer service ethos.


Note: This role will initially be based in Nottingham (for approx. 12 months) then will relocate to St Ives, Cambs

Job Summary:

Specify, design, develop and test

•       Embedded software for Linx TTO coding and marking products.

•       User Interfaces and Workflows

•       IoT Solutions

Research and prototype new technologies and methods to improve customer workflows.

Linx products include mechanical, electronic, software and ink jet printing components.

Key Responsibilities:

Development of embedded software and complementary technologies for Linx printers.

Take responsibility and ownership of the design, development and maintenance of multiple software components and small projects, including custom applications, from initiation through to integration into a released product.

Software Technical support to other departments

Continuous improvement of software development process

Job Requirements



BSc / MSc in Computer Science, Maths or Physical Sciences Degree (or equivalent)


3 or more year’s professional software experience working in a multi-discipline, agile development environment.

Experience of working as part of a Scrum team.

Experience of the following:

      Developing software for embedded real time systems in C/C++

     Developing IoT solutions using AWS technologies

     UI development


     One or more scripting languages 

     Low level hardware debugging techniques

Naturally self-motivated, inquisitive, creative and enjoys operating in a team environment.

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