Senior Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000020-1
  • Date Posted: 29 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Nanotek Ltd
  • Location: St. Albans
  • Salary: £30,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Telecoms
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jim Walsh
  • Email:

Job Description

Project Manager


  • Project co-ordination with customers, contractors and sub-contractors.
  • Conducting site surveys and production of written site survey notes, photographs and drawings.
  • To design a system in detail to ensure that all necessary equipment and parts are specified at the proposal stage
  • Production of 'Pencil’ type systems diagrams, connection spread sheets etc to aid system comprehension by others and to pass to our CAD draughtsmen for production of full working drawings.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Installation Diary is kept up to date with current and pending projects that you are responsible for.
  • In consultation with the Operations Manager allocate staff to projects.
  • To keep senior management regularly informed of the status of current and pending projects and to bring any concerns promptly to the attention of the senior management.
  • To be responsible for Staff Health and Safety on site and to production of site specific Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • Creation of initial configuration software for such devices as Audio DSPs, Matrices etc
  • When necessary to provide project details and equipment specifications to in-house and third party control system programmers and provide assistance with any control system issues.
  • Undertaking or supervising system pre-build works at our premises to the required standards.
  • Preparing for and supervising 'Factory Acceptance Tests’ conducted on our premises.
  • Coordinate with the Project Coordinator the booking of crew accommodation, travel arrangements, hire vehicles and hired in plant and tools required for project related site work.
  • To schedule, oversee and take part in the on-site installations of systems with the Installation Team
  • To set up, commission and test systems to meet the required standards.
  • To handover the systems to clients and provide systems training where required.
  • Responsible for gathering all 'on-site change’ information and site specific details such as IP addresses, phone numbers etc and passing this information via a marked up CAD drawing to the CAD draughtsmen for the production of as-built drawings.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely production of O&M manuals and as built drawings (by others).
  • Responsible for ensuring that copies of all final version software are saved on to our server promptly on completion of the project.
  • Responsible for ensuring that 'Installation Acceptance Certificates’ are completed, signed by both customer and representative and filed in a timely manner on completion.
  • To provide technical support for all systems installed, from advice to arranging repairs and modifications.
  • To provide technical information and support for all the Sales, Installation and Design staff.
  • To assist the Sales Department to take a technical brief for a project from the Client when required.
  • To assist the Sales Department in specifying equipment for a project or a job and to cost installation accessories and labour

Candidate Criteria:

  • Professional AV and/or Broadcast Television systems engineering knowledge.
  • An understand of IT Networking in realtion to AV/Broadcast.
  • Communication skills - ability to deal politely and efficiently with customers both on the telephone and in meetings.
  • Experience of managing a team and being a team player.
  • Experience in software set up of routing systems, DSPs, graphics processors etc
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

  • 2D CAD skills.
  • Infocomm CTS Certification.
  • Infocomm CTS-D or CTS-I would be of benefit.
  • Prince2 Project Management certification would be of benefit.