• Title
    Intermediate Software Developer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Systems
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood’s - Vibration, Dynamics & Noise (VDN) business is currently searching for a talented Intermediate Software Developer to contribute to the long-term and strategic evolution of its mission-critical software assets. The VDN group, formerly Beta Machinery Analysis, is an engineering consultancy and a world leader in reciprocating compressor analysis.


    This role will provide the opportunity to work on software applications supporting both advanced engineering/analysis and day-to-day business activities. The software department is responsible for maturing and advancing the capabilities of this software suite using industry best-practices to provide growth opportunities for the company both through improved automation and through licensing the software to external clients.




    The person in this role will be responsible for a variety of software development tasks centered around the maintenance and extension of this software ecosystem under the direction of the Software Development Lead.


    The software ecosystem is currently maintained in .NET (primarily C#, but with some VB.NET) and Fortran. The applications are generally thick-client (WPF/WinForms), headless, or server applications. We are exploring limited moves towards web-based interfaces where appropriate and are looking to dramatically enhance our use of cloud-based technologies (Microsoft Azure). Proficiency in these technology stacks is preferred. Other responsibilities of this role include:

    • Design and Development of User Interfaces and Experiences
    • Coding and QA activities
    • Consulting with engineers and other Subject Matter Experts to understand scope
    • Work with the Software Development Lead to develop schedules


    Skills / Qualifications

    • BSc in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience using .Net and C# required
    • Experience in thick-client development required (ideally WPF/MVVM)
    • Must have experience in Unit Testing and/or Test-Driven Development
    • Experience in any of the following a strong asset:
      • Microsoft Azure
      • QA Automation
      • Engineering Background
      • UML (Class and Sequence Diagrams)
      • 3D Graphics, CAD and/or Finite Element Development Experience
      • Domain-Driven Data Modelling Experience
      • Knowledge of Software Development Patterns and Practices
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
    • Advanced critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities
    • Goal oriented, highly self-motivated
    • Proactively seeks work and takes initiative in problem solving
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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