At HUBER+SUHNER, we design and create essential components that transport power and data through networks. This is how our employees around the globe contribute to a world where people get and stay connected.

Network Software Engineer

Cambridge | Full Time | Unlimited

About the Network Software Engineer

You will be responsible for adding new product features that may require you to work on Linux kernel and driver apart from user space applications under Linux environment.

You will also deign software tests for those applications as well as writing and maintaining design documentation including user manuals.

In addition to this, your responsibilities will include:

  • Adding new maintainable features in an existing Linux based application or add new application.
  • Re-engineer existing applications for new hardware designs, while maintaining legacy products.
  • Writing and maintaining product documentation – requirements, design and user manuals.
  • Providing support to the manufacturing team as required.

About You

To be successful, you’ll need to have:

  • A degree in a relevant subject with a few years’ experience working in a software development environment.
  • You must have excellent C programming skills plus exposure to or knowledge of object-oriented design.
  • Some scripting experience (for example, shell or python) is essential.
  • A basic understating of POSIX API and Linux development.
  • Knowledge of networked applications using IPC, TCP & UDP via sockets API is important as is hands on hardware experience (finding hardware faults through software).
  • A desire to learn new skills is essential within this role.
In addition to this it would be great if you had a basic understanding of the software release process and a Test-Driven Development approach is beneficial as is the knowledge of Software Defined Networking and its associated protocols / interfaces.


Our aim is to be the employer of choice and as such you can be assured of a market leading remuneration package that matches your skills and experience.

Your employment and development is at the heart of our "Fundamentals".

We have an entrepreneurial and collaborative culture within the business.

We can't wait to hear from you!

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You will hear back from us as soon as possible. For further information please contact:
Hazel Britt
HR Advisor - Polatis