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CSharp C# Software Engineer

AIXTRON SE is a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry.  The Company's technology solutions are used by a diverse range of customers worldwide to build advanced components for electronic and opto-electronic applications based on compound, silicon, or organic semiconductor materials and more recently carbon nanostructures.  Such components are used in display technology, signal and lighting technology, fiber communication networks, wireless and cell telephony applications, optical and electronic data storage, power electronics, computer technology as well as a wide range of other high-tech applications. AIXTRON SE’s securities are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.  Founded in 1983, the Company is headquartered in Herzogenrath, Germany.

Role Summary:

In this role, you will be resposible for the development of software modules for our automated equipment which involves writing windows services and developing ASP.Net websites. You will be required to provide coding documentation, develop code and test modules that have been designed. You will also be involved in the direct integration of the software and hardware systems in a dynamic R & D environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary Task List


Software design and development

  • Software Development using C#.NET Core
  • Development of Windows services using C#.Net Core
  • Experience of Asp.Net core using Bootstrap, Razor, CSS, Javascript
  • Use of scripting languages , e.g. Javascript
  • Knowledge of the full Software development life cycle
  • Software testing, debugging and validation


Requirements and module design

  • Working with the Software Architect and the product development team to understand specifications, requirements, test and qualification documentation


Working Practices

  • Use best practices such as source code control, revision/release control, documentation, integration, and testing.
  • Understanding of the full software development life cycle from design, through specification to implementation, testing and maintenance
  • Travel to supplier and customer site will be required on an ad-hoc basis to assist with commissioning issues


Required Qualifications:

  • Degree or HNC in computer science/electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent discipline

Needed Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 years of experience working on software interfacing with hardware
  • C# and ideally C++ coding experience
  • Use of GIT or equivalent for source control and working in a team


  • Experiences of working in a R&D development environment
  • C++ experience would be beneficial.

Location of the job, working conditions and environment:

  • AIXTRON Ltd, Buckingway Business Park, Anderson Road, Swavesey, Cambridge CB24 4FQ, United Kingdom
  • Travel required as part of the role

We offer a very competitive salary (negotiable and dependent on experience) and a comprehensive benefits package.

Your application:

Should you be interested in this role, please apply with your CV & Cover letter.

All candidates need to be eligible to work indefinitely in the UK.

No agencies please.