Software Engineer (Belfast)

Calnex Solutions is an innovative and successful company that develops software enabled, leading edge electronic test & measurement products that test network equipment to the latest telecoms standards.

Our developers work in multi-discipline product development teams that include software and hardware design and system test Engineers. The teams work closely with marketing and sales, turning market and customer requirements into high quality, fully functional products.

Our R&D team is growing to support our expanding product portfolio. As part of this growth we have an exciting opportunity for a C++ Linux Software Engineer to work on our network emulation products. This is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to grow their experience in highly performant software development. The successful candidate will enjoy working within small teams on the leading edge and be able to innovate and deliver in a fast paced and busy environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the architecture, implementation and evolution of system software to keep it performant, flexible and maintainable as requirements evolve.
  • Estimating timescales based on an outline of the implementation and then developing and delivering quality software to those timescales.
  • Support quality oriented activities necessary to deliver a product that will delight our customers.

Essential Skills:

  • Educated to Degree level in Computer Science or an equivalent subject.
  • Experience in C++ in a Linux environment, using the GNU suite (gcc, gdb and automake).
  • Experience employing OO techniques.
  • Strong logical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to innovate and think “outside the box”.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work closely with others in a dynamic, multi-discipline team.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.

Desirable Skills:

  • C# programming experience.
  • Python programming experience.
  • Network programming experience.
  • Real-time systems programming experience.
  • Building, configuring and maintaining the Linux OS.

Calnex rewards success and offers competitive salaries. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a contributory pension plan, flexible holidays, life assurance and critical illness cover and personal Health Care Options.

To apply for this job, please send your CV with covering letter to, and we'll be in touch.


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