Job Description

Location: Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 8JR (20 minutes north of Bristol)
Salary: Up to £42,500 depending on experience
Hybrid working: You'll spend the majority of your time working from home, but office presence will also be required as part of your working pattern

Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in high precision metrology, healthcare, and Additive Manufacturing (AM).

We design and manufacture AM turn-key solutions based on a process called metal powder bed fusion (or laser melting).  Our products are used by customers in their cutting-edge engineering projects, in market sectors ranging from automotive to aerospace.

As a Software Engineer at Renishaw, you’ll be responsible for the analysis, design, development, and integration of software components analysing, visualising, and managing real-time data generated throughout the AM 3D printing process.

You’ll be part of our InfiniAM Software Suite team, using Agile methodologies, DevOps practices and collaborative software engineering tools.  Our software is developed using C# (.NET Core), C++, and other design and configuration technologies.  You’ll gain specific domain knowledge and be actively involved in the state-of-the-art technology solutions from R&D projects.

From time to time there will be a need to attend site to carry out certain tasks and we’re likely to ask you to attend more often during key phases of projects.


  • Participating in the software development lifecycle: specification, design, and test-driven development, through to deployment, verification, and maintenance of software components.

  • Collaborate as part of an Agile Software team, ensuring quality, timeliness, value, and requirements are at the forefront.

  • Contribute towards continuous improvement and innovation of AM software projects.

Key requirements

  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, another relevant STEM subject, or demonstrable equivalent experience.

  • Experience of developing C# components.

  • Experience of developing WPF applications.

Desirable requirements

  • Experience within an Agile development, using DevOps practices.

  • Experience with C++, Cuda, DirectX, MATLAB.

  • Experience with MS Visual Studio, ReSharper, Azure DevOps.

Person specification

In this role, you’ll be enthusiastic about innovative software solutions to solve complex problems, as well as be someone who works well in a collaborative team environment.  You’ll have effective communication skills showing critical, system-based thinking, and an appetite for learning and applying new knowledge.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

Please click here for further information about our benefits.

At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

Please click here for further information about diversity and inclusion at Renishaw.

Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6691 Software Engineer (Open)


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