Senior Software Engineer

Job Locations
Software Development
Position Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Senior Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
2 months ago(1/11/2021 9:45 AM)

Company Overview

We are Dematic, one of the world’s largest materials handling systems supplier. We have been delivering and developing our technology for 200 years. It’s our people and our technology that have helped to transform this industry, and we are continuing to grow faster than ever. New technology is shifting the way our customers think about automation and intralogistics. The 4th industrial revolution is upon us, and we are now seeing the introduction of new technology like robotics, new software and analytics to help drive efficiency. 


At Dematic, we deliver solutions to our customers that help optimise their supply chain, improve performance and optimise productivity. Every day our automated and software technology solutions help to deliver 18.5 billion parcels worldwide every day. Warehouses and distributions centres are at the heart of the supply chain, which is our space.  Our role is to find the most efficient way of getting goods from the start of their journey through to their exit and shipping off to consumers meeting their expectations and demands in a fast moving world.


This role is an exciting opportunity for you to join the team at Dematic helping to define and shape the future of materials handling solutions covering the UK region.

The Role

This role will design and develop software solutions using Dematic standard WCS software platform (Dematic iQ Optimize). Provide guidance and expertise to internal software groups on complex software solutions as part of the Global Software COE. For this role, there will be a necessity to travel between 10% - 20% 


Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Develop software with Java EE for projects with Dematic standard warehouse control system (Dematic iQ)
  • Design and development software solutions according to Dematic established software standards and procedures
  • Assist project and technical engineers to integrate the more complex software components into Dematic warehouse systems
  • Design and perform software tests using standard Dematic testing framework
  • Provide technical support to customers on-site
  • Train customers and key-users on installed applications
  • Estimate time to complete of new and existing development tasks
  • Maintain a good relationships with all internal and external customers, through provision of a high quality service
  • Deliver projects and tasks on time and within budget
  • Lead a value engineering approach to ensure cost efficient solutions are designed that achieve company goals for profit, service and support
  • Attend site during software commissioning phases to ensure that integration testing and site acceptance testing is completed as required

Addtional duties:

  • Translate business requirements to technical design documentation
  • Write and review customer documentation
  • Perform reviews of complex customers' standard specifications and other documentation to determine software development requirements
  • Perform presentations of complex technical findings and developments to internal and external customers

What We Are Looking For

To apply for this role you should evidence:

  • Degree / HND or equivalent qualification 
  • Enthusiasm for software development and innovation
  • Structural and methodical problem solving

Required Technical Competencies

  • Extensive experience of Java programming experience
  • Knowledge of Application Servers (Wildfly, Glassfish)
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases (Oracle, SQL)

 Desired Technical Competencies

  • Java EE Environment
  • Servlet/JSP
  • EJB (Java Beans)
  • GWT (Google Web Toolkit)
  • Web services implementation
  • Understanding of TCP/IP Socket Communication
  • Automated Build Tools: Maven
  • Version Control: GIT / Subversion
  • IDE: IntelliJ IDEA
  • SW Methodologies: Agile / Scrum

Other Desired Knowledge

  • Language skills (German, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin)
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Automated Intra-logistic processes
  • Knowledge of Virtualisation (VMWare etc.)
  • Knowledge of Software/Hardware setup


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