Software Engineer with Actual Analytics Actual Analytics is an ambit ious venture capital funded start-up company based in central Edinburgh developing revolutionary video analytics software for the pharmaceutical industry. Actual is developing solutions using over 40 years co mbined experience within our highly skilled R&D team, and explo iting proprietary IP developed at the University of Edinburgh. As a result of a recent round of funding we are looking to expand our small and highly skilled R&D team wit h motivated indiv iduals who are looking for a challenge, and enjoy wo rking in a focused, dynamic environ ment. The role involves leading the development of the company’s client -based products, which interface with hardware and web-services. Development is mostly in C/C++ with bridges to Java. We are looking for someone who takes an active interest in technology and software development as a hobby as well as a job. Your responsibilities will be: Designing the client-based products Implementing the client-based products using best practices Test planning, and testing client-based products Documenting functionality related to client-based products Reviewing and clearly co mmun icating ongoing development activities, providing technical reports, presentations, and recommendations to management Academic qualifications / e xperience: Good degree (1st /2.1 Hons) Engineering or Maths focus At least 3 years commercial software develop ment experience Essential technical skills: C/ C++ & Java Experience writ ing software that interfaces with hardware Desirable skills: Design patterns & UM L modeling Video / Image capture hardware / SDK experience General skills: Good inter-personal/communications skills Confident working in a s mall team Dependable when working under tight deadlines Good time management skills You should be an enthusiastic developer who displays a strong sense of ownership and pride in your code. You must be comfortable discussing your ideas to both technical peers and non -technical users. If you have a development background gained from working in a software house or technology business , you would be a more natural fit to this organization. How to Apply: No Agencies Please. We will consider strong candidates at any time but applicat ions on or prior to 14/04/2010 will be given preference. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with an up to date CV, including current salary details and notice period, and a covering letter / mp 3 / video highlighting why you believe you are a good fit for the position.