Software Developer (Embedded)

Department / Function: Technology ~ Technology

Location: Manchester, UK, OL9 9XB

Hours: Mon-Fri

SG Gaming has an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer to join the Engineering Support team in Chadderton, Manchester. 

SG Gaming employs more than 550 people across three offices in the UK and is supported by its global gaming parent company, Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games, which employs 10,000 people in more than 50 countries on six continents. In return for their efforts, the Software Developer shall receive a competitive salary and benefits and will be supported by their manager to grow their career within the company.

This role would suit someone who enjoys being part of a busy and exciting development team, solving problems and has a flexible and results driven attitude towards their work. The successful candidate will be highly experienced in C/C++ and have experience working within an embedded development system working on (RS232 and/or USB). Additionally knowledge of PC development in Win32 API with Windows sockets (winsock) would be a distinct advantage.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with solution architects and software engineers, to design and develop a modular platform for hosting and presenting games on a variety of hardware
  • Develop and support test software for Engineering and Production
  • Support, advise and where necessary, write code for our embedded products
  • Mentor less experienced engineers to assist in knowledge transfer, across the team, to avoid single points of failure
  • Help formalise and standardise procedures and practices i.e. build server, code review process, static code analysis

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Solid C/C++ experience
  • USB programming (embedded-side and PC-side)
  • Solid Win32 API experience
  • Solid Multi-threaded application development
  • Windows sockets (winsock) experience OR interfacing to hardware through low-level protocols such as RS232
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related discipline
  • Significant professional experience covering full development life-cycle
  • Extensive knowledge of existing architectures, systems and products (not necessarily from this industry)

You will receive first class training, support and career development opportunities along with a very competitive salary and additional benefits which include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Company bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Life assurance
  • Contribution based pension scheme

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