Software Engineer : vacancy

As world leaders in X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometers and producers of MALDI ToF Mass Spectrometers for Shimadzu Corporation, we at Kratos Analytical aim to support our customers in making a real difference in the world.  Our state of the art instrumentation contributes to advancements in fields ranging from renewable energy to medical diagnostics at the world’s most prestigious academic institutions and technology companies.

This is no ordinary business so we are seeking a Software Engineer who is as enthused by our mission as we are.  As a business we value your academic calibre and industry experience but you need to recognise you could be working with some of the world’s leading figures in their fields, so credibility is earned by what you deliver, not what you’ve done before.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Software Engineer to join our software development team. You will be encouraged to bring your ideas to the table to help us produce the next generation of scientific software.

Excellent communication skills are a must for this position as is a Software Engineering/Computer Science background. You’ll be part of a team working on the full software development cycle. It’s important that applicants are comfortable designing and developing high-quality software and architecture using the latest tools available. Our ideal candidate will have an analytical mind with a positive problem-solving aptitude towards software development.

Skills Required:

  • BSc in Computer Science or Software Engineering with 3+ years commercial experience
  • C# .NET
  • Knowledge of PRISM, MVVM and WPF frameworks (Desirable)
  • Database development – MongoDB (NoSQL) or SQL
  • Unit Testing Frameworks, Microsoft Test, XUnit or NUnit
  • Experience with using Source Control tools such as GIT, Subversion etc.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools such as Bamboo, Jenkins etc.

If this sounds like the next step in your career, we look forward to receiving your application.  Our hiring managers are incredibly selective as we have large numbers of well qualified candidates for every role, so please highlight how you meet our requirements as best you can and feel free to message me if you have any questions. 

If you think you have the attributes to join the team we would like to hear from you.  Please send your CV with a covering letter marked for the attention of Laura Wilkins, HR Department, Kratos Analytical Ltd, Wharfside, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester. M17 1GP or e-mail  While we do our best, we are unable to reply to every application therefore if you have not received a response within 30 days, your application has been unsuccessful.

HR Department 29th January 2020