Senior Software Engineer

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Date: 29-Apr-2017

Location: Woking, GB

McLaren Racing has one single mission: To win Grands Prix and World Championships.  To design, build and operate a Formula One car at race-winning levels requires focus, ambition, imagination, dedication and attention to detail.

We're looking for an experienced software engineer to help us take our bespoke data analysis software applications to the next level.  You'll need an obvious passion for coding and a significant interest in new technologies.  The role will be involved in all stages of the development life cycle from initial analysis to deployment, so you'll need to be able to elicit requirements and see them through to delivery using best practice agile techniques.

About You

  • You have a strong academic background with a BSc in Computer Science or equivalent discipline (2:1 or above)
  • You’re an excellent coder and you know what good software architecture looks like, and why it's important
  • You understand how to engineer quality software, you know your BDD from your TDD, and recognise the benefits of peer review
  • You have years of experience with .NET, C#, and WPF, and you're at home writing data intensive, multi-threaded, desktop applications
  • You recognise the importance of continuous learning and sharing that knowledge with others
  • You enjoy solving problems, choosing the simplest and most elegant approach over the complex one

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Proven experience of commercial C#/.NET development experience
  • Experience conforming to SOLID software engineering principles
  • Experience in handling large amounts of data in a high throughput environment
  • Experience of multi-threaded application development with scalable performance
  • High competency in written and oral English language


  • Experience with cloud-scale computing (Azure or AWS)
  • Any experience with MATLAB would be beneficial but not required
  • Any experience leading an agile development team
  • Previous experience developing data analysis/visualisation applications

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