Johnson Controls Principal Software Engineer in County Antrim, United Kingdom

Principal Software Engineer

*WHO WE ARE: * Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

The Segment Our world-leading access control, video and intrusion brands - American Dynamics, Bentel, CEM Systems, DSC, Kantech, Software House and Sur-Gard - have more combined years of experience in the security industry than any other group in the world. Our security integration platforms, built by our developers from across all product disciplines allow our customers to see more, do more, and save more.

Job Overview American Dynamics is a $300M business based in Belfast, US, China and India with over 400 employees. American Dynamics maintains a significant Research and Development presence in Belfast. The successful candidate will perform a key technical role within the Software Team through designing, developing and delivering software components for the AD portfolio of video surveillance products.

Job Responsibilities As a Principal Software Engineer, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: Designing, developing, testing and maintaining software, providing technical leadership in the design and product specification process, developing technical documentation in-line with industry best practices, interfacing with other functions with the business to ensure the timely delivery of high quality products. Adhering to development processes including code reviews, design reviews and coding guidelines, act as an enthusiastic and motivated member of the product development team, maintain knowledge of new technologies in the field of security systems.

Location The job will be based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and may involve a degree of travel to other companies within the segment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Although no job description can adequately detail the full scope of duties necessary, the requirements listed below are a representation of the levels of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform these activities.

Education & Experience You must possess a BSc Hons Degree Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or combination of education (HND,HNC) and work related experience, be able to demonstrate a track record of commercial software design and development and possess experience or knowledge of all software development phases - product feature definition through code maintenance.

Essential Competencies & Skills You must possess extensive experience in software development in C/C in a Unix/Linux/Embedded Linux Environment., including some of the following: Open Source Software Integration, Software Security Mechanisms, UDP/IP, TCP/IP, Sockets, low level file I/O, Process and Process control, Signal handling, STL, Video/Audio Standards, Relational Databases and Web Technologies. You’re also going to need excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills as well as being confident in the leadership and execution of software development methods and processes.

Desirable Competencies & Skills It will also be a bonus to your application if you have experience with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, Perl), automated build systems (e.g. Jenkins), network analysis tools (e.g. Wireshark) and video streaming technologies.

Job: *Engineering

Organization: *Bldg Technologies & Solutions

Title: Principal Software Engineer

Location: GB-County Antrim-Belfast

Requisition ID: 158389