Software Developer

  • Job Reference: 00002894-1
  • Date Posted: 10 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Unlocking Potential
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Salary: £21,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: (Remote working)
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Primary Industry, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a talented software developer to join our small development team. Due to the small size of the team, this position would give a large diversity in the programming roles and key tasks will include:
  • Designing software features to meet customer’s needs.
  • Integrating new features into the current software package.
  • Renewable Energy data analysis and simulation.
  • Data visualisation.
  • Development of cross-platform GUI
  • Asynchronous and distributed server development (written in Python orientated around Asyncio, and Dask).
  • Other areas might include API design, web development, performance/testing, deployment/packaging, and cluster orchestration.


You will be joining a small team of developers helping to contribute features, and architect software/infrastructure decisions to best serve the products requirements.

You will be contributing to code-bases with an emphasis on asynchronous and distributed computation, giving the opportunity to learn a variety of modern tools for parallel/distributed computation, cross-platform GUI development, continuous integration, and deployment.

You will contribute to the development of our internal software in preparation for public launch and play a key role in the design.

Required Personal skills and qualifications

  • A passion & enthusiasm for renewable energy and for new technology research.
  • BSC in computer science or equivalent (or alternatively, related disciplines such as applied maths, engineering, physics or other similar qualification with sufficiently strong emphasis on programming).
  • Proficient in Python
  • Familiarity with C/C++
  • Interest in data analysis
  • Ability to write clean readable maintainable code
  • Familiarity with cloud computing/Amazon Web Services/general distributed computing
  • Familiarity with Linux operating system (application is cross-platform: win/mac/Linux)
  • Applicants must have (and be able to prove) the right to work in the UK

Desirable Personal skills and qualifications:

  • Masters degree level or above qualification is desirable.
  • Knowledge/experience of Deployment
  • Expert/Advanced level Python
  • Proven and demonstrable skills in a relevant programming role


Company Description

Wave Venture is a specialist renewable energy consultancy and software provider. We offer advice to those looking to invest in wave energy, conducting R&D and planning wave energy developments. Our most recent development is in novel techno-economic assessment and optimisation software for wave energy – which is where you come in.

Drawing together over 50 years of experience in wave energy, engineering and development we’ve got big plans for the future – come and join us on our journey.

Other Application Details

This is a permanent contract, with a start as soon as possible.

To make an application please click APPLY now, where you will be redirected  to an external website to complete your application. 

Deadline for Applications: 9th March 2021