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CAD Software Developer (home based, UK)

Our client has been involved in bespoke software development for nearly 35 years, helping customers mainly in the engineering, construction and retail industries improve their productivity through the production of easy-to-use, efficient software applications. They have a proven track-record of producing bespoke CAD-based solutions that provide the productivity gains or USP that the customer requires, quickly and efficiently.

General Job Summary: An application developer will be involved in every element of the bespoke CAD based development process, from initial customer discussions and specification of the project, through interface design, planning, programming and implementation of the software. They will require self-motivation and creativity to produce quality innovative solutions whilst liaising closely with the customer to ensure the software meets exact requirements. The developer will be part of a team but will be expected to work autonomously on a given task, often with more than one ongoing project on their plate. A developer will be expected to gain industry-specific knowledge (in construction and engineering) in order to successfully write certain programs.


  • Work as part of a small team of developers, in a fast-moving environment, providing solutions to customers
  • Be able to clearly communicate concepts and ideas to colleagues and customers
  • Using creativity to come up with innovative solutions to challenging problems
  • Manage multiple priorities; plan and track work to deliver results on time
  • Be adaptable and keen to learn new technologies and methods
  • Share solutions and techniques with colleagues to come up with novel solutions as part of a team Requirements: Essential experience:
  • No specific degree or formal training is required; however, it is vital that a candidate has an excellent understanding of 2D and 3D Maths and Geometry
  • The candidate should have an extensive (2 years+ at least, preferably more) experience of either: o the .Net environment preferably in C#, VB or C++ would also be helpful. or o Typescript using technologies such as Angular & React.
  • A good knowledge of Visual Studio or Visual Studio Code
  • Knowledge of CAD and/or Graphics development
  • Object-oriented techniques
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Industry-knowledge of construction and engineering is desirable, however an ability to learn and self-teach industry-knowledge is critical
  • Interact with and support others effectively via teamwork and diplomacy

Beneficial experience:

  • VB.Net, ASP.Net, Direct X, HTML, XML, SQL, Java
  • Open-Design technologies e.g. Teigha
  • DevExpress
  • InstallShield
  • Jenkins
  • Redgate SmartAssembly
  • An interest in new programming technologies

To £65,000 depending on experience – home based.

    • Location: Home based
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£50000 - £60000