• Junior Desktop Software Developer

    Location UK-Bristol
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Information Technology/Software Development
    Location Details
    Bristol, UK
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
    Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    The Energy division of global engineering consultancy DNV GL works at the cutting edge of renewable energy. Our expertise helps clients around the world to get the most out of wind farms, solar farms and new technologies including wave, tidal and energy storage.


    The Software Tools & Products (STP) department is our in-house software team designing, creating and managing applications relied upon by engineers across the renewable energy industry on desktop, web and mobile platforms.


    We are looking for a junior to mid-level software developer to help us work towards forthcoming releases of our flagship desktop software products for the design and analysis of wind and tidal turbines.


    This exciting role in our agile development team involves working closely with other developers, testers, UX designers and engineering specialists to develop the next generation of wind and tidal turbine design tools. The successful applicant will participate in the design, development, testing, and code review for the project, as well as support and maintenance of existing releases.


    Bladed & Tidal Bladed

    Bladed provides worldwide wind turbine and component manufacturers, certification agencies, design consultants and research organisations with a design tool that has been extensively validated against measured data from a wide range of turbines. With a Windows-based user interface, it is the market leading wind and tidal turbine design tool. Recent completed features include:

    • a cloud-based calculation platform
    • 3D result animation
    • a public API

    Position Qualifications

    • Good academic record with 2:1 degree or above in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
    • Development of object oriented desktop software
    • Experience developing tools for design and\or engineering purposes
    • Experience with Microsoft .Net development stack
    • Builds good personal and professional relationships and collaborates to create results
    • Able to estimate and complete work within deadlines
    • Able to work independently to tackle complex technical problems
    • Comfortable working in a dynamic team with agile processes

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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