big planet recruitment

Current Programming Vacancies

Associate Software Engineer - Gateshead, UK – (Ref 644)


Our client is seeking an Associate Software Engineer to join its Special Projects team, working on virtual reality and visualisation projects for high profile automotive and technology clients. The Associate Software Engineer will assist the Senior Software Engineer with all demo-related projects, including set-up and coding.

This is an exciting opportunity to start or accelerate your career within commercial visualisation, working with the latest cutting edge virtual reality hardware to push to the boundaries of our existing technology and offer innovative solutions to clients.

You’ll be mentored by an experienced team of creative technologists and given a structured development plan to fast track yourcareer. We offer a competitive starting salary, comprehensive relocation support and an excellent benefits package which includes flexible working hours, pension scheme and life insurance.


To develop, write, debug and implement system code and authoring tools.

Write clear, maintainable and portable code.

Test and refine project features throughout the development cycle of the project.

Development of android and iOS applications.

Support sales team with on and off site demonstrations.


Graduate in relevant discipline able to demonstrate skills through demos / examples of work and source code.

Android development experience.

Excellent problem solving skills illustrated through strong debugging ability.

Solid understanding of memory allocation in both c# and c++.

Understanding of Object Oriented Programming.

Experience of collaborating with other programmers

Experience using Unity is preferred.

Experience with Amazon Web Services or similar technologies is a plus.

Strong interest in visualisation and virtual reality,passionate about technology.


Flexible Working

Free Drinks and Snacks

Break Out Area

Cycle to Work Scheme

Childcare Voucher Scheme

Sports Leagues


Pay Review System

Personal Development Reviews

Company Training Academy

International Travel

Life insurance

Pension Scheme

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