Collins McNicholas

C++ Engineer Software Engineer



You will be an excellent team player with good communication skills who clearly demonstrate a passion for delivering software of uncompromising quality to customers. As this role frequently requires working on a cross-functional level with other Snap-on facilities, you will be an advocate of collaboration. 

Role Responsibilities:

This position requires the design and development of software for real-time embedded automotive diagnostic applications, with the role responsibilities including, but not limited to the below:

  • Design and implementation of software for handheld automotive diagnostic products.
  • Collaborate with global Product Development Teams in all Snap-on locations.
  • Collaborate with Applications Engineers in the development of innovative software solutions for vehicle specific functions and issues.
  • Product validation and testing.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • A degree (or equivalent) in Software Development (or an equivalent discipline).
  • Experienced in C/C++.
  • Embedded systems development for 32-bit microcontrollers.
  • GUI development experience.
  • Experience integrating with web services.
  • Cross-platform development using a range of IDE’s .
  • Proficient with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or later.
  • Knowledge of internet protocols HTTP, TCP/IP.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of test-driven development, unit testing/refactoring.
  • Team-oriented attitude.
  • Experience working with source control systems.
  • Interest in automotive/industrial technologies.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Phil on 021 4911064 or email

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