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Software Project Engineer

Salary notes: 
Competitive - pay review every January
Job/scheme locations: 
Pease Pottage
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 


What will you be doing?

Working on real client projects. There are many large-scale projects being worked on at any one time across a variety of different manufacturing industries. As an engineer at Lighthouse, you will work across many disciplines, writing reliable and maintainable code to tailor product for customer needs and deliver outstanding solutions. You will also have access to work directly with anyone in the business, enabling strong knowledge share so you will know about how the product is used day to day.

You will travel the world. As part of the project team, you will get the chance to travel all over the world, visiting our customers to understand their requirements and see first-hand how the software is going to be used. This level of access gives you a unique insight into how the product needs to be shaped going forward, as well as providing the detailed understanding enabling you to extend the product for the customer’s needs.
You will get to work with a variety of technologies, building extensions to the product that tailor the application for a projects specific requirements. You will be doing development in C#, SQL and JSON to achieve this.
Additionally, much of the power in our solutions comes in the ability to connect with external systems. The variety in these systems is vast meaning you could be writing an interface in C# one day or building a web service the next. Engineers are listened to throughout every stage of the product and directly influence and contribute to the technical choices made for the project.


  • Competitive salary reviewed every 12 months
  • Relocation Package
  • Holidays including Bank holidays and Christmas off
  • Free Lunch, drinks and snacks provided daily
  • Pension
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme – we are registered with Evans Cycle Ride-to-Work Scheme – this is an employee benefit scheme that provides tax and NI savings up to 42% on a bike
  • Regular social events 
  • Learning and Training – we’ll contribute towards books, courses and conferences that help you learn and grow in your role
  • Regular check ins to help shape your future path

Application Process

  • Complete our online questionnaire not forgetting to attach your CV
  • Two tests online - Logical reasoning and Competency
  • Video Interview
  • Assessment Day

Our assessments day are to give you the feel of the company, we have small groups of six candidates following the same format below:

  • Two interviews - One with our Technical guru, testing out your skills and the second with our Technical Director, looking through your experience.  
  • Group exercise 
  • 5 minute presentation to the group


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More about this vacancy

South East
Number of vacancies: 
6 to 10
Life assurance, Pension scheme (with company contribution)
Extra benefits: 
Free lunch everyday, free car park space, social events
Degree requirements: 
Skills required: 
C# SQL Java .Net
Degree subjects accepted: 
Computer science & IT