Stevens Traceability Systems is a market leader in traceability and weighing systems that are used by the UK’s top food production manufacturers who sell to supermarkets and other food retailers.

With over 160 years of experience, Stevens also works with other sectors including cash, courier, healthcare, automotive and industrial, delivering high-quality software and hardware solutions.

About you

We are looking for an experienced Software Developer who can hit the ground running and be part of our growing software team.

As our Software Developer, you will be central to the development of our renowned software for a vast array of clients in the UK and Ireland, as well as new projects, documentation, bug fixing, and testing where required.

The ideal candidate would be a mid to senior level.


  • This is a full-time role, working Monday to Friday with working hours based on a flexi-time model.
  • You will get 26 days of annual leave per year, plus bank holidays.
  • In addition, the company offers a matched pension scheme, as well as Employee Life Insurance which pays out x4 your annual salary.
  • The company culture is a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with a small business feel. Everyone knows who everybody is and will happily help you when asked. Food is usually central to socialising, especially when our clients give us goodies.
  • Sources of food and drink are also not far from reach as we’re located just off Junction 6 of the M65 motorway close to local supermarkets, coffee, and fast-food chains, as well as Frontier Park services. Blackburn town centre is also just a short drive away.
  • We also have a large, free car park for staff.

Experience and Skills

  • Good knowledge of object orientated design and design patterns
  • Experience programming in Java and/or C#
  • Experience of working with SQL Databases
  • Experience of Hibernate and RDB persistence mapping
  • Experience of working with source control systems (GIT)
  • Experience working with Maven and other build tools
  • Knowledge or experience in web development technologies
  • Some knowledge or experience with multi-platform development languages
  • Knowledge of industry-standard languages and testing frameworks
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, personal initiative, and an innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Knowledge of working practices and design methodologies such as Agile & Waterfall
  • Capable of defining, developing, and maintaining full software
  • Software development, design, code, test
  • Desired Skills: Java, C#, Spring Boot, React, JavaScript, REST, .Net, XML, CSS, HTML


  • A degree in software development, ideally at a minimum of a 2.1 level


A competitive salary is available for the right person, based on experience.

If you would like to apply for the role, please click the link below and provide your CV along with a covering letter.

For an informal, confidential chat before applying, please use the link below and provide your name and contact number and the best time to contact you, and we will give you a call.