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Careers at Dashboard

Driving industrial development and change

At Dashboard we have ambitious goals, and a dedicated team working to solving some of the most complex challenges in industry.

Our open and transparent culture empowers the team to dive in, experiment and deliver outputs at the leading edge of what is technologically possible today.

Dashboard is a clean-tech company rooted in the transformational power of data analysis. Our goals are to reduce environmental industrial impacts, improve safety, increase transparency/accountability, reduce cost, mitigate security risk and minimise process interruptions. Each and every one of these objectives can be achieved by analysing past performance, understanding the present and by making predictions about future improvements.

Humans behind the data

In order to achieve these goals, we must not forget to maintain the human element behind the data. This is another key strength behind our platform. Our personal beliefs shape how we strive to run our business, where the following apply:

  • We are empowering and trusting (with an associated expectation of excellence), we therefore give people the space and resources to do their job.
  • We are open and transparent and therefore honest about all aspects of the business.
  • We are warm and humane, treating people with respect and in the correct manner.
  • We are resilient with high personal and professional standards and therefore we demonstrate mental and moral resilience to deliver excellent results.
  • We are collaborative and agile and therefore harness the power of collaboration and adaptability to achieve innovative progress.

These core values define not only our corporate attitude, but how we interact as an organisation. As our business grows we are determined to maintain these values. If you are interested in a role at Dashboard we hope that these sentiments strike a chord. Read below to see our current opportunities.

Join us, strap in and enjoy the journey.

Current vacancies

The Position

Job title: Financial/Management Accountant

Department: Finance

Location: Exeter office with flexible work options

Reports to: CEO/COO

Salary: £30,000 – 35,000 depending on experience


Job Purpose

Dashboard is a late-stage start-up and therefore this job description provides a broad handrail for the responsibilities of the role. However, it is important to recognise that, synonymous with the start-up stage, you will be expected to roll up your sleeves and tackle other challenges as they arise.  A strong candidate will readily adapt to these challenges and get stuck in.  

To be successful in this role you will need to be an accomplished and qualified financial accountant, ideally with 5 years practical experience.  The job will be varied, ranging from standard accounting routines through to involvement in commercial projects, system reviews and implementation, as well as representing finance to senior management.

You will be responsible for the financial health of the company, produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research and you will provide decision support to senior staff.

Key Responsibilities

· Timely submission of accounts to Company House including Balance Sheet, financial statements and other necessary statutory filings. 

· Contract outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary.

· Run Payroll, ensure RTI compliance, Administer Company Private Medical scheme, Company pension, produce year end P11D, monitor HMRC Account Compliance.  Ensure accurate determination of employees PAYE and NI contributions.

· Communicate and solve queries/issues with HMRC on company PAYE/NI/VAT/R&D Tax credits

· Coordinate with internal teams on verification of revenue and suppliers payment invoices

· Coordinate with Bank to ensure upkeep of real-time cashflow balances, including overdraft payments that attract interested payments. 

· Consistent upkeep of monthly bank statements for due diligence and proof to HMRC.

· Collate monthly DASHBOARD revenues and expenses and translate into year-end Balance sheet and P&L consolidated accounts.

· Work out basic HMRC tax credit claims for R&D.

· Stay up to date with:

  • Changes in UK accounting standards applicable to DASHBOARD. 
  • Ensuring the business meets its financial statutory/compliance obligations, including statutory accounting and tax issues.
  • Technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes.

· Input data into company Xero accounting system.

· Administer the finance of company R&D grants, provide monthly reports, input onto appropriate web portals, monitor payments and arrange external audits.

· Monitor cash flow. Provide insights on the financial health of the organisation.

· Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, including payroll, invoicing, purchase receipts, expenses.

· Review financial data and prepare monthly Management Accounts and annual reports ready for financial audit.

· Present financial reports to board members, stakeholders and executives and occasionally present them in formal meetings.

· Review employee expenses and make reimbursements. Track expenses as they relate to specific projects and jobs.

· Manage Company credit card and make payments.

Key Relationships

Chairman, COO, CFO, Team

Knowledge and Experience

· Experience with bookkeeping practices.

· Knowledge of accounting terminology, experience with accounting systems.

· Understanding of filing systems.

· Knowledge of accountant rules and legislation, Ability to detect inconsistencies.

· An analytical mind – attention to detail and desire to probe data

· Ability to develop strong working relationships

· Commercial and business awareness

· Proficient, native level communication skills in English– both written and verbal

· Ability to stick to time constraints

Qualifications

Either  ACCA, ACA or CIMA

 

Competencies

  • Must arrive capable and competent on Xero or equivalent accounting software – critical. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Attention to detail, analytical, critical thinking, problem solving.
  • Contact: careers@dashboard.net

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure this job description provides a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of this role, all employees may be required to undertake other reasonable tasks as requested from time to time.  

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

Click here to apply to the role

Job title: Hardware Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Exeter office with occasional home working possible
Reports to: Engineering Manager

At Dashboard, we’re committed to enabling and delivering the next generation of IoT capability to the industrial and energy sectors.  As a Hardware Engineer within the Dashboard team, you will be responsible and accountable for an area of hardware development. This will include one or more of, communications, power, or other digital circuitry, and could also include some or all of the associated firmware used within each subsystem.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a competent electronic engineer, ideally with a degree in electronic engineering or a similar discipline (relevant experience alone will also be considered). Experience in design for manufacturing is particularly desired.

Dashboard is a late-stage startup, and as such responsibilities are likely to change as the company expands. A strong candidate will readily adapt to new technical roles and challenges.

  • Contribute to high-level discussions on hardware development.
  • Assist with the design and prototyping of new electronic hardware systems.
  • Hand/Pick and place components and soldering.
  • Fault finding and testing of electronic prototypes and PCBs.
  • Final design and validation of PCBs for manufacture.

Key Relationships

Hardware Engineers, Project Manager, Engineering Manager, Product/Marketing/Commercial Team, Support Team.

Essential

  • Min 2 years experience as an Electronics Development Engineer.
  • Product design and DFM experience, including PCB design.
  • Experienced in product compliance and component selection.
  • Ability and willingness to continually learn new skills as needed.
  • A good communicator, able to write clear and comprehensive reports.

Desirable

  • Experience in writing MCU firmware.
  • Experience and knowledge of encryption implementation.
  • Communications hardware design.
  • Industrial instrumentation, control or IoT experience.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Electronics, Physics, Computer Science or similar.
  • AND / OR substantial verifiable experience.

Competencies

  • Full Life-cycle Hardware Design.
  • Circuit design software.
  • PCB design software.
  • C and C++ programming.

As part of the interview process, we would like to discuss examples of previous development projects you have completed in python.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure this job description provides a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of this role, all employees may be required to undertake other reasonable tasks as requested from time to time.  

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age 

** No Agencies please **

Click here to apply to the role

Job title: Software Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Exeter, with some home working possible
Reports to: Senior Software Engineer

Job Purpose

At Dashboard, we’re committed to enabling the next generation to achieve success in the IoT industry – it is essential for sustained evolution.  As a Software Engineer within the Dashboard team, you will be responsible and accountable for an area of software development and maintenance of that software once it goes live, working within a small team.

We are looking for someone who enjoys tackling different problems in a structured way and is a highly motivated self-starter. Our engineering team members should have great interpersonal and communication skills and a strong desire to deliver the best possible solution for our clients, whilst maximizing value.

We pride ourselves on having a dynamic team and knowing the value of a team. You should be an excellent team player who recognises the strength of the team as a whole and can find their role within the Dashboard team. Typical qualities of a Dashboard engineer are:

  • Innovative and analytical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Motivation, enthusiasm and commitment
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • The ability to tackle complex problems and a willingness to always learn
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken word with an ability to successfully engage with team members and clients

The ideal candidates will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working. As your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the development life-cycle, from strategy to implementation, and to take on assignments in different sectors. This will provide you with a broad base of experience from which to build an outstanding career.

Key Responsibilities

Dashboard is a late-stage startup, and as such responsibilities are likely to change as the company expands. A strong candidate will readily adapt to new technical roles and challenges.

  • Responsible for developing features, fixing bugs, updating applications and services
  • Part of a small close team all learning from each other
  • Included in high level software discussions
  • Helping with Dashboard internal applications and project or other work when possible
  • Working closely with clients to understand their needs and working with the Dashboard platform
  • Work planning
  • Helping us to grow our software engineering practice

Key Relationships

Senior Software Engineer, other team members, Product Owner, Scrum Master/Project Manager, Product/Marketing/Commercial TeamKnowledge & Experience

Essential

  • At least 1 years commercial experience developing with Python Django
  • At least 1 years experience with JavaScript and Frameworks (Vue)
  • Experience with NodeJS and web servers (Fastify)
  • Deployed and supported applications into a live environment
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of software development methodologies such as Agile
  • Develop understanding of common programming models (client/server, web based, integration)
  • DevOps understanding and technologies (such as git, Docker, CircleCi)

Desirable

  • An interest in IoT or IIoT
  • IoT messaging protocols (MQTT, etc)
  • Experience with or exposure to event-driven micro service architecture
  • Exposure to C#, dotnet core & Go

Qualifications

Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related subject or considerable competence and enthusiasm for the topic backed up by demonstrable experience.

Competencies

  • Python and Django
  • VueJS or similar framework.
  • C# or Java
  • Postgres or similar SQL based language
  • Mongo DB or similar NOSQL solution.

As part of the interview process, we would like to discuss examples of previous development projects you have completed in python.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure this job description provides a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of this role, all employees may be required to undertake other reasonable tasks as requested from time to time.  

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age 

** No Agencies please **