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Who we are

We are Shearwell Data.  Formed in 1990 with a vision not just to provide animal identification solutions for farmers but also to empower those farmers through the data they collect.  Today our range of solutions has expanded to include the manufacture of ear tags for cattle, sheep and pigs as well as farm management software and apps for beef and sheep farmers, electronic identification systems for livestock and web-based databases for data storage, data transfer and comparison. 

Where we are

Beautiful Exmoor!  We’re a privately-owned company and we are housed in purpose-built premises on a working sheep farm.  There’s no underground here and no buses stop outside, but then there are no traffic jams either. Instead we have glorious countryside, a warm, friendly working environment and we're a fast-growing hi-tech agribusiness.

Where we're going

Today there are more than 120 of us working in locations around the world and we are growing fast.  This is a great place to work and to grow.  Take a look at the current vacancies (below) or just get in touch with a cover letter about what drives you as well as a copy of your CV.


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Current Vacancies

Software Developer Vacancy

We are seeking a skilled C# developer to join our team and contribute to the development of our livestock management software. In this role, you will be part of a fast-paced team responsible for creating solutions from the ground up, using Blazor and MAUI.

We are looking for a developer that possesses the ability to write clean, functional code that can contribute to our team, working on our exciting new products. You will have a keen eye for detail and are comfortable in the full development lifecycle – from inception and architecture through to identifying and resolving defects. Problem solving skills and effective communication are essential, as you will be working closely with internal teams on innovative solutions.

Your primary objective will be to collaborate within our development team to design, develop, and maintain high-quality software solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write clean, scalable code
  • Revise, update, refactor and debug code
  • Maintain existing software solutions
  • Test and deploy code changes
  • Participate in requirements analysis
  • Collaborate with internal teams and contribute towards software design and architecture

Key Skills

  • Proven commercial experience as a C# Software Developer
  • Excellent knowledge of ORM frameworks, ideally Entity Framework
  • Familiarity with .NET, Blazor, SQL and design/architectural patterns
  • Strong frontend skills (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Familiarity with architecture styles/APIs (REST, RPC) and JWT
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of SOLID design principles
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Azure
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of MAUI would be advantageous

In the first instance, please send a CV and cover letter to Marcus Arnold, Shearwell Data Ltd, Putham, Wheddon Cross, Minehead, Somerset. TA24 7AS. (No agencies) marcus.arnold@shearwell.co.uk


International Sales Manager

Shearwell Data Limited has an extremely exciting opportunity for an International Sales Manager to join us as a member of the management team. Shearwell provides livestock identification and management solutions to farmers across many territories. Reporting into the Global Head of Marketing & Communications, you will have overall responsibility for increasing brand awareness and meeting sales targets. Using your knowledge of the market, contacts within the industry and your commercial and negotiating skills you will support and develop the business.

Candidates of specific interest are those with international market knowledge and experience in the livestock sector.

This will be a remote position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead all international sales activities.
  • Develop and execute international sales strategy to agreed targets within agreed timeframes.
  • Monitor and respond to tenders.
  • Help to identify threats and opportunities in the marketplace.
  • Research regulatory requirements specific to each country.

Candidate Profile

  • Ambitious driven individual with excellent industry knowledge, and contacts.
  • Significant commercial experience including a proven track record in a sales role in the Agri sector, with knowledge of sheep, cattle and pigs.
  • Excellent communicator and negotiator.
  • Empathetic to cultural differences and used to travelling extensively.
  • Active understanding of business processes and financial data - strong analytical skills.
  • Innovator - able to look forward.
  • Willingness to travel within Europe and globally as the role demands.
  • Multilingual- Fluent in English.
  • Ideally experienced in tender applications.

Remuneration:

An excellent salary, bonus scheme and pension is offered.

In the first instance, please send a CV and cover letter to Louise Burge, Shearwell Data Ltd, Putham, Wheddon Cross, Minehead, Somerset. TA24 7AS. (No agencies) louise.burge@shearwell.co.uk