Team

An agile software development team with a wide range of skills and experience gained working in high technology, commercial and collaborative environments.

The DSoFt Team Profile

DSoFt Solutions’ team has a wide range of skills across the software industry with both scientific and computing credentials. We are familiar with working throughout the software life cycle from specification through to testing and delivery. Our skills in gathering and interpreting complex requirements coupled with extensive experience in a research environment place DSoFt at the forefront of technical software development.

  • DSoFt Solutions is a small, flexible company of highly talented software engineers combining scientific and computing backgrounds.

  • Between us we have 50 years experience, gathering and interpreting complex requirements, at the forefront of technical software development in research and development environments.

  • Skills gained at the Daresbury Laboratory, have been transferred, augmented and applied to a varied range of commercial and research applications following our spin-out.

  • Deliver commercial solutions in close collaboration with clients.

  • Partners in UK and International development projects.

  • Software Development Environments; System Integration; Data Acquisition and Analysis; Equipment Control.

  • Object Oriented, Procedural and Scripting programming experience.

Skills and Experience

We have a unique blend of scientific and computing skills with expertise in Software Development Environments; Equipment Control; System Integration; Data Acquisition; Data Analysis; Process Control and Automation.

We custom-build complete solutions to fit your requirements, enhance existing applications and provide specific expertise to support your own team. We have developed software to integrate instrumentation into new markets; worked with R&D teams to develop high quality, commercially robust software from development code; and collaborated on international research products.

With an excellent track record in collaborating on cutting edge products at DSoFt we work closely with customers to understand their requirements and deliver well constructed solutions tailored to their needs.

Our technical competency in the leading languages, platforms and architectures ensures we always provide the best solution to meet the needs of the project and maximise benefit.

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Biographies

Steve Kinder

Steve has a BSc Honours in Physics from University of Essex and a PhD in Experimental Physics from the University of Reading. Steve has worked in Synchrotron experiment control and data acquisition for the Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy and Protein Crystallography science teams. Since founding DSoFt Steve has continued to develop his experience and software skills in a commercial environment.

Karen Ackroyd

Karen has a BSc Honours in Computational and Statistical Science from the University of Liverpool. Karen originally worked in Synchrotron machine control and since then in experiment control and data acquisition for the non-Crystalline Diffraction and Protein Crystallography science teams. Since founding DSoFt Karen has continued to develop her experience and software skills in a commercial environment.