Embedded Software Engineer

Saxon Recruitment Solutions
£25,000 per annum
06 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This leading environmental and safety technology group which designs and manufactures specialist Control equipment are seeking an experienced Embedded Software Engineer / Firmware Engineer with solid skills and experience in low level ANSI C, Embedded C for Real-Time Embedded Programming, C/C++.


  • Design and development of embedded software including safety critical real-time control systems
  • Development of new products and support for existing products.
  • Some projects will focus on adding features to existing hardware/ software platforms, software must be formed with future expansion / maintenance in mind
  • System wide architectural design.

About You

  • Degree in Electronics Engineering or similar
  • Proven capabilities in the development of embedded systems with involvement throughout the design process from specification to the realisation of saleable products
  • Experience of complex embedded software design in real-time environments
  • Product integrity is fundamental within this industry and the candidate must consistently demonstrate best practice design & development techniques and processes
  • A creative approach to problem solving combined with an understanding of the constraints and needs of the business
  • A self-starter able to work independently, as part of a team and able to take responsibility
  • A methodical approach to tasks, with strong analytical skills and an eye for detail and precision
  • The ability to thrive under pressure
  • Experience of writing embedded software in the context of interacting with external electronics / real world.
  • Knowledge of life safety critical or industrial products (Desirable)
  • Implementation knowledge of modern communication methods for data transfer (Desirable)
  • Experience of writing embedded software utilising a Real Time Operating System, RTOS (Desirable)
  • PC programming and embedded hardware design skills. (Desirable)