Lead Embedded Software Engineer

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2019-05-16 07:41:031970-01-01 Enterprise Recruitment
Job Type Permanent
Location Cambridge
Area Cambridgeshire, England Cambridge
Sector Software - Embedded
Salary £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: extensive - see ad
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Jamie Harris
Job Ref 1668LJH
This is the ideal role for a very Senior Embedded Software Engineer who wants to continue in hands on technical work, take the lead on projects but is not particularly interested in man management. 

Although a large company, this organisation has a relatively flat structure and have recently won an award for being an outstanding employer to work for.  They have a very long list of attributes that make them stand out from the crowd - 

As well as the usual corporate benefits package and performance related bonus schemes, employees benefit from a very active social club that has created a “family feel” to the company, free lunch and breakfast, structured career development plans that allow staff to thrive within both technical disciplines and leadership roles, a very large budget for employee training and perhaps most importantly there is an incredible amount of variety in technical work – Embedded Software Engineers typically work on 2-3 different projects at once and in turn, the company have a very low turnover of staff.

They are currently looking for Lead Embedded Software Engineers to design and write low level software for complex electronics systems within a range of radio based Wireless applications including telecommunications, medical, engineering and consumer goods. Recent examples include the Hardware and Software development of a wireless healthcare telemetry system, an Aerospace radio system, a satellite communication unit and various wireless IoT developments.

In most cases, the Lead embedded software engineer will work with one or more software or hardware engineers as part of a multidisciplinary project team. You may also participate in meetings with clients from time to time. The company define embedded software as software working at the electronics/software boundary and/or in a constrained environment (e.g. tight memory, low power).

Lead Embedded Software Engineer minimum requirements

Background in embedded software, degree in a relevant subject such as electronic engineering or computer science, embedded C, understanding of both hardware and software, understanding of build systems and source control, passion for technical problems.

Lead Embedded Software Engineer desirable requirements

Understanding of wireless communications systems, RF
Windows programming
Scripting languages, Python
Regulated environments such as medical, security, automotive, safety critical


Position: Embedded Software Engineer
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £60-75k
Benefits: Profit share scheme, Pension, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Free canteen (lunch, breakfast and refreshments), 25 days holiday, Relocation assistance, Flexible working hours.
Key Skills: Embedded C, communications software
Apply: jamie AT enterpriserecruitment DOT com

If you don’t fit this requirement exactly but are interested in this type of work feel free to e-mail a CV as you may be suitable for similar positions we are recruiting for.  I specialise in recruiting software engineers for electronics and technology companies throughout the UK.

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