Embedded Software Engineer

Ref: AH/ 2000253

Location: Cambs

Salary: negotiable

Purpose of Role

Based in Cambridgeshire, our client is a world leader in industrial print systems development, and their technology is used worldwide in a wide range of print applications.

To work as part of the product development team with the specific responsibility for developing code for the company's Datapath products.

The successful candidate will be responsible for defining and developing the specifications for the code used in the products

Supporting existing code base and fixing issues as required

Key Accountabilities

  • Create and review detailed design specifications for embedded software used in the company's electronics, following the product lifecycle
  • Develop test software for use in a production environment
  • Design and validate well documented, structured, modular, maintainable robust code
  • Align deliverables with Program Schedules
  • Analyse and fix complex software and system issues

Key Challenges

  • Staying focused on the end goal / deliverable
  • Responding to unexpected changes in priorities
  • Work under pressure when required
  • Work towards tight deadlines

Person Specification

  • Diligent with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to investigate and analyse complex systems in a methodical way
  • Resourceful and proactive in solving problems
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Ability to communicate complex issues to a wide audience

Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • 1st or 2.1 Class Honours degree in Electronic Engineering or Computer Science
  • A minimum of five years' experience of developing Embedded Software using C, C++ for high reliability products
  • In depth knowledge of:
    • C, C++, C#
    • Developing low level code
    • Good understanding of hardware design and ability to analyse electronic schematics
    • Experience developing device drivers in a realtime operating system environment
    • Microcontroller/CPU architecture
    • maintaining and updating an existing code base
    • Version control and defect management tracking software

Questor is acting as an employment agency in relation to this advert. Due to the effectiveness of online advertising and the response levels that it can generate, it is often impossible for us to respond to every applicant. As a professional company we gladly welcome applications from persons of any age and background and do not intend to discriminate with advert text and terminology.


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