Principal/Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Principal/Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Job Title: Principal/Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895729_1554104193
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 01, 2019 08:36

Job Description

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Our client is a UK based electronics solutions provider operating in both the defence and aerospace sectors. They provide secure communications systems and intelligence gathering technologies.

They are looking for a Senior and Principal embedded software engineer to help Define, architect, design, develop, document and test embedded and/or application software as part of a software engineering team, within the Information Assurance Business Unit, delivering multiple concurrent research, development and production programmes ranging from tens of £k to several £m.

Key Responsibilities

*Architect, specify requirements, design, implement and test C and C++ embedded software in accordance with the project software development process to ensure high quality and timely software deliverables.
*Apply object oriented design techniques to enable code re-use and integration with testing frameworks
*Review and understand system design artefacts to enable the derivation of software requirements and architecture that meet the high-level system requirements.
*Design, document, review and maintain the software design using modelling tools such as RSA and EA, ensuring model can be used for accurate code generation as required.
*Develop and maintain knowledge of best practice development processes, language standards and tools, e.g. TDD/BDD, Continuous Integration, DevOps, static and run-time analysis tools, C++ standards and secure software development.
*Proposes improvements in tools, processes and techniques that support quality and innovation and make the software development more efficient and effective.
*Actively contribute to and/or lead defined aspects of the project to achieve optimal balance between requirements, schedule and cost.
*Generate and review technical proposals, and provide accurate estimates for the associated effort, costs and risks, for bids and proposals, leading to contract awards.

Essential Skills

*Experience of at least one of the following;
oEmbedded product development (including bare-metal and RTOSes such as ThreadX, QNX or Linux)
oEmbedded Linux application, kernel and/or driver development.
oC and C++
*Experience of best practice software development processes/lifecycles
*Experience of Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
*Experience of software testing and design for test

Location: Gloucester, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary - Dependent on Skills
Key Skills - C++, Embedded, Software, Linux, kernel, Driver development
This is a Permanent Role

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.