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  • Job reference: RMS0211589

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/05/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A multinational engineering corporation are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to work on full life cycle embedded software design and development of flow metering instrumentation.

The position will involve designing, validating and delivering high quality embedded product software, primarily written in C, within a project team or as an individual to agreed timescales and specifications.
Liaising closely with the Product Managers you will identify customer needs and ensure they are met through the flow meters embedded software.
The seniority of this position will involve the mentoring of Junior Software Engineers and the ability to guide and delegate them through projects will be key.

Further Responsibilities will include:

* Working within a multi-functional team of design engineers located locally and at other company sites on new product development projects and legacy product maintenance.
* Estimating, planning and documenting own work at all stages of development cycle.
* Team working, communicating with and providing technical support to other departments, although working independently if necessary.
* Contributing to product technical specifications and accurate project plans.
* Supporting strategic technology direction through own work and by proposing innovative technology development, application and solutions.
* Maintaining awareness of state-of-art technology and market trends affecting company products and services, and recommending appropriate actions in response.
* Applying a variety of accepted technology concepts as well as having the resourcefulness to apply new methodologies and technologies.
* Monitoring and developing IP strategies within own area of expertise based on good understanding of IP strategies and competitors' patents in relevant domains.
* Actively working to identify and mitigate risks in research and development (R&D) projects and activities.
* Supporting and leading less experienced engineers.
* Supporting technical queries from other business functions such as Sales, Service, QA and Technical Support.

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree in Electronic Engineering or a similar technical subject.
* Experienced in embedded software engineering for commercial / industrial electronic products using C programming language.
* Experienced in agile development practices.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of development in resource constrained and ultra-low power measurement instrumentation.
* Embedded software development experience with communications protocols such as HART, Modbus, Profibus, DNP3, GPRS, 4G, MQTT.
* Good understanding of analogue and digital electronics.

About Fircroft:
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