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  • Job reference: RMS0220130

Senior Embedded Engineer

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: North London, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/01/2020
  • Duration: perm
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The Role:

To design, specify, implement, test and maintain embedded software to support my clients products and services.


* To use good engineering practice to produce embedded software for new, innovative and profitable products and solutions for the business.
* To support and enhance existing software in accordance with business requirements.
* To provide support and advice to less experienced colleagues.
* To act as a role model for junior staff.
* Responsible for design, specification, implementation, testing and maintenance of software to support the company's products and services
* Undertakes additional project tasks as required by management.
* Technical liaison within and outside Kelvin Hughes with customers, suppliers and collaborators on software related matters.
* Travel within the UK may be required, and is considered an occasional feature of this role. Requests could be made at short notice.
* Any other tasks associated with this role.


* The job holder will be expected to comply with any reasonable operational instruction or procedures relating to Company policies, reporting and controls. In particular Section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 provides a duty on every employee, while at work, to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
* It also places a duty on employees to cooperate with their employer so far as is necessary to enable their duties to be complied with including the appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
* Failure to comply with this duty may result in the Company invoking the disciplinary procedure.


* A Masters or Bachelors Degree from a good university.
* 5 or more year's experience working on Embedded Software designs.
* Proven record of producing designs on time and within budget.
* Experience working on Radar or related applications desirable
* Good command of written and verbal English.


* Sound interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work effectively within a team.
* Excellent Problem solving and Analytical skills.
* Organisational and time management skills.
* Self-motivational skills.
* Use of source control software and defect tracking tools.
* Ability to understand role of software within the wider system context.
* Embedded C (C++ skills desirable but not essential).
* CANBus Technologies.
* Infineon/Microblaze/Power PC processors.
* TCP/IP/UDP Networking.
* Flash memory interfaces.
* Knowledge and experience of Xilinx EDK/GNU Tools.
* In-circuit and software emulation.
* Experience of working with Embedded OS applications.
* Experience of working with Bare Metal designs.
* Experience of using bench test equipment such as oscilloscope, volt meters, spectrum analyser or power meters is of benefit.

About Fircroft:

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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