Senior Firmware Design Engineer / Embedded C Software Developer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5317
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Newport, Gwent, South Wales
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits + Flexible Working Hours
  • Sector: Engineering, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Senior Firmware Design Engineer / Embedded C Software Developer who has experience developing robust embedded real-time systems, low power products, cellular communications, satellite communications and GPS is required for an international technology company based in Newport, Gwent, South Wales.    

As a successful candidate you’ll have responsibility, growth potential, a stimulating work environment, training and will join a team with an excellent work ethic.

 

SALARY: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum    

BENEFITS: Company Pension, Private Healthcare, Flexibly Working Hours, 2 Days Remote Working Option per Week

LOCATION: Newport, Gwent, South Wales

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Senior Firmware Design Engineer / Embedded C Software Developer who has experience developing robust embedded real-time systems, low power products, cellular communications, satellite communications and GPS.

As the Senior Firmware Design Engineer / Embedded C Software Developer, this role offers an exciting mix of engineering activities with emphasis on the practical development and performance evaluations of IoT technology for the next generation of remote monitoring equipment for the oil and gas industry. Innovation and development will focus on future network technologies such as the Internet of Things, low power wide area and upcoming 5G networks.

Working as the Senior Firmware Design Engineer / Embedded C Software Developer you will work in partnership with suppliers of cutting-edge early technologies, validating feasibility of these technologies, learning new skills and providing valuable R&D to deliver high quality, efficient and robust products that offer clear benefits to customers.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will be self-managing whilst working in a project team alongside hardware, software and firmware design engineers.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Senior Firmware Design Engineer / Embedded C Software Developer:

  • Specification, design and implementation of the embedded software primarily in C
  • Input into processor, module, comms and RTOS selection for new products
  • Input into the system design, both hardware and web front end
  • Design testing and validation
  • Assisting with product support during product introduction and trials
  • The products are extremely low power and robust. They use 8/16/32 bit microprocessors, wireless/cellular/satellite communications and GPS

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • You will have experience in developing extremely robust embedded real-time systems, low power products, cellular communications, satellite communications and GPS
  • Very strong C programming skills with an understanding of Assembler
  • You’ll have worked with at least two mainstream microprocessors or microcontrollers and be familiar with the various sorts of embedded peripherals they offer
  • You’ll understand the concepts of ISO9001:2015 and be familiar with CE certification.
  • Degree qualified in software or electronics
  • Previous personal responsibility for a significant design, or part of a larger project
  • Working knowledge of electronic hardware.
  • Design documentation (requirement specs, design documents, test specs, etc.)
  • Change control: raising and detailing product change notes

 

And Ideally:

  • Self-managing
  • Organised and tidy
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication
  • Have a sense of humour
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, full-time and without restriction

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5317

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