Lead Embedded Software Engineer

Job Title: Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 01/07/2018
Reference: 71597-ITENG-ALK_1529678426
Contact Name: Aleksandra Kontra
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2018 15:40

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced professional to join our client's team as Lead Embedded Software Engineer.

The company designs and manufactures a range of instruments that are utilised in a vast array of market segments.
The team works on innovative equipment and provides technical support for internal and external customers, sales, marketing and production.

Key responsibilities:

·Providing software development and technical leadership to a small team of software engineers.
·Developing software using a Realtime OS (RTOS) and C/C++.
·Ensuring requirements are captured, specified & translated correctly into cohesive development & verification plans.
·Work in a multi-disciplinary team across sites.


·5+ years of commercial experience with effective technical leadership using SW development full-lifecycle, including requirements and reviews.
·Ideally some experience in developing low level drivers for embedded systems (i.e. device drivers).
·Strong time management skills, with an ability to plan and deliver to project timescales.
·Understanding of communication protocols.
·Degree or equivalent qualification in Software/Electronic Engineering.
·Ability to document software requirements capture, architecture design, and test procedures.
·Ability to understand hardware schematics at a basic level.
·Experience with source control packages (e.g. SVN, Github).

If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, please apply for our immediate attention!