Embedded S/W Engineer

Job Title: Embedded S/W Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £33.73 per hour
Start Date: 2017-10-09
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
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Job Published: September 06, 2017 17:09

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Embedded S/W Engineer to work as part of a team working on various commercial projects from initial concept stage through to implementation. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join an expanding team of professionals within a growing business.

Job Profile

  • Design, development, testing and improvement of embedded software.
  • Capture and development of requirements for embedded software.
  • Creation of technical documentation for technical and non-technical readership.

Key Skills:

  • Degree in an appropriate subject OR extensive, relevant and demonstrable experience.
  • Considerable experience of working with and developing embedded software.
  • Considerable experience of working with and developing systems using communications protocols. (Ethernet, RS485, RS232, TCP-IP, H.264, MPEG4, etc.)
  • Experience of writing reusable code in a modular structure within a shared source environment.
  • Linux Experience
  • Embedded C experience
  • Willingness to travel. (NB this role is mainly office-based, but occasional business trips may be required)
  • Experience and understanding of developing software within an ISO 9001 organization.
  • Understanding of hardware architecture.
  • Ability to create high-quality technical documentation.
  • Experience of microprocessor embedded system design and hardware fault finding skills.
  • Experience of system design for audio and video applications.
  • Experience of common design methods, tools and techniques
  • Experience of investigating and progressing client requirements to a saleable product within budget and timescale.
  • Experience of Assembler level programming
  • Knowledge of C++, .NET, C#
  • Experience of object oriented methods
  • Knowledge of applicable rail standards (e.g. EN50128, EN50155, RIA12/13)
  • Knowledge of Subversion

Personal Characteristics:

  • Analytical and systematic individual
  • Desire to investigate and utilise new technologies and methods.
  • Ability to adapt skills in a dynamic environment
  • Team player, able and willing to support others.
  • Ability to work on single-person projects and tasks,
  • Good inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate to all levels within the organisation and externally.
  • Customer and result-focussed