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Principal Embedded & Electronics Engineer (23630)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
to £70k plus benefits

video, embedded C, schematics capture, PCB layout, design review, liaison

Does your skillset span embedded software, digital electronics and imaging/video technology? This role may be for you if you have significant development experience and you enjoy taking a lead on problem solving, networking with peers in industry, and prototyping new products. You will also help out senior software and hardware engineers, offering your expertise and advice.

You’ll need:

  • An understanding of modern image and video codecs (e.g. H.265, VP9, MPEG-4)
  • To keep up to date with the latest developments in standards
  • Commercial experience distributed between embedded / firmware development and digital electronics design
  • Good communication skills and an interest in internal and external liaison
  • A good degree in a technical subject from a top university

Your commercial experience will include C / C++ development, potentially for ARM SoCs; schematics capture and PCB layout; and the capability to review, and advise on, complex designs in both hardware and software.

Interested? Send your CV to ECM Selection; whilst we can only put forward the top few candidates, we do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at

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