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Senior Firmware Engineer (25279)

Cambridgeshire
£Excellent

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Electronics, Embedded, C/C++, DSP

Our client is looking for a dynamic and ambitious senior firmware engineer to join their growing team of world-class electronics, control and firmware engineers, and make your mark on their smart actuator technology.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • 1st Class or 2:1 BSc or BEng in Electronic Engineering or other relevant degree course
  • 5 years’ demonstrable industrial experience and achievements
  • 5 years’ experience in embedded programming of microcontrollers
  • 5 years’ C/C++ development
  • Designing to requirement specifications
  • Creating technical documentation
  • Writing specifications
  • Experience in mentoring more junior engineers
  • Defect tracking and peer review

Desirable experience:

  • Use of Python
  • Digital signal processing (DSP)
  • Board-level debug and test
  • Use of oscilloscopes
  • System-level architectural design

Other skills of interest:

  • MATLAB or Simulink experience
  • Assembler-level programming
  • Appreciation of Agile development methods
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Closed loop control system design and development
  • Transferring new technology into mass production
  • Design for manufacture
  • Appreciation of mechanical design

You will need to be able to play a significant role in a highly skilled team, prioritising activities, balancing long and short term objectives and finding efficient ways to solve problems. The role involves some travel to Asia and America to support the development of their technology and solutions.

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