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Principal Embedded & Electronics Engineer (23630)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
to £70k plus benefits

Hey there! This is just one of many top career opportunities ECM can suggest — if this job isn't right for you, let us do the hard work! Tell us what you're looking for and we'll start searching for you. We promise to treat your CV as strictly confidential.

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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