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Senior Embedded Engineer (24956)

to £60k

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Broad role with opportunity to work across a project

This successful technical consultancy is expanding and seeks an experienced C++ and embedded C software developer to work on a range of innovative projects. The work is varied and requires not only both C and C++ skills but also a good breadth of knowledge in other areas.

This role will offer the opportunity to be involved in a range of activities including wearable electronics, IoT, location based systems, embedded control and monitoring solutions.


  • Minimum of a 2.1 technical degree from a top university
  • Demonstrable and excellent programming skills in both C++ and C
  • Understanding of embedded real-time operating systems
  • Development and debugging with prototype hardware e.g. MCUs, memory, sensors, modems
  • The understanding of the attitude required when working in a consultancy

The following attributes would also be of interest:

  • Experience with embedded TCP/IP networking
  • Exposure to Agile software practices
  • Knowledge of wireless connectivity technologies, Bluetooth LE, WiFi
  • Using REST APIs
  • Utilisation of system security/encryption techniques

The offices are based north of Cambridge with plenty of parking and attractive surroundings. The existing team are a friendly group, providing a working environment that is collaborative and supportive. A competitive package is on offer.

Keywords: C++, C, embedded, RTOS, distributed systems, mobile, Agile, outskirts of Cambridge

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