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Software Engineer in Instrumentation (26178)

Cambridge
£45k to £80k DoE

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Join a friendly start-up working on unique instrumentation products

This electronic instrumentation start-up, designs complex measurement equipment for big-name clients in the electronics sector. With a challenging mix of development projects to work on, they are keen to recruit a bright engineer to join their team. A strong academic background in physics or engineering will allow you to grasp the underlying physical process, and good skills in C++ and Verilog will be needed for designing electronics and control software.

This is a varied role, as you would be involved in all aspects of the company’s technology as well as broader business activities. Tasks may include designing analogue and digital circuits, developing embedded software, preparing documentation, or contributing towards IT system and website maintenance. You will also liaise with customers, and this may involve occasional overseas visits when circumstances allow.

You will need:

  • A strong academic background with a 1st class degree in physics or other applicable STEM subject from a leading university
  • Good understanding of electronics and low-level communications.
  • Demonstrably strong coding skills in C++ and Verilog
  • Full existing right to work in the UK without restriction, time limit, or sponsorship

This Cambridge-based company are working remotely at present, but will continue to offer flexibility in the long term.

Keywords: Analog, Digital, Verilog, C++, Embedded, RF, Start-up, Cambridge

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