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Embedded Software Engineer (26314)

to £75k DoE plus excellent benefits

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Contribute by protecting society from technological and cyber threats

This start-up consultancy works with clients in the security and defence sector to combat cyber and other forms of technical threats. The projects are varied and incorporate bleeding-edge design and innovation.

The successful Embedded Software Engineer will work with a team of AI, machine learning and electronics engineers to devise novel solutions, prototype these responses and implement in C.

You’ll use your problem-solving skills in an area that truly contributes to the well-being of society at large.


  • Good degree (1st or 2.1) in a relevant technical subject
  • Experience in embedded C development
  • Exposure to a higher level language for prototype development (Python, C++, MATLAB or similar)
  • Eligible for UK security clearance (UK nationality)
  • Enthusiasm for working with novel technologies

This is an excellent opportunity to work on technically demanding projects alongside a team of skilled engineers. The company’s evolution offers you the freedom to develop your career, with opportunities for project management and client interaction if desired.

Keywords: C, Embedded, Cybersecurity, Defence, Python, C++, MATLAB, UK National, Cambridge

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