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Embedded Software Engineer (26435)

Cambridge - south
£35k to £45k plus top benefits

Novel project design and implementation within a fast-moving consultancy

This multidisciplinary engineering team work on a variety of novel projects that aim to protect against technological and cyber threats. They seek an Embedded Software Engineer to join their team as an integral part of this collaborative group. Projects are developed using a rapid approach to design and implementation and will involve working alongside motivated Electronics Engineers, Algorithm Developers and Machine Learning Engineers in small but perfectly formed teams.

You’ll use your problem-solving skills in an area that contributes to the well-being of society at large. The projects are cutting-edge and confidential, and the successful Embedded Software Engineer will need to be eligible for UK security clearance.


  • Good degree (1st or 2.1) in a relevant subject from a well-respected world-class university
  • Excellent experience in C for embedded C systems
  • Exposure to a higher-level language for prototype development (Python, C++, MATLAB or similar)
  • Eligible for UK security clearance (UK nationality)
  • Excellent communication skills, whether with external clients or internal colleagues

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.

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

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