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C++ Software Engineer (26615)

Cambridge
to £80k DoE

Creating software for specialist electronics instrumentation

This start-up designs specialist instrumentation for R&D within the electronics industry. They have a variety of projects under way and are keen to recruit an exceptional Software Engineer to join them.

A strong academic background in physics or engineering will allow you to grasp the underlying physical processes, and good skills in C++ will allow you to create robust and efficient software to control and interrogate devices, translate raw message data into meaningful data, and handle interaction with the user. Future work could include embedded development, and digital and analogue design.

Working as part of a small development team, you would have broad involvement in the company’s technology as well as broader business activities. The role may involve some liaising with customers, and this may involve occasional overseas visits from time to time.

You will need:

  • A strong academic background with a 1st class degree in physics or other applicable STEM subject from a leading university, backed up by top grades in maths and physics at A level (or overseas equivalent).
  • Excellent coding skills in C++ and a good appreciation of software development best commercial practice.
  • Some understanding of electronics, embedded software development, and preferably also wireless communications.
  • Full existing right to work in the UK without restriction, time limit, or sponsorship.
  • Knowledge of Verilog would be an advantage.

This Cambridge-based company offers a competitive salary and have flexibility for some remote working as tasks permit.

Keywords: Analog, Digital, Verilog, C++, Embedded, wireless comms, start-up, instrumentation, Cambridge

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