Embedded Software Engineer C/C++ Linux x2 - Bracknell

  • Job Reference: 00287a
  • Date Posted: 16 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Saxon Recruitment
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Salary: £42,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: All Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Steve Saxon
  • Email: steve@saxonrecruitment.com

Job Description

Embedded Software Engineer C/C++ Linux x2 - Bracknell

Commutable from Reading, Woking, Slough, Camberley, Farnborough, Fleet.

Embedded C/C++, Embedded Software, Embedded C, C/C++, Embedded Linux, OOD, UML, Linux, Git, ICE, ARM, RS485, USB, TCP, UDP, Wifi.

This leading designer and manufacturer of quality Electronic Control Technology for the global Security, Building / Home Automation, (IoT) markets, are seeking an experienced Embedded Software Engineer, C/C++ Software Developer from an Embedded Development environment to work as part of a growing multi-disciplinary R&D team developing innovative Products.

The role of Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer entails the designing, developing, testing and documentation of security panel code to a high quality that meets the requirements, working on new Sensor Development R&D projects associated with detectors, acoustics, etc.

The Ideal Knowledge, experience, skills required for the Embedded Software Engineer include:

• C/C++ skills

• Embedded Linux or Linux Development experience

• Object Oriented design methods and tools, UML


• Target debugs, monitors or simulators

• Good communication skills, have the ability to clearly convey an issue and solution 

• Creation of quality technical documentation

• Source code control systems (Git)

• Experience in an Agile software development environment

• Debugging skills.

It would be desirable if you have an understanding of the following:

• ARM Cortex family of processors

• Real Time Operating Systems, RTOS

• TCP and UDP communications

• Familiarity with microcontroller peripherals e.g. GPIO, DMA, ADC, Timers, etc

• Wifi, OTA, uboot, 3G and 4G modems

• Component test harnesses.

The main accountabilities of the role include :

• Research, Design and Develop software solutions for new and existing products within the guidelines provided by Management

• Provide full technical documentation for allocated projects and provide support for those projects where future design changes are required.

• Ensure product designs and code conform to all relevant standards pertaining to safety, functionality and performance

• Ensure new code and updated code is fully tested with no regressions

• Participate in code and design reviews.

Excellent, challenging opportunities in a highly innovative organisation, working with a variety of interesting technologies. You will be given the autonomy and flexibility to develop products in a very friendly, informal work environment with flexible working, supportive Management, backed up by excellent staff retention.