Systems Engineer / Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer - Near Durham

  • Job Reference: 00298
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2020
  • Recruiter: Saxon Recruitment
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £45,000 to £58,000
  • Sector: All Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Steve Saxon
  • Email: steve@saxonrecruitment.com

Job Description

Lead Systems Engineer / Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer - Near Durham

Commutable from Sunderland, Durham, Washington, Gateshead, Hartlepool.

Systems Engineer, Embedded Firmware, Embedded Systems, Embedded C, Embedded Software, C/C++, Model-Based Design (MBD), Simulink, MathWorks, Matlab, CAN, SIL, MISRA C

This leading highly innovative successful Engineering organisation are seeking an experienced Lead Systems Engineer / Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer / Embedded Systems Engineer to lead the Design & Development of Embedded Firmware Products for Measurement, Instrumentation and Medical Devices. You will take ownership of new product development in Firmware for Medical Devices and be responsible for the establishment of Model-Based Design (MBD) methods in R&D.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED for the Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer / Lead Embedded Systems Engineer include :

* Degree qualification in a relevant Engineering or Science-related discipline

* Significant experience of embedded firmware development, deployed onto and interfacing with bespoke hardware

* Significant experience of C/C++ languages in real-time embedded systems

* Experience of technical team management and leadership

* Experience of Model-Based Design (MBD) approaches and tools, particularly the MathWorks / Simulink toolchain, Matlab

* Experience of supporting systems engineering processes and software development lifecycle

* Knowledge of industrial communications protocols e.g. CAN

Desirable skills include :

* Knowledge and experience of embedded products in the Instrumentation, Control or Measurement Sector

* Knowledge of the design of functional safety compliant software and Safety Integrity Levels (SIL)

* Experience of software development to MISRA C or equivalent coding standards and guidelines.

The Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer will provide :

* Technical ownership of embedded software for all embedded products, through development and validation of electronic systems in NPD/NPI projects.

* Provide leadership in the ongoing introduction of MBD methods using MathWorks/Simulink toolchain, Matlab.

* Work closely with other engineering disciplines, especially electronic hardware, to develop modern, innovative and practical solutions.

* Support Project Management in progress reporting, and delivery to time, quality and cost.

* Support Product Management in Requirements Capture and Customer Engagement.

* Support for system integration during development and deliver production ready solutions.

This is an excellent Technically challenging opportunity, offering much variety, freedom, control and leadership developing advanced product devices in a small friendly R&D Dept.