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Embedded Software Developer

£22,000 - £28,000

£22,000 - £28,000 dependent on the level of experience

London, SE1


Working for a pioneering development and manufacturer of research-grade scientific instruments. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate who is at the start of their career looking for an organisation that can nurture and grow your talents. With an excellent starting salary, they also offer flexible working hours with some home working allowed. Do not hesitate and apply now!


The Role:


My client are now looking for a Software & Embedded Systems Engineer to join their small team of product development scientists and engineers. Your role would be firmware & software development for new instruments, as well as evolution and maintenance of firmware & software of current instruments. A feature of instruments is a close integration with Windows PCs via USB or Wi-Fi, where embedded processors perform all measurement and some local control and display functions and the Windows PCs provide the user interface, high-level signal processing, display and storage functions.


About you:


Your skill-set would include writing low-level portable drivers for digital components in embedded C, working with embedded buses, including I2C, SPI/QSPI (LCDs, SD Cards etc.), USB, EBI (External RAM/NAND), CAN, SSI & UART, experience with ARM Cortex-M architecture (such as Atmel SAM Xplained boards and Atmel Studio), experience with debugging real-time systems, using related tools (JTAG, oscilloscope, logic analyser etc.), experience with freeRTOS & bare-metal uC programming, a basic understanding of USB Bulk transfer from both system sides, uC and host PC (WinUSB), C/C++, C#, .Net and multithreaded programming.


Qualifications are less important than proficiency. We expect you to be self-motivated and able to work largely unsupervised. We would provide training as appropriate and support you in your continuing professional development. As a member of a small team, we expect you to contribute to the successful development of the company in other ways, including customer support, idea generation, supervision of interns, etc.




Working hours and holidays are flexible. Starting salary: approximately £28k depending on qualifications, skills and experience, reviewed after a 6-month probation. If you are a non-EU citizen, then you would need to have UK residency and the appropriate work permit. If you’re inspired by this advert, send your CV and a motivation letter. The closing date for applications is 31st March 2019, with interviews in the first/second week of April.


Apply now or call us quoting the reference CR/15742


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