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Principal Software Engineer - Embedded

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£60,000 to £90,000
Job Type
6 Aug 2022

We have a superb opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer / Lead Software Engineer ( Embedded ) to join one of Cambridge's hottest technology companies. The company is currently going through a period of rapid growth and expansion in their purpose-built R&D and manufacturing centre, offering excellent opportunities for further career progression and personal development. (Hybrid working is available 5 days out the month in the office)

In this role the Principal Software Engineer / Lead Software Engineer will have a high degree of autonomy to lead the development of next generation embedded software and real time control systems for these seriously complex electro-mechanical products. The successful candidate will have strong software development skills utilising C / C++ to develop safety critical software (Bare Metal and RTOS) and ideally further skills in Python. Candidates should also have a track record of technical leadership, with the ability to lead and mentor a team, contributing to architecture design and driving the delivery of projects within agreed timescales. In return, you will be working for an employer which strongly believes a company is only as successful as the people it hires, so you can expect an excellent salary (with twice yearly reviews), a generous benefits package and a thriving calendar of work connected social activities. You will be working in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility, on seriously cutting-edge technologies and an ongoing skills development program.

Requirements for Principal Software Engineer / Lead Software Engineer (Embedded) 2.1 BEng / MEng degree or above in Computer Science, Electronics, Control Systems Engineering, Mechatronics or similar engineering, mathematics, or science discipline Proven experience in developing complex real time software for safety critical systems Technical leadership, driving projects, mentoring teams and contributing to systems architecture. Architecting and coding real time embedded systems in C using both bare metal and RTOS architectures Working within an Agile management framework Verification of software systems against requirements Managing continuous integration systems for automated build and regression testing Scripting languages, especially Python Reading electronics schematics and debugging software on target hardware

Salary: £60k - £90k + Bens

Vacancy Location: Cambridgeshire (commutable from Cambridge, Huntington, Peterborough, Bedford, Royston etc.)

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  • Job Reference: 679012656-2
  • Date Posted: 6 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Vector Recruitment Ltd
    Vector Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £60,000 to £90,000
  • Role: C, C++, DevOps, Other, Python, R, Security, Testing
  • Job Type: Permanent