Embedded Software Engineer

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Kevin Burke

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Embedded Software Engineer
Location: Cambridge
Duration: To 26/04/2019 initially
Rate: £300 - £400 Per day


We are seeking a talented embedded software engineer to work as part of a 25-person team on Holographic Radar, our Client's next generation software defined radar platform. As part of the software development team you will be working with other highly motivated experts to deliver a major capability enhancement to customers. The team are updating their hardware designs to the latest generation of FPGA and you will work with the FPGA designer to implement the embedded software for the required architecture and RTOS changes. As part of an agile team you will be expected to take the design through the product lifecycle to implementation on the customer solution.


  • Software requirements analysis and object-oriented design
  • Strong C++
  • Proven ability with one or more RTOS
  • Software configuration management tools and processes (e.g. JIRA/Subversion)
  • Keen to work with other experts in a fast-moving Agile team
  • Good teamworking and communication skills


The following would be an advantage but not essential

  • Micrium uCOS
  • Python
  • Linux Operating System
  • Ethernet/IP networking
  • Background in the aerospace or defence industries
  • Software assurance processes, methods and tools (e.g. ED-109A/DO-178C/IEC-61508, MISRA etc.)