Embedded Engineer

Embedded Engineer

Job Title: Embedded Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salford
Salary: £35,000 - £43,000
Reference: MF07281
Contact Name: Max Forbes
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 04, 2021 11:09

Job Description

Embedded Engineer


Location: Salford/Remote working option

Salary: £35,000 - £43,000 aae p.a.

Benefits: Attractive benefits including share option scheme

Hours: Flexible working hours



Our client is helping build the world’s smartest heating system. They are looking for passionate & talented individuals to join their team. The team are dynamic & fast paced, keeping up to date with the latest technologies, & using agile & self-organising principles to help deliver quality products & services. They embrace the user experience by continuously striving to add value to products through automation, collaboration, & a proactive monitoring & feedback loop with customers. Outstanding career progression opportunities.


The Role

  • As a motivated Embedded Engineer, you will join an agile cross functional disciplined team
  • You will be responsible for designing & implementing technical solutions for new & existing products
  • You will have strong analytical & troubleshooting skills, solid communication skills
  • A desire to tackle complex problems & a genuine passion for technology
  • While you have a strong hardware engineering background, you should be comfortable with some basic C programming
  • You will also have an awareness of mechanical design & product life cycle management


Your Experience

  • 2-6 Years Embedded experience
  • Experience in designing & implementing simple solutions to tricky problems
  • Experience with build automation
  • Understanding of RTOS based architectures
  • Experience with maintaining & supporting over the air firmware upgrades
  • Experience working with low energy devices
  • Good understanding of hardware interfaces & key communication protocols
  • Good networking experience with at least basic understanding of IP, network protocols (e.g. http, https, COAP, MQTT)
  • Comfortable with using simple text editors & comm& line tools
  • Proven willingness to deep dive into new technologies
  • Sound analytical, problem solving & decision-making skills
  • Good knowledge of security as it relates to IoT devices & the known standards
  • Experience with the agile methodology
  • Proficient oral & written communication skills
  • Passion for technology & innovation


Desirable (not essential)

  • History of managing large scale deployments
  • Knowledge of boiler/heating/cooling systems & industry protocols Automation tooling (Static Analysers, Code Profiling, …)
  • CI/CD principles & best practices (Git-based workflows, ...)
  • Knowledge of good clean code practises
  • Have written & maintained reusable code bases
  • A degree in computer science or related areas