Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: MF0708
Contact Name: Max Forbes
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2021 14:35

Job Description

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

About The Company

Located in the West of Scotland, our client is a high growth, global leader in the research, development & manufacture of laser products, designed to make a positive impact on society. Their systems are deployed in a wide variety of industries including renewable energy, microelectronics, fundamental research, life sciences & medicine.

What is on offer for you

With a strong product development pipeline, many exciting opportunities for personal & career development within the organization are available and with the wellbeing of employees at the heart of everything they do, you will be provided with: 

  • Outstanding work environment & facilities
  • Emphasis on work/life balance-eg flexible core hours
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Subsidised private health care & free life assurance

Overview of the role     

  • As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer you will be an integral member of an outstanding product development team, responsible for the design & test of software for laser systems.
  • Your software engineering expertise will contribute to the long-term development of our client’s scalable system platform, in addition to the full lifecycle development of individual laser products.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop reliable and clean C code to be used in high quality laser systems
  • Maintain and expand existing libraries with a view to rapid deployment
  • Produce technical documentation
  • Planning and estimation of development tasks
  • Coordinate the integration of software with hardware & optics
  • Support legacy software on existing products

Your Experience

Essential skills:

  • Demonstrable software engineering experience, preferably in an industrial environment.
  • Strong C programming skills and knowledge of using an Object Orientated style approach in the development of C code.
  • Ability to develop scalable systems modules and low-level drivers and integrate them into a large code base.
  • Strong experience of Real Time Operating Systems, pre-emptive multitasking and event driven programming.
  • Experience of low-level Microcontroller interfaces, including UART, CAN Bus, I2C, SPI, ADC and DAC
  • Ability to read electronics schematic diagrams & component datasheets
  • Hands on experience of embedded software & hardware integration, verification & testing
  • Use of Version Control Systems and integration tools (e.g Git, Jenkins)
  • Ability to respond to technical inquiries from other departments & customers in a concise, accurate & professional manner (both written & oral)
  • Able to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Graduate in Computer Science or other relevant degree

Desirable skills

  • Experience in closed loop drive control methods & techniques for industrial applications
  • Familiarity with ARM Cortex-M processor architecture, CMSIS and associated tools
  • Experience with C# and Visual Studio IDE