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Embedded Software Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH108605
  • Location: Scotland, Glasgow
  • Sector: Software, Aerospace
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + outstanding additional benefits
  • Date posted: 11/07/2017
This vacancy has now expired.
Essential Information

Job Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + unlimited holiday, 14% pension, shares etc.
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Industry: Space

Job Summary

Positions of this nature rarely come onto the market. Not only will you be working on ground breaking space projects but my client has also created a special working environment in order to nurture creative thinking and make working for them as engaging and fun as possible.


*You will be working on the satellites and their terrestrial communication relays as part of a multi-skilled team consisting of Hardware Engineers, Manufacturing Technicians and Software Test in order to design, manufacture and troubleshoot the Satellite Systems.
*You will be developing embedded software across the full software life cycle
*Design and implement improvements to my clients onboard power distribution, computation, and comms systems to enhance functionality, robustness and performance
*Come up with new radio designs by implementing new communication protocols and integrating new radio hardware
*Build frameworks for the automated execution of work on the satellite to meet customer requirements or changing operational needs



*Degree in a relevant field, ideally also have a PhD or MSc
*Embedded C expert
*Strong understanding of Linux, possess a knowledge of one or more of the following: Device Drivers, Kernel, CLI/ scripting
*Experienced at senior integration e.g I2C, CAN, UART and SPI
*Real time operating experience
*Familiar with scripting languages such as Python, Bash or Perl
*Knowledge of power optimisation
*Knowledge of general hardware e.g PCBs, EE and PSI


*General hardware skills (EE, PCB, PSI)
*MIPS/RISC profiling and optimizations
*Networking (ISO, IP, protocol design)
*Have a background in a relevant field such as RF or Space
*Knowledge of FPGA/ ASICs
*Knowledge of SDR (Software Defined Radio)

If you would be interested in being considered for the aforementioned Senior Embedded Software Engineer vacancy then please do submit an application.

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