Principal Software Engineer – Embedded

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.

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 (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

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 12089
  • Salary: £60000 - £80000
  • Consultant Name: Adam Mayne
  •   Cambridge Cambridgeshire
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