Embedded Software Engineer (Active Products Firmware) Ref ES3F

Just Recruitment
£28000 - £35000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for their client based in Colchester, Essex. Due to expansion of their product range they are currently recruiting for an Embedded Software Engineer. The company are an internationally known manufacturer of single board computer products, for the VPX, VME, Compact PCI, AMC and other bus architectures. Our products are designed and developed totally in-house, and use leading-edge microprocessors and peripheral components. They sell into many different markets around the world, but in particular we have a number of high-performance processor and other boards used in aerospace, defence and telecommunications applications, among others. Further products provide solutions for a variety of other data processing and industrial I/O requirements. The Job: Working in the Active Product group, engineers will be involved in many different activities, and in particular the following: Design and development of system management firmware and diagnostics software. Backing up our technical support engineers when problems arise in the field or in our in-house production test area. Design and development of system and device driver software for many standard operating systems. Working in a small company environment, projects are usually small and of short duration, and in most cases the bulk of the work is done by one individual. The hardware and software platforms vary, but most of the devices used are complex and a good appreciation of the hardware is a pre-requisite for this role. Qualifications: Engineering graduate, with very good experience in the three areas below. C or C++ programming, for Intel x86 and/or ARM processors. Programming hardware devices at register level. Excellent diagnostic skills. Experience with any of the following would be desirable: Experience writing software to access hardware devices under Linux. Experience with boot loader or PC BIOS development. The ability to communicate effectively with others within the company at an engineering level is an important additional attribute. Benefits Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 11TH NOVEMBER 2016 For more information on this position, please contact Just Recruitment Group Ltd, at or telephone 01376 528660 quoting job reference B1937. Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days, your application for this position has been unsuccessful. Just Recruitment Group Ltd. trading as: Key Personnel, Select Recruitment, are only able to process applications from candidates who are currently resident and eligible to work in the UK. With over 30 years experience delivering a quality temporary, permanent and contract recruitment service for Office, HR, Industrial, Technical, Engineering, Law and Finance, the Just Recruitment Group works successfully with an extensive list of local businesses, providing an honest, ethical and professional service to both candidates and clients. With branches in Braintree, Ipswich, Haverhill, Sudbury, and Witham we are positioned to offer services with Essex, Suffolk, Cambridge, Norfolk and the Home Counties. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66855993