Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: No information
Job Type: Permanent
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Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute at all stages of the full software life cycle from requirements analysis; through design, coding and unit test; to integrating the software with the hardware target, laboratory-based acceptance test, delivery and maintenance.
  • Develop the embedded software required to enable the functionality of the company's instrument.
  • Work closely with Software QA developers to ensure they develop tests to adequately verify all development activities.
  • Create and maintain a software system that allows the effective set up of experiments, captures experimental data and allows review and analysis of the experimental data.
  • Assist in prototype board debug providing problem analysis, test code if required and solution options.
  • Store all software source code, build instructions and special/tools or utilities needed to accomplish the above in a suitably organised GitHub repository.
  • Define and execute the required unit testing verification activities needed to demonstrate the software design has met specification.
  • Maintain the associated paperwork, log books and test reports required to keep a design history of work performed, in line with specified standards and regulations, e.g. IEC 62304, ISO 13485 or FDA 21CFR, part 820
  • Ensure compliance with the company's internal quality processes and ensure designs / ideas are compliant with appropriate international standards and guidelines (as above).

Essential skills

  • Degree qualified in computer science, software engineering or a closely related discipline.
  • Development experience as part of scrum team and a working knowledge of agile principles.
  • Ability to translate requirements into design specifications and a demonstrable understanding of requirements management.
  • Highly proficient in embedded C and have proven experience with; 16/32-bit Microcontrollers, RTOSs, multi-threaded and multi-processor systems, communication protocols (SPI, I2C, TCP/IP)
  • Knowledge of interrupt handling, bootloaders, flash operations and peripheral programming.
  • Practical experience and in-depth knowledge of an IDE and JTAG debuggers/programmers
  • Use of defect and task tracking software e.g. Jira
  • Experienced with version control systems (SVN / GIT)
  • Experience developing safety critical software or for a highly regulated market
  • An understanding of balancing technical development with business requirements and schedules
  • Experience in the development and execution of Unit Testing
  • Experienced in the use of Static Analysis tooling
  • Experience of working as part of an Agile team
  • Linux as a development target

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