Embedded Software Engineer

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Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: £45,000 – £55,000

Location of Office: Manchester

Location of work: WFH Hybrid Model – 2 days a week working from home

The Role: An established electronics business based in East Manchester require an Embedded Software Engineer to join its R&D team. This is the opportunity to join a successful and privately owned electronics business who do all R&D development and manufacturing out of its Manchester office, with the business having sales offices all over the world.

You will be joining the business at an exciting time as you will be working on a major platform development for two new handheld devices. You will be tasked with doing the embedded firmware development, design and some testing for battery powered devices. In this role you will be developing RTOS based real time embedded C/C++ software for 32-bit Microcontrollers. You can expect to be involved from early design stages with the chance to contribute throughout the full design life cycle.

Any experience working on products that use BLE or Bluetooth technology would be beneficial, as would any experience with FreeRTOS or ARM microcontrollers.

This opportunity offers you the chance to work in a medium sized R&D team, where you will work closely with other Software Engineers, Electronics Engineers, Mechanical Engineers and Manufacturing. (All manufacturing is done here in the UK)

You will work on projects from concept through to production, and there is opportunity to work on a wide range of device developments, as the company has a wide portfolio of existing devices which is only set to grow due to customer demand.

Skills Required:

  • Embedded C and C++
  • RTOS
  • Microcontroller/ Microprocessor experience (8, 16, 32 bit)
  • Communication protocol experience e.g. SPI, I2C, UARRT, USB, RS232

Desirable skills and experience:

  • FreeRTOS
  • Understanding of electronics (i.e., confident interfacing to digital and analogue electronics)
  • ARM Cortex M3/4 microcontrollers, STM32, NXP iMX, TI MSP
  • Developed software for low powered/ handheld devices
  • BLE or Bluetooth experience

On offer is a strong salary and benefits package plus the chance to work from home 2 days a week, as well as flexible working hours. They have a friendly, enthusiastic environment with clear paths for career development for the right Embedded Software Engineer.

If you are interested in this fantastic, unique opportunity contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 today

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