Senior Firmware Engineer

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Senior Firmware Engineer

Senior Firmware Engineer

Our client is embarking on an exciting journey, building a new R&D team in their state-of-the-art offices in Coventry. As they step into the next phase of growth, they are seeking an experienced Firmware Engineer to spearhead the development of numerous groundbreaking projects. This is a golden opportunity to be a key member of a small but rapidly expanding engineering team.

The Role: As the Senior Firmware Engineer, you will be at the forefront of innovation, leading the development of cutting-edge new projects. Your expertise and leadership will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the company’s offerings. Joining a growing team, you’ll be part of a collaborative environment, bringing new ideas to life and taking on a hands-on technical lead role.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • C and C++ Programming
  • RTOS and bare metal development
  • RF technologies – BLE, LoRa, Zigbee or Sub-GHz
  • A range of microcontrollers including STM32 chipsets

As a Senior Firmware Engineer, you will play a central role in the development process, ensuring high-quality firmware implementation, promoting best practices, and fostering collaboration across different teams for seamless project delivery. You can expect your day to day to include:

Product Specification Realization: Take ownership of turning product specifications into efficient and robust embedded Firmware, ensuring an optimal balance between effort and benefit.

Firmware Development Process: Be responsible for the Firmware Development Process, ensuring compliance with our Business Management System. Propose and implement improvements when identified.

Documentation and Traceability: Create firmware requirements specifications and design documentation to ensure complete traceability of the firmware implementation from start to finish.

Best Practices Implementation: Promote and implement industry best practices within the team, including adherence to recognized coding standards and validation methodologies for a rigorous development process.

Design Reviews and Documentation: Lead and coordinate design reviews, creating comprehensive reports and related documentation for the release of designs.

Source Code Management: Establish and oversee the management of source code in Github.

Collaboration with Validation Team: Facilitate enhanced collaboration with the Validation team to improve understanding and reduce development iterations, ensuring timely project delivery within agreed timescales.

In return our client is offering the chance to play a key role in the development of a host of new projects whilst working in brand new office and a benefits package that includes a strong bonus, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, competitive pension and a starting salary of up to £65,000.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • NXP or Si-Labs chips
  • Experience working in highly regulated industries – Fire, Safety, Medical, Aviation etc
  • Agile development

Reach out to Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions to discuss this role in further detail.

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