Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £60,000 + benefits

Location of Office: Birmingham

The role: As our client continue to grow their engineering team, they are now seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to join them working in their North Birmingham based office. They work to a 4-day week, so everybody gets long weekends and can offer hybrid work from home where suitable.

The successful Embedded Software Engineer will be joining a small, growing team with plenty of new product development to get stuck into. Our client have an exciting roadmap ahead and such are looking to add people with industry experience to the team.

You will be experienced enough to manage your own time and workload and be expected to contribute from initial concept through to in house manufacturing and assembly done onsite. You will be strong coding Embedded C/C++ and have worked with a range of serial comms (RS232, RS485, CAN, I2C etc) and STM32 Cube IDE. Whilst any experience at hardware level or integrating firmware solutions to functional safety standards will make your CV standout.

This role will best suit an Embedded Software Engineer who is passionate about developing innovative software solutions for a product range that improves people’s lives. You will be comfortable in a small team environment and enjoy the variety of work this style of working presents.

Skills and experience required:

  • Embedded C/C++
  • RTOS Development – ThreadX ideally
  • STM32 Cube IDE
  • IAR tool chain

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Python
  • CAN, RS232, RS485, I2C, Ethernet protocols
  • Functional safety standards

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity apply with an up-to-date CV today or contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

Electronic Engineer

Position: Electronic Engineer

Salary: Up to £60,000 + Benefits

Location of office: Bromsgrove

Our client is now seeking an Electronic Engineer to join their growing team as they work towards the development of their next generation of products. The solutions you will be working on are real life safety and detection devices that are in use across the UK and Europe. Their office is based in the Bromsgrove area near to the mainline train station with plenty of onsite parking available.

This role will best suit an Electronic Engineer with industry experience in a similar, hands-on design role who is keen to develop new, innovative products and take the lead on all aspects of the design life cycle whilst working as part of a small engineering team.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Digital circuit design
  • Analogue circuit design
  • Multilayer PCB Design
  • Schematic capture
  • Embedded C

In this role you can expect plenty of variety in your day-to-day tasks whilst working towards the development of their next generation of products. You will consider yourself a strong problem solver and enjoy the challenge that comes with new product design. You will get the chance to contribute throughout the full design cycle and can expect the role to include:

  • Develop and design electronic circuits and systems for new products, as well as enhancements and updates for existing products.
  • Create and optimize printed circuit board (PCB) schematics and layouts, considering factors such as signal integrity, EMI/EMC, and thermal management.
  • Conduct detailed circuit analysis, calculations, and simulations for optimal performance and reliability.
  • Build and test prototypes of electronic hardware to validate designs and identify areas for improvement.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • EMC/EMI Design
  • Altium Designer
  • Microcontroller design – ARM, PIC, TI etc

For more details on this exciting new role apply today with an up-to-date CV or contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

Electronic Engineer

Position: Electronics Engineer

Location of Office: Chesterfield

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000

The role: A position is now available for a Electronics Design Engineer to join a client in their Chesterfield based offices. Our client design, develop and manufacture a range of electronic products for the healthcare sector with a focus on sensory solutions. This is a chance to join a business using modern technology for good, building products that improve the lives of millions of people around the globe.

This role is for an Electronics Engineer who has a recent relevant degree qualification and some industry experience, this can be as work experience whilst studying or after graduation. You will be given the chance to work in a role where you will get experience across a host of electronics design techniques including PCB design, mixed signal circuits, embedded programming in C and microcontroller design.

This role will be ideal for a Junior Electronics Engineer who is looking to work in a range of electronics disciplines with a keen eye for detail who is comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment. You will be working in a small team so can expect plenty of variety in the role and chance to develop your skills quickly and with support from experienced Engineers.

Experience or knowledge of the following is required:

    • PCB layout and design
    • Circuit prototyping and testing
    • Embedded C programming
    • Mixed signal circuit design

    Desirable experience:

    • CAD Design tools
    • Exposure to EMC standards
    • Full product design lifecycle

If you are keen to build your career within a new product development focussed business who are leaders in their industry, then contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett from KO2 embedded recruitment solutions for all the details.

Senior Electronic Engineer

Position: Senior Electronic Engineer

Salary: Up to £80,000 + benefits

Location of Office: Birmingham

The role: As our client continue to grow their engineering team, they are now seeking an Electronic Design Engineer who will work throughout the full design life cycle developing cutting edge products for the global healthcare sector. Their office is based in the north Birmingham area and they work to a 4 day week, giving everyone a long weekend.

The ideal Electronic Design Engineer will be joining a small, growing team with plenty of new product development to get stuck into straight away. You will be experienced enough to manage your own time and workload and be expected to contribute from initial concept through to in house manufacturing and assembly done onsite.

You will be experienced designing both analogue and digital circuits, be strong with PCB design (Altium desired) and familiar with a host of serial protocols including RS485, UART, SPI, RS232, I2C, Ethernet etc. Any experience with wireless protocols (Zigbee, BLE, WiFi etc) or IoT connected devices would make your CV stand out.

This role will best suit an Electronic Design Engineer who is passionate about developing innovative solutions for a product range that improves people’s lives. You will be comfortable in a small team environment and enjoy the variety of work this style of working presents.

Skills and experience required:

  • Digital circuit design
  • PCB design and layout
  • ARM, STM32 Processors
  • UART, RS232, RS485, I2C, Ethernet

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Altium design package suite
  • Wireless protocols: BLE, ZigBee, WiFi etc
  • Medical industry experience

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity apply with an up-to-date CV today or contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

Junior Electronic Engineer

Position: Junior Electronic Engineer

Location of Office: Leicester

Salary: Up to £35,000 + Benefits

The role: A position is now available for a Junior Electronic Engineer to join our client in their Leicester based offices. Our client design, develop and manufacture a range industry leading products and have over 40 years’ experience delivering electronics solutions. This is a chance to join a business using modern technology, building new products with plenty of scope for career advancement.   

This role is for a Junior Electronics Engineer who has a recent relevant qualification (HND or Degree) and has 1-3 years industry experience. You will be given the chance to work in a role where you will get experience across a host of electronics design techniques including PCB design, mixed signal circuits design, hands on bench work and circuit fault finding.

This role will be ideal for a Junior Electronics Engineer who is looking to work in a range of electronics disciplines with a keen eye for detail who is comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment. You will be working in a small team so can expect plenty of variety in the role and chance to develop your skills quickly with support from experienced Electronic Engineers.

Experience or knowledge of the following is required:

  • PCB layout and design
  • Circuit prototyping, fault finding and testing
  • Electronics equipment: soldering, Oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analysers etc

Desirable experience:

  • Altium Designer
  • Analog circuit design

 

If you are keen to build your career within a new product development focussed business who are leaders in their industry, then contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett from KO2 embedded recruitment solutions today and apply with an up to date CV!

Python Test Automation Engineer

Position- Python Test Automation Engineer for IoT embedded software device

Rate- up to £55 ph, outside IR35

Contract length- 3 months initially

Location of work- Hybrid. You should be flexible to come onsite when the taskwork requires.

Location of client- West Midlands

The role- An IoT electronics business would like a Python Test Automation Engineer to join their team for an initial 3-month contract. At present they have a codebase which is written in Embedded C on RTOS. The business would like to improve the reliability and robustness of the embedded software as they develop additional features for the product.

Your role will be to develop a Continuous Integration system (most likely Jenkins based) and Python Test Framework in order to achieve the above.

With no test system currently in place, this role provides you opportunity to develop the clients Test Automation System from concept.

Skills required:

  • Automated test framework development
  • Python
  • Build automated CI pipelines
  • Embedded Software testing

Desirable experience:

  • Jenkins

 

Systems Engineer- Automotive

Position: Systems Engineer for EV Automotive project

Location of work: Fully remote

Rate: up to £50 per hour, outside IR35

Contract length: 6 months initially

The Role:

An automotive electronics business requires a Systems Engineer to join them on an initial 6 month that is likely to extend. The Systems Engineer will be working on a brand-new EV automotive product development. The product is a communication module that is used to communicate between the EV vehicle and EV charger.

You will be responsible for capturing and defining the system level requirements from the Functional Safety and Cyber Security standards. These requirements will then be given to the Software Engineers so they can develop the required software solutions.

Skill required:

  • Automotive industry experience
  • FuSa ISO26262/ AUTOSAR experience
  • Capturing and defining System level requirements against Safety Standards

Desirable experience:

  • Electrical vehicle or EV charging experience
  • Cyber Security experience: Certificate Handling/storage
  • Knowledge of ISO 15118 and IEC 61851

 

Electronic Test Engineer

Position: Electronic Test Engineer

Location of Office: Coventry

Salary: Up to £40,000

The Role: As our client continue to grow their engineering team, they are now looking for an Electronics Test Engineer to join them. The successful Test Engineer can expect to work in their Coventry based offices and will be able to illustrate 2/3 years industry experience in a similar role testing electronic devices.

Our client develops and builds a range of leading safety products that are manufactured to high volumes and sold throughout Europe. In this role you will play a key role, making sure all designs are fit for purpose before and ready before they go to production.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Electronic device testing
  • Electronics lab equipment – oscilloscopes, soldering, signal generators etc
  • Reading schematics and PCB designs
  • PCB and firmware troubleshooting

This role will best suit a motivated Electronics Test Engineer who is looking for challenging and varied work with the chance to learn and develop new skills within electronics. You will be working in a growing engineering team and should expect to work closely with the test team, electronics engineers, product managers and application engineers focusing on product quality and reliability.

You can expect the role to involve:

  • Undertaking validation of new products to the agreed specifications.
  • Contributing to the validation of existing designs in-line with production and certification requirements.
  • Generating Failure reports and liaising with other engineering disciplines in the evaluation of failures.
  • Undertaking testing and characterisation of existing and new components.
  • Compiling test results and generating test reports.
  • Diagnostics and fault finding on products, to component level.
  • Design and manufacture of test fixtures or equipment to support validation, test and development.
  • Creation and implementation of test process and procedures to support validation activities.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • EMC testing and standards
  • Writing test scripts
  • National Instruments LabView

Please contact Laurence Powell or Chris Oddy at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd to discuss this role in further detail.

Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: up to £70,000

Location of Office: Derby

Location of Work: Fully Office Based

The Role: Our client, an innovative technology business in the Derby area is again growing their engineering team and as such are now looking for embedded software engineers to join their team. Our client is working on a host of new products, so this is the ideal time to be joining their growing the team. They are looking for likeminded embedded software engineers who are passionate about software development and working with cutting edge technology in order to develop reliable, robust software solutions.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • C/C++ Programming
  • Embedded systems development
  • ARM microcontrollers – STM32 Ideally
  • RTOS or Bare metal development (both ideally)
  • Full software development cycle experience
  • Relevant degree qualification – Engineering, Computer Science etc

Their ideal candidates will be strong writing embedded/firmware level software development in C/C++, have experience with bare-metal or RTOS design and have experience with ARM family microcontroller design (STM32 desired). You will be an all-round embedded software engineer and enjoy variety and daily design challenges in your role. Whilst any experience with MISRA compliance or working to unit test automation procedures would really make your CV stand out.

The successful embedded software engineer will be joining a small development team and will get the opportunity to work as part of a team whilst taking responsibility for individual projects. You will be working throughout the full design life cycle and there will be plenty of opportunity to develop new skills working on cutting edge projects including the chance to work with RUST, Python and Groovy.

On offer is a strong salary and benefits package along with the chance to work on a host of new product development projects in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • MISRA C compliance
  • Unit test automation
  • Python or C# development

* Due to the nature of some projects all candidates are required to be British Citizens and will need to go through DV clearance.*

For more information on this fantastic opportunity please get in touch with Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett from KO2 embedded recruitment solutions.

Embedded Software Engineer

Embedded Software Engineer – recruiting all levels, from Junior to Senior

Salary: £40,000-70,000 + benefits

Location of office: A town north of Derby. Excellent transport links by car, train and bus

Location of work: Largely onsite with Flexitime

The Role: This is a unique opportunity for an Embedded Software Engineer to work on the development of ‘top secret’ security products for the UK government and defence sector. You will be working on products developments from research phase, to development, through to manufacture which happens onsite in Derbyshire.

This is not a role where you will be working on big defence projects which have been subcontracted out. Instead you will be working for an SME sized business, who are given high level briefs and requirements from customers to develop devices and solutions.

Your role will be to work part of a talented and collaborative multi-disciplined team to develop products/ solutions that fulfils the customer brief. In order to achieve this, it often means pushing the boundaries of technology.

For an Embedded Software Engineer who wants to on the development of cutting-edge security devices, very much like Q does in the film James Bond, then this opportunity is for you.

Aside from exciting work and a positive team environment, the company offers an excellent benefits package.

You will be joining the business at a very exciting time of expansion, as their customers are asking for more and more products to be developed by them.

Skills required:

  • Embedded C or C++
  • RTOS or Bare Metal development
  • Microcontroller/ Microprocessor experience
  • Worked on products for Safety Critical industries e.g. Automotive, Aerospace, Defence, Medical, Oil+Gas.

Desirable Skills:

  • ARM STM32
  • MISRA or other Safety Critical coding guidelines