Electronic Engineer

Position: Electronic Engineer

Salary: up to £50,000

Location of office: Leeds

The Role: A Leeds based business, who were established over 40 years ago with a presence in over 70 countries and owned by the word leader in pneumatic motion and fluid control are looking to recruit an Electronics Engineer to the team.

The chosen electronics engineer will be working on a new and exciting electronics development which will be used as part of the EV, Green revolution. The engineer will be working on a project which is used in the sustainability revolution and the drive to ensure that businesses can work with green methods and technologies.

The offices are modern, welcoming and with free parking whilst allowing the engineer to work in exceptionally equipped laboratories and R&D department, with all modern techniques and technologies utilised.

KO2 staff first worked with this business in 2008 and placed an electronics engineer with the business, this electronics engineer is still with the business some 14 years later. The longevity of the employee is testimony to the technical challenges and stability for employees the business can offer.

The electronics engineer will be working on a new product development where the ability to work with analogue electronics is required.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Analogue circuit design
  • Digital circuit design
  • PCB Design and layout
  • Schematic Capture
  • Degree qualification in Engineering subject

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Microcontroller development
  • Embedded C or Assembler programming

This opportunity is commutable from Leeds, Harrogate, Bradford, Huddersfield, York and Wakefield. The company can be walked to from Leeds City Centre in around 20 minutes, or a bus can be caught close to the office and there is also free parking on site.

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

Software Sales Engineer

Job Title: Software Sales Engineer

Location of Work: York and Remote Working

Salary: £35,000 – £55,000

This exceptional career opportunity allows you to use your software skills in a sales environment. As a pre-sales engineer, you’ll be working closely with customers, helping to understand their complex technical needs, delivering software demonstrations, and making sure technical solutions stand out.

Your work will involve helping customers develop the real-time embedded systems of the future in the fields of aviation, autonomous vehicles and space exploration. You will be supporting household names like Airbus, Boeing, Rolls Royce, and Collins Aerospace with their software verification challenges and leading the way in high-tech software automation.

Working as a member of the sales team, you will play an important role in increasing sales by working across multiple departments including marketing, software development and field-application engineering.

This role is based at our clients York office, with hybrid/remote options and flexible working available. You will have the opportunity to travel to customers around the world as well as attending trade-shows/conferences and exhibitions. There are many opportunities for growth into account management, marketing or technical areas.

What will you be doing?

Your main task will be technical pre-sales – this means supporting the sales team by delivering technical demonstrations of our software to customers, helping customers with technical questions and generating technical content about our software solutions.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Technical presentations – delivering demonstrations of our software to help customers understand the benefits of our technologies
  • Managing technical interactions with customers during the sales process
  • Creating and maintaining technology demonstrators – working with the teams around the company to showcase the latest features
  • Visiting customers around the world to help them with technical pre-sales questions
  • Presenting and exhibiting at shows and conferences

Reporting to the Sales Office Manager, you will be working across several areas of the company, helping to keep the technical and commercial teams closely aligned.

The tools are widely used for the verification of reliable embedded software in the aerospace, automotive and space industries.

Technologies you’ll be working with:

You will be working with aerospace and automotive embedded systems, including a variety of real-time operating systems, safety-critical software systems, and several programming languages (C, C++, Ada, Python). The key technology, which you will learn, includes code-coverage, timing analysis, testing and analysis.

What would make you great at this role?

The client are searching for someone with strong customer-facing skills and a desire for customer satisfaction. You’ll also need a software/technical background to establish a depth of knowledge of the products.

You must have the following skills/experience:

  • Strong interpersonal skills for customer facing sales
  • Highly motivated and organized, with a positive outgoing attitude
  • A software background (programming or computer science experience)
  • An undergraduate degree in a related area
  • Excellent written and spoken English language ability

This position could suit a range of experiences from a new graduate to someone with more years of industrial experience. The client offer a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience. Location: York, UK, partial remote working is possible.

Why Join The Company

You will be working within a strong, friendly team of like-minded people who have a passion for technology and the work they do. The business have an innovative ethos and culture, and an open, flexible working environment.

The client offers flexible working times, 33 days of flexible annual leave (including bank holidays), a private pension, cycle to work scheme, team away days, fruit and drinks, office cycle/car parking and other benefits. Most roles can be done with a hybrid approach of home-working and office working. The office is based in the lovely city of York, which is a fantastic place to live and work – if you need it, the client can help you settle in with a relocation package.

The work they do helps customers to provide safer and greener flights – we are proud that the technologies we work with contribute to safe and reliable systems. The client work with customers who design the latest low-carbon technologies, autonomous vehicles, advanced displays, and pilot support.

Scrum Master

Position: Scrum Master

Salary: Up to £65,000

Location of work: Fully Remote

The Company:

Our client is continuing to grow their technology team which is focused on the development of cutting-edge autonomous vehicle platforms and software tools. These projects are truly unique and will set the industry standard moving forward. They are happy for people to take on this role on a remote basis and have been successfully working to this model for several years now.

The Role:

In this role the successful Scrum Master will be tasked with leading an international software team developing a range of middleware applications to meet specific client needs. You will be leading a software team made up of 10/12 engineers working remotely across the UK and Germany. They work to agile methodologies and your main focus will be to drive continuous improvements whilst supporting the development team, enabling them to deliver software solutions to meet client’s specific requirements and time scales.

Our client’s office is in York but they are happy for this role to taken on a fully remote basis and have been successfully working to this model for several years now.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Scrum Master experience in software development environment
  • Degree qualified within a relevant engineering or computer science subject
  • Software Engineer background
  • Agile development methodologies and practice

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Automotive industry experience
  • A-SPICE or similar process models
  • Linux and C++ software background

They offer an excellent benefits package and the chance to work on cutting edge, industry leading software solutions on a fully remote basis.

Package includes: Salary of up to £65,000, 33 days flexi-holidays, including bank holidays, flexitime, remote working, generous pension contribution, healthcare and excellent bonus scheme.

 

Software Engineer

Salary: up to £60,000 + benefits

Location of office: Fully Remote Working

The Role:

Our client, a leader in the development of autonomous driving applications and software tools are now seeking experienced Software Engineers to join their growing software engineering team, working on a fully remote basis. Ideal Software Engineers will be strong programming with both C++ and C# and have proven experience in developing complex applications in an Agile environment. This is the chance to join a new team focussed on new product development with an exciting product roadmap ahead of them.

The successful Software Engineers will be joining an established, expanding business who pride themselves in developing cutting edge software applications, working to modern development techniques and agile developments methods. You will be tasked with designing, building, and maintaining a range of software applications whilst working as part of a multinational development team. You will be expected to focus on quality and functionality as the software solutions will be moving huge amounts of data in real time, and reliability is key to their success.

Skills and experience required:

  • C++ and C# programming
  • Application development
  • Test driven development methods
  • Agile development
  • Degree qualified – Computer science or similar

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Embedded software
  • Python scripting
  • UI toolkits – Qt, Rviz etc
  • Google test

Package includes: Salary of up to £60,000, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, flexitime, remote working, generous pension contribution and bonus scheme

Contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

Junior C++ Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £40,000 + excellent benefits

Location of office: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Location of work: Fully Remote Working Available

The Role:

Are you a recent Software Graduate or Junior Software Engineer looking for an exciting, new role working on cutting edge autonomous vehicle software platforms and tools? If so this is the role for you.

Our client is growing their software team dedicated to a range of new products within the autonomous vehicle space, they are offering excellent benefits and an extensive career development scheme for the right Software Engineers.

In this role successful Software Engineers will be working with an experienced development team and will have the chance to contribute throughout the full development lifecycle whilst learning modern development, documentation and software testing techniques.

This is a fantastic opportunity for junior software engineers to join an innovative company who focus on career growth and pride themselves in offering a friendly yet challenging environment for their engineers to thrive in.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Degree qualification within a computer science related topic
  • C++ programming
  • Experience with Linux or embedded platforms
  • A keen interest in software development
  • An eagerness to learn new technologies and skills

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • MSc degree or PHD qualification
  • Industrial experience in a software development role

Please contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight to discuss this role in further details.

Electronic Design Engineer

Location of Office: Barnsley

Location of work: Hybrid WFH available

Salary: £45,000 – 55,000

The Role:

A successful electronics business in Barnsley, which was voted the ‘most admired company to work for in 2020’ require an Electronics Design Engineer to join their multidisciplined R&D team of twenty engineers.

The company specialises in designing control systems that saves people’s lives. The company is continuing to see revenue, profit and headcount grow year-on-year, which is testament to the products they produce and the strong customer demand. With customer queries increasing in the UK and Internationally there is a need to continually invest in new R&D, as there is a need to design new products as well as support and enhance existing products.

You should demonstrate excellent Analogue and Digital circuit design skills for embedded microcontroller/ microprocessor-based products. Although this role is predominately electronics focussed, if you can do embedded software there is the opportunity to do this if you wish.

As the products you will be designing are for safety purposes, there is a need to design to safety standards (EN and UL). Any experience designing highly reliable, and safety critical products would be advantageous, but is not essential. If you are seeking an opportunity to work on varied and exciting work, in a motivational and purposeful environment, whilst also having a great deal of flexibility then this opportunity will be ideally suited.

Skills and experience required:

  • Full electronic lifecycle experience
  • Analogue and Digital circuit design
  • Microcontroller/ Microprocessor design (8, 16 or 32 bit)
  • Communication protocol experience – Ideally RS232 and RS485
  • Comfortable working individually and as part of a team

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Altium design
  • SMPSU design (the business design their own Power Supplies)
  • Embedded C programming
  • Renesas microcontroller experience
  • Designed products used in Safety Critical/ Hazardous environments

To discuss this role in further detail please contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions

C++ Linux Software Engineer

Location of Office: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Location of Work: WFH Hybrid working available

Salary: Up to £60,000

The Role:

A new position has now been created for an experienced Software Engineer to join our client’s software design team as they work to develop a new range of products whilst modernising several of their existing products. The ideal Software Engineer will be strong programming with both C++ and Python and be comfortable in both windows and Linux environments.

In this role the successful Software Engineer will be joining a small development team and will be given the opportunity to contribute throughout the full development cycle, using modern design practices whilst having the chance to develop new skills across a range of exciting new projects. You will be developing software used for controlling, monitoring and collecting data from a range of innovative hardware devices. So, experience across the full software stack is ideal whilst an appreciation or experience working with hardware or at the embedded level is desirable

Our client’s office is based in North Leeds and they are open to hybrid home working for the right Software Engineer and offer very flexible working hours to assist with commute time and daily life commitments.

This role will best suit an experienced Software Engineer who is looking for variety in their daily tasks, enjoys working throughout the full life cycle and is able to manage their own time and workload.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • C++ (version 17 desired)
  • Python
  • Linux and windows environments
  • TCP/IP networking, sockets and threads

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Docker, Flatpack or Snap containers
  • Git, Jira or Confluence
  • Jenkins
  • Modbus

Please contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight to discuss this role in further detail.

Software Quality Engineer

Salary: Up to £60,000

Location of work: Fully Remote Working

The Role:

Our client is now growing their technology team which is focused on the development of new, cutting-edge autonomous vehicle platforms and software tools. These projects are truly unique and will set the industry standards moving forward. They are happy for people to take on this role on a remote basis and happy to welcome people to their state-of-the-art office if preferred. The code base will be predominately C++ based Python is their preferred scripting language.

The successful Software Quality Engineer will be joining a team design environment, so strong communication skills and the ability to work closely with other engineers is crucial.  As an engineer responsible for software quality, you will work in and with agile projects to support the integration of quality tools (static code analysers, etc.) into their build systems and development workflows.

This role will best suit a Software Engineer with an eye for details who has a problem-solving mindset who is keen to work as part of a team on industry leading software tools in the autonomous vehicle sector. On offer is a strong salary and excellent benefits package including flexible working from home, bonus, pension and much more.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Degree qualified Computer science or similar engineering discipline
  • C++ coding experience and knowledge
  • Python scripting
  • Software coding and analysis tools – QAC or QAC++ desired
  • Modern software development methods

Desirable Skill and Experience:

  • Knowledge of MISRA, CERT or ISO 26262 standards
  • Experience with compilers and build systems on Linux or windows
  • Experience within the automotive sector

C++ Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £60,000 + benefits

Location of work: Fully Remote

The Role:

An exciting new position has been created for an experienced C++ Software Engineer to join a growing team working towards the design or a host of autonomous driving software solutions. In this role you will get the chance to work with modern C++ (17 and 20) in an agile environment towards the development of industry standard setting, new software products.

The ideal C++ Software Engineer will be an enthusiast across all things new in software development, be a strong C++ (17/20) programmer and have experience developing for Linux (Yocto, Ubuntu) and embedded platforms. You will be keen to learn new technologies and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Whilst any experience with JSON, YAML or Google Test will make your CV standout.

The successful Software Engineer will be joining an established business who continue to lead the way in the development of autonomous vehicle software solutions for a host of household vendors across the globe. You will be the joining the team at an exciting time and be able to work almost fully remotely. On offer is a strong salary and excellent benefits package including bonus, pension, flexible working, healthcare and more.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Strong C++ programming – 17 or 20
  • Linux – Yocto or Ubuntu
  • Embedded software platforms
  • Full software development lifecycle
  • Degree qualified – computer science or similar

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • YAML or JSON
  • Google Test
  • Working to safety standards – automotive, safety critical etc
  • Knowledge of engineering security

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

 

Electronic Design Engineer, Production Test solutions

Salary: up to £55,000

Location of work: Castleford, West Yorkshire

The role:

A highly reputable electronics business in Castleford are looking to hire an Electronics Engineer to join its production test design team. This team is responsible for designing innovative and bespoke electronic products and solutions that will increase the efficiency of the devices the company manufacturers onsite in Castleford.

With all production and manufacturing happening onsite in Castleford, you have direct access to the production and manufacturing facilities.

This role offers an Electronic Design Engineer to take a high-level objective (e.g. try to increase the production efficiency of this product by x) and design a solution that you see fit.

In this role you will have scope to select all the hardware components and parts that you wish and can design the solution in any way that you like.

This opportunity allows you to be truly creative and will allow you to design solutions without any design constraints.

Given the wide range of devices and products that the business manufacturers, there is always opportunity to make improvements to production by designing intelligent and smart solutions.

The company doesn’t believe in buying off the shelf solutions that aren’t fit for purpose. Instead the company likes to invest in this team, who can design and create bespoke solutions that are truly efficient.

In you wish to work in a role where you have total freedom to come up with a design solution that will allow you to apply your electronic design skills, then this role will suit.

Skill required:

  • Full electronic lifecycle design (you will work from concept)
  • Confident designing bespoke electronic products/ solutions that are used to improve the efficiency of a company’s manufacturing
  • Analogue and Digital circuit design
  • Microcontroller/ Microprocessor design
  • PCB schematic design
  • An understanding and appreciation of manufacturing and production

Desirable experience:

  • LabVIEW or Python scripting
  • RF knowledge