Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Manchester

Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits

An exciting new position has now been created for an Embedded Software Engineer to join our growing start up client’s team, working out of their brand-new offices in the South Manchester area. Our client is working towards the 2nd generation of their cutting-edge medical device and are looking to expand their engineering team. They are seeking an embedded software engineer with previous medical devices and medical standards (IEC62304) experience who will play a pivotal role in the engineering team.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Embedded C programming
  • STM32 Microcontrollers
  • Medical device and medical standards experience – IEC62304 ideally
  • Degree qualified – Computer Science or similar

In this role you will be responsible for the development of firmware and related software for the next and future generations of their devices, you will report directly to the Technical Director and can expect to work closely with other engineers (mechanical, electronics and test). In this role you can expect plenty of variety in your daily tasks, the autonomy to manage your own workload and can expect your core responsibilities to include:

  • The design and development of firmware on SMT32 microcontrollers
  • The design and development of software for embedded controls and firmware interfaces
  • Writing embedded level software in C
  • System integration and integration testing
  • Conducting unit testing and participating in software validation processes
  • Producing accurate and detailed documentation

This role will best suit a graduate qualified Embedded Software Engineer with a few years industry experience who is keen to join an exciting startup. You will have the chance to work with passionate engineers towards the development of a state-of-the-art medical device that will make a positive impact in people’s lives around the globe.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • C++, Python or C#
  • Azure, Aws or Google Cloud interfacing
  • GitHub or TFS

Apply today for this fantastic Embedded Software Engineer opportunity with an up-to-date CV or contact Laurence Powell at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions for more details.

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: York

Location of Work: Hybrid Work from Home

The role: A new position has been created for an Electronics Engineer to join our clients growing engineering team in the York area as they continue to design and develop industry leading products that are used around the globe.

Our client designs a range of electronic instrumentation and measurement devices and are currently looking embarking on the design of their next generation of devices. Working as part of a small team the successful electronics engineer can expect their role to be varied from day to day with the chance to contribute throughout the full life cycle whilst having an input in electronics and software design.

The ideal candidate will live within a commutable distance of York and be able to illustrate experience in a similar role and be comfortable with analogue and digital circuit design, PCB layout and coding in Embedded C. You will be degree qualified and any experience with ARM Cortex processors, Matlab or LTSpice will really make your CV stand out.

This role will best suit an electronic engineer who enjoys being involved in the full design life cycle, is comfortable with a mixture of design tasks and enjoys working in a small team whist taking ownership of individual tasks and managing their own time.

Skills and experience required:

  • Analogue and Digital Circuit Design
  • PCB design and layout
  • Embedded C programming
  • RS232, RS485, SPI, UART, I2C etc
  • Degree qualified within an Engineering subject

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Electronic test equipment
  • Matlab
  • Circuit simulation – LTSpice desired
  • ARM Cortex processors

Package includes: Salary of up to £60,000 + pension, 25 days holiday, early finish on a Friday and company bonus

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.

Mechatronics Engineer

Position: Mechatronics Engineer

Salary: £50,000 – £70,000

Location of work: Newcastle

The Role: Our client, a leader in the design and manufacture of bespoke and innovative robotic solutions is now looking to add an experienced Mechatronic Engineer to their team. The successful Engineer will get the chance to contribute across the design elements of multiple components (including mechanical, electronics, software, electrical), designing a range of bespoke, cutting-edge products.

The successful engineer will be joining a fast paced, growing, engineering team and can expect their role to involve a variety of tasks across development, design, test and implementation, whilst working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.

The ideal engineer will have a relevant degree qualification and industry experience working in a R&D focussed environment and be keen to contribute across the full design life cycle. You should also enjoy the challenge of solving complex problems and designing innovative solutions. Any experience with electrical and controls systems will really make your CV standout.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Engineering Degree qualifications – Mechanical, electronic or electrical subject.
  • Mechanical design – SolidWorks, AutoCAD, SolidEdge or similar
  • Electronic design – PCB, schematics, circuit design

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Masters Degree or PHD
  • Embedded software
  • Software programming – C, C++ or Python

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

Lead Electronics Engineer

Position: Lead Electronics Engineer

Location of work: Sedgefield + Hybrid WFH

Salary: Up to £65,000 + 10% pension, Private Healthcare and 28 days holiday + bank holidays

The Role: Our award-winning, innovation led client are now looking for a Lead Electronics Engineer to lead and grow their electronics engineering team. This role will be technically hands on and will also involve managing a small team of engineers, leading projects, and taking responsibility for strategy and process level decisions. If you are a technically hands on electronics engineering/R&D manager or a senior electronics engineer looking to take that step up this could be the role for you.

Our client specialises in taking prototypes from concept stage all the way through to technology readiness level working with a variety of customers, predominately in the healthcare tech sector; mainly wearable and wireless connected devices. In their 15 plus years they have built up a very strong reputation in their sector and as such work with a host of industry leading names so there are plenty of exciting and innovative new projects on their product road map awaiting the successful candidate.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Electronics design skills
  • Team leadership experience
  • Project leadership experience
  • Experience as a Technical authority
  • Customer facing skills

As the lead in the Electronics team, you will be expected to take technical ownership, allocate work packages and take on day to day management responsibility for the team. You will also be required to be the technical face of the company with new customers and at appropriate stages of the process, so can expect to liaise with customers face to face and via video calls. Therefore, experience in similar scenarios and the communication skills required for such tasks are required.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience within the medical or healthcare tech industries
  • Team and technical management experience
  • Experience with wireless connected devices

For more information on this exciting, new position do contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Recruitment today!

Embedded Software Engineer – Embedded Linux

Position: Embedded Software Engineer – Embedded Linux

Salary: Up to £55,000 + Benefits

Location of Office: Scarborough

Our client, a leader in their field is now seeking an experienced Embedded Software Engineer to join their team to work towards the development of a new generation of innovative instruments and systems that will be used worldwide. The ideal Embedded Software Engineer will have proven experience in bringing complete products to market, be keen to work on a range of challenging development tasks and be comfortable working within a small team of like-minded engineers.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Embedded Linux
  • C programming
  • RTOS or Bare Metal Development
  • Microcontroller development – ARM Cortex ideally

In this role you will get the chance to be involved in the full development lifecycle and can expect to be involved in a range of development tasks, from attending concept meetings, writing new code, bug fixing, documentation, in house testing and liaising with customers when required. You will be working within a small team so strong communication skills are a must, and you should also be comfortable working on individual projects and managing your own time and workload. For the right candidate there is also scope to take on a project management or team leader responsibilities including mentoring junior engineers and taking a technical lead role on projects.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Linux Kernel development
  • Yocto
  • DSP knowledge
  • NXP Processors

On offer is a salary of up to £55,000 plus benefits including competitive pension, 27 days holiday and more.

Reach out to Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Recruitment with an updated CV to seize this exciting opportunity.

Software Engineer – C, C++, Python, Rust, Linux

Position: Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £60,000 DOE

Office Location: Manchester, City Centre + Hybrid WFH

The Role: Multiple exciting positions have now been created for Software Engineers to join a rapidly expanding software solutions company in central Manchester. The successful Software Engineers will be joining a growing team and be given the chance to contribute across a range of cutting-edge software solutions for a variety of industry sectors including autonomous vehicles, automation, finance and more. If you are a technical enthusiast, with 3+ years experience in industry or on personal projects this could be the role for you.

The team you will be joining is made up of a range of engineers covering multiple disciplines who are all technical enthusiasts and who have a passion for developing new products working to modern processes and methods. The ideal Software Engineers will be strong in a Linux environment ideally coding in C, C++, Python or Rust and will be comfortable contributing across the full design life cycle. Experience with embedded software development and open-source software will make your CV really stand out.

This role will best suit Software Engineers who are passionate about software development, looking to work with likeminded engineers and keen to have plenty of project variety in their role. Here no one project is the same so there are always new challenges and tasks to complete. Personal development and adding new skills and technologies to your profile is actively encouraged and there is also plenty of scope for career development within the business.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • C, C++, Python, Rust or Java programming
  • Linux environments
  • Modern software development processes

Desirable Skill and Experience:

  • Embedded software development
  • Linux device driver development
  • Open-Source Software
  • DevOps skills and technologies

Please contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd to discuss this role in further detail or apply today with an up-to-date CV.

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.

Power Electronics Engineer

Salary: up to £100,000

Location of work: Hybrid. You can work remotely when the task work suits.

Location of office: Milton Keynes

The role:
A growing start-up electronics business with very secure financial investment are looking to recruit a Power Electronics specialist to the team.

The business is using cutting edge disruptive technologies to design highly efficient power supplies that use high frequency AC and operate at very high speed. These power supplies can be applied to various applications and will make an offering that is different to anything currently available on the market.

The business is receiving interest from a wide range of customers in different industry sectors where their power supply solutions could be applied. Some of the industries proof of concepts are to be designed for are Agriculture, Emergency Services, Lighting, Mini-Grid and other Commercial applications.

As the work is so cutting edge and disruptive to power distribution you will have the opportunity to work on all conventional power supply topologies but will also be working with resonant topologies.

You should have experience with push-pull, buck and boost, flyback and resonant topologies and have experience designing power supplies to output High Frequency AC using GaN, SiC all in digital power with micro’s and fpga’s and frequencies ranging from 50 kHz up to Megahertz. The use of silicon carbide in product designs illustrate how cutting edge the developments are.

You should be a Power Electronics Engineer who can work through the full lifecycle, be comfortable working in a lab, and can use one of simulation packages mentioned below. You should also have magnetics and full design documentation experience.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Power Electronics/ SMPS expertise
  • Simulation programmes e.g. PCM, PSpice, LT Spice, SIMetrix /SIMPLIS
  • Invertors/ Power Bridges
  • PFC
  • Resonant topologies
  • EMC