Embedded Software Engineer

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: 30,000-50,000
Location: Livingston

Job ref. no.: Embedded Software Engineer


To support our business growth we require a self-motivated embedded software engineer to drive and implement innovative products for our customers, drawn from industries as diverse as: Smart Metering, Oil & Gas, Life and Medical Sciences, Assistive Technologies and Defence.  This is a high-profile, prestigious opportunity for you to show off your talent in a fast-paced technical environment with lots of variety.

Essential Technical skills:

  • 5+ years experience of developing embedded / real-time systems.
  • Strong C/C++ skills gained in a commercial environment.
  • Development of high quality code and adherence to best coding practices.
  • Ability to interpret datasheets, protocol documents, design specifications.
  • Software problem-solving and bug-fixing.
  • 16 and 32bit microcontrollers (eg PIC, MSP430, AVR, ARM Cortex, Blackfin).
  • Standard buses and protocols (eg RS232, I2C, I2S, CAN, SPI).

You Must Be Human and:

  • Enjoy problem solving and working in a fast-paced technical environment.
  • Work best in a team environment.
  • Possess strong communication skills; both internal and customer facing.
  • Use and understand appropriate methodologies to design build and test complex systems.
  • Create customer-readable documentation, test results and reports.
  • Regularly investigate, develop and integrate new techniques, processes & tools.
  • Have a good understanding of general IT skills and responsibilities.

The following bonus skills are a plus:

  • Smart Metering experience.
  • Medical Device development
  • DSP algorithm development.
  • Assembly language.
  • Zigbee/Bluetooth/Wifi/Ethernet/USB.
  • Linux kernel porting / driver development / Windows development.
  • RTOS experience (eg FreeRTOS, VxWorks, ThreadX).
  • Video or still image capture and processing.
  • Peer review.
  • True interest in software development and investigating cutting edge technology.
  • Windows or Mobile background is a bonus, but embedded software experience is essential.

We have been delivering design solutions for more than a decade, including proof of concept or prototype to full production. We know our stuff and you should too. What you’ll get for your talent and effort is a like-minded team focused on professional and personal success. Kick it up. Give us a call.

Additional Information

  • No agencies please.
  • We do not keep CV's on file. If you have applied before please apply again. 
  • Any offer of employment will be subject to the successful candidate holding the right to work in the UK.

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Contact Name John Thomson
Address Alba Innovation Ctr
Alba Campus
Livingston EH54 7GA

About A2E Ltd

From initial proof of concept or prototype to full production, A2E delivers electronics hardware and software design services across a range of industry sectors. Established more than a decade ago, A2E engineers' demonstrated vision and expertise ensure that products are realised within budget and schedule requirements.
A2E's expertise covers bespoke hardware, firmware, and software design solutions for : Military, Commercial Sensor, Oil &Gas, Medical and IOT applications.

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