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Embedded Software and Systems Engineer

Posted 24 May by Quest Employment
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Salary icon £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Location icon Ashton , Northamptonshire

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Quest Employment are working with a company that specialise in cutting-edge security and intelligence solutions, working with Government agencies both in the UK and globally to find an experienced Embedded Software and Systems Engineer to join their dedicated team.


  • Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm


  • 33 days annual leave (including Bank Holiday allowance) - increasing to 38 days after 5 years service
  • Flexible working
  • Travel insurance to cover leisure trips for you and your partner & children
  • Pension: 4% employer contribution to your pension when you deposit an equal amount
  • Share scheme
  • Progression opportunities

Duties and responsibilities:

Play a pivotal role in advancing our product development projects which aid governments in safeguarding their citizens. Your expertise in electronic hardware design, microprocessors, IC interfacing protocols, and firmware writing will be instrumental in accelerating our product development.

  • Writing, testing, and debugging embedded software for various applications
  • Being hands on with the design, build and test of products
  • Working to deadlines and schedules
  • Working with cross-functional teams to meet project goals and requirements
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Maintaining good version control

Experience, qualifications, and requirements:

  • Strong experience with micro-controller programming (PIC, ARM, Atmel AVR…)
  • Ability to use debugging tools and possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with communications protocols and suitable hardware would be desirable
  • Ability to write code using best practice methods for the selected applications
  • Experience with IoT & LoRa desirable
  • Self-driven
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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Reference: 52731491

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