Embedded Systems Development Engineer

Posted 31 January by Walsh Employment Ltd


Embedded Systems Development Engineer
£40-45k plus relocation package available
Telford


A family owned business that has been operating in the Telford area for over 25 years. We have a requirement for an embedded systems development engineer to assist the development of new products and to maintain the company’s existing range of electronic products.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team the successful candidate will work on connected digital signage and related infrastructure / system components.

The company produces high reliability systems for sign lighting and for road side control applications.

Essential Skills and Work Experience

-Design experience of embedded systems of at least 5 years
-Experience of embedded device operating systems e.g. Windows 10 Core IoT, Linux, RToS etc
-Prototyping and PCB design
-Experience in writing firmware and software in Python / C / C++ / Assembler or other suitable language
-Design experience in analogue system, and digital circuit design

This is a greenfield project and in summary the role involves:-
-Validating and selecting suitable systems and components
oOperating systems Win IoT, Linux or RToS
oInitial development systems
-Establish a software development environment
-Designing
-Developing
-Prototyping
-Testing

Experience in the following would be beneficial:-
-transferring design to manufacture
-technical support

Person specification: Electronic Design Engineer

Education and qualification

-Educated to degree level or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or equivalent subject.

Desirable skills / Full job specification

1 Digital circuit designs
-Micro-controller design
-Micro controller circuits for modem control
-Firmware for micro controllers
-Working with professional electronic CAD tools

2 Printed Circuit Design
-Ability to design printed circuit boards:- layouts, component placement and tracking
-Digital, analogue and mixed layouts etc. as required

3 Designing and writing firmware for
-Device control systems
-Interfacing with communication products low power radio, modems, GPRS modems etc
-Experience in writing firmware and software in Python / C / C++ / Assembler or other suitable language

4 Peripheral / support system design
-Low power radio systems
-Communications products
-Security protocols
-Understanding the factors affecting the selection of communication sub-systems & families, protocols etc.

5 Design Validation
-Producing professional test plans for new electronic product validation (Design Assurance Tests)
-Validating designs by performing Design Assurance Tests

6 Designing for EMC
-Familiar with designing for reduction of EMC
-Familiar with best practice for designing for reduction of EMC issues
-Knowledge of EMC standards, directives and their practical application
-Demonstrable experience of resolving product EMC issues

7 Specifications and written work
-producing written specifications for Design Assurance Tests
-producing written test plans and test in accordance with plan
-producing and maintaining test documentation in line with companies new product introduction process

8 Testing and certification
-Driving product through EMC certification
-Liaise with EMC testing houses re testing and product compliance
-Familiar with process of obtaining UMSUG coding
-Electronics product testing - knowledge of JEDEC or other testing standards would be beneficial

Reference: 33830219

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