Contract Embedded Software Engineer

Contract Embedded Software Engineer

If you can comfortably use PIC Assembler and MPLab to design low level embedded systems and support the design, debugging and validation of control based software then this 6 month contract could be a great project to support.

Job Description

Contract embedded software engineer
6 months
Up to £42/hr Ltd

Can you design embedded systems with PIC microcontrollers using PIC assembly language and MPLab? This may be a little retro but with new systems come the bugs and legacy products that need updating. If you have a strong software design background and would like to support the design, validation and debugging of systems then please have a good read through the specification and send your CV.


" Comprehensive knowledge of embedded firmware design and implementation, ideally within machinery, automation, automotive, aerospace, rail or medical devices environments.
" Highly knowledgeable in embedded systems design with PIC microcontrollers and PIC assembly language.
" Excellent skills in debugging PIC assembler code and complex embedded systems
" Knowledge of Version Control, Bug Tracking and Microchip software build environment tools.
" Experienced with the development and validation of software for communications protocols (I2C, SPI, CAN, RS232, RS485)
" Experienced working within a project structure to time critical deadlines
" Experience of working to a process model (ideally V-model)


" Broad knowledge of Microchip PIC microcontrollers including 18F architectures
" Competent at writing assembly language within MPLab
" Proficient in the use Microchip compiler/debuggers
" Competent with Version Control (preferably Subversion SVN/Tortoise).
" Competent with Bug Tracking process
" Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with people, especially in a cross - functional team environment

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Key Consultant

Katherine Smallwood

Katherine Smallwood profile edited

I have 9 years’ experience in engineering across mechanical, electronics and software design, working with talented individuals from engineer to director level across the UK and EU. I am passionate about technology. I thrive when working on technical engineering projects with clients to find them the right candidates for their business.

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