Principal Embedded Software Engineer

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Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Fancy a role which allows you to showcase your passion for software but with more of a challenge than writing code all day? This could well be the perfect role for you! You will be responsible for leadership across a global business developing the processes and future strategy associated with embedded systems hardware and software covering all elements of the lifecycle from design through to testing and validation.

Job Description

Principal Embedded Systems Engineer
Staffordshire
Up to £50,000 + benefits

Fancy a role which allows you to showcase your passion for software but with more of a challenge than writing code all day? This could well be the perfect role for you!

You will be responsible for leadership across a global business developing the processes and future strategy associated with embedded systems hardware and software covering all elements of the lifecycle from design through to testing and validation.

Responsibilities:
" Liaising with suppliers and internal teams to deliver and integrate the latest hardware and software products ensuring they meet standards - Safety, security, interfaces etc
" Reviewing supplier proposals/quotes to ensure business is getting the robust, capable, appropriate and cost effective hardware and software to meeting needs
" Developing standard requirements for software delivery and hardware to ensure that all integrated technology will survive in the environment
" Working with business units to develop specifications, perform gap analysis and help review supplier proposals
" Driving an improved software test and validation process, covering supplier testing through to on-machine testing to ensure good coverage and compliance with appropriate coding standards (such as MISRA)
" Developing strategy for an appropriate architecture covering hardware, middleware, firmware, high-level control, low-level control and interfaces

Knowledge:

" Degree qualified or equivalent preferably with the focus being either control system engineering, software engineering or embedded systems
" A wide range of skills in an embedded system environment ideally within Agricultural or Off-highway machinery, Automotive, Aerospace etc
" Excellent knowledge of design/support/specification of embedded systems
" Understanding of testing and test design of embedded systems
" It would be beneficial to have an understanding of hardware in the loop / software in the loop / model in the loop environments.
" V Model lifecycle and approach and associated tools (DOORs)
" Software coding to appropriate standards (i.e. MISRA C).
" CAN Networks and tools
" Model based software/control development - Matlab, Simulink etc.
" Conducting Software audits / supplier audits.

As a Principal Engineer you will be leading and manging projects and potentially leading others within project teams so self-motivation and excellent communication skills are a must
You will be a good problem solver with a logical approach and the ability to "sell" new solutions to the business

Sound like you? Call Ryan Shipston at ARM on 02392 228279 to find out more.

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Ryan Shipston

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I cover CEMs, electronics, automotive, aerospace, rail, avionics, defence, machinery, medical, semiconductor and automation. Within these industries I recruit a broad range of expertise including design, mechanical and electronics engineering, project management, technical publications, maintenance and testing.