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Firmware Engineer - Embedded Software Engineer (Permanent)

Location: Coventry, Warwickshire Country: UK Rate: £40k - 50k per annum

Firmware Engineer - Embedded C

A. Purpose:
To Translate product requirements and use cases into functional firmware
To Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
To ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of firmware
To Identify and resolve product issues.
To ensure these development activities conform to our ISO9001 processes and 3rd parties.

B. Responsible to: Head of Firmware

C: Responsible for:
1.Distilling product requirements into Firmware Requirements
2.Realising the Firmware requirements through efficient and robust Embedded Firmware to achieve an optimal cost/benefit relationship.
3.Contributing to the Firmware Development Process to ensure compliance to our Business Management System.
4.Maintenance of existing designs in accordance with their certification requirements, and in communication with the NPI team and our manufacturing partners.
5.Ensuring the department maintains appropriate levels of quality in their work and processes in accordance with the company's strategic goal of Best Ever Quality
6.Conducting and contributing to Peer Code Reviews
7.Helping to maintaining code quality, organisation and automation.

D: Relationships and influences:
1.Key Internal Relationships:
Software and Firmware Team, Head of Firmware, The R&D Team, The NPI team

2.Key External Relationships:
Manufacturing partners, Technology suppliers and prospective suppliers

E: Essential Qualifications, Key Skills and Experience:
1.B.Sc. in Computer Science or other equivalent engineering discipline.
2.5+ Years post-graduate experience
3.Proficient in C, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
4.Strong understanding of Embedded development
5.Understanding of Embedded electronics
6.Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (GitHub)
7.Full software development life cycle experience.
8.Experience of Software/Firmware design on Microchip PIC and ARM M0/M0+ or similar devices
9.Knowledge of Si-Labs or TI devices.
10.RTOS and Stacks
11.Strong understanding of RF technologies.
12.Experience in developing firmware for low power safety critical devices
13.Knowledge of MISRA C and the LDRA toolchain
F: Desirable Qualifications, Key Skills and Experience:
1.Familiarity with NXP
2.Agile development (JIRA, GitHub)
3.Application development for Windows and/or Linux.
4.Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
5.Ultrasonics/IR sensor technologies

Salary £50,000

Firmware Engineer - Embedded C

Posted Date: 05 Feb 2021 Reference: JS/J2425 Employment Agency: IntecSelect Contact: Grant Hunnisett