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Embedded Design Engineer – £45k – Northampton

Embedded Design Engineer – £45k – Northampton

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  • Permanent - Hybrid Working
  • Northampton, UK
  • 40,000 - £45,000 £ / Year

Elite People Partners Ltd

Embedded Design Engineer – £45k – Northampton

Our clients operates a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. As a Embedded Design Engineer you will play a crucial role supporting us through a range of statements of work during a period of high volume demand.

You will be joining a small dynamic team continually designing and developing world beating products. As a Embedded Design Engineer will be expected to support the UK based embedded team through an extremely busy period where we are juggling both New Product Development and delivering customer funded projects based around existing product ranges.

This role will predominately be supporting out Datalink products but it is possible they will be asked to support the other product lines also.

Embedded Design Engineer Day-to-day activities include:

  • Design including but not limited to;
    • Firmware/software design for processors and microcontrollers including embedded C.
    • Design and development with Linux
    • Firmware design for FPGAs including VHDL/DSP.
    • Development for customer projects, new product development and feasibility studies.
  • Technical Support and Testing
    • Production and Manufacturing assistance as required.
    • Answering of customer and marketing questions as required.
    • Trouble shooting of firmware, software and system issues seen from all areas of the business
    • Self testing and debugging of your own design and development work.
    • Testing and debugging of existing design and development work produced by other engineers for our products.
    • Participation in Design Reviews and Project meetings when required.
  • Documentation and Communication including but not limited to;
    • Weekly summary email of work completed.
    • Weekly standup meeting to communicate previous weeks achievements and current weeks priorities.
    • Participation in Design Reviews and Project meetings when required.
    • Creation of Requirement Specifications (RS)
    • Creation of Test Plans (TP) and Test Results (TR)
    • Creation of User Information (UI) documents
    • Creation of Application Programming Interface (API) documents
    • Assisting Principal Design Engineer and Project leads with project plans.

Embedded Design Engineer Essential Skills:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in an equivalent role
  • The following skills and experience will be required. Candidates are not expected to have experience in all areas;
    • C/C++ on bare-metal, embedded RTOS and Linux.
    • Embedded Linux experience including applications, drivers, system build and SoC integration.
    • C#
    • GUI Development for Windows OS
    • Knowledge of UDP, TCP, threads/multi-process, serial protocols and high-speed interfaces.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and interact with other Engineering disciplines.
  • Experience of contracting and being able to make an impact during short periods of employment
  • Ability to produce results under pressure
  • British Citizen or ability to obtain required security clearance.

Embedded Design Engineer Highly Desirable Skills:

  • The following skills and experience would also be beneficial;
    • Experience of DVB-T or datalink/radio technologies
    • Experience of video and broadcast
    • Development of VHDL using Xilinx Vivao and/or Intel Quartus including IP block integration and SoC designs
    • Complex FPGA design from concept through to verification with automated test benches
    • Electronic design/schematic capture including component creation.
    • Familiarity with scripting such as Python, Bash or Make

What’s on offer:

  • Salary £40,000 – £45,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Annual bonus of 3%
  • Flexible 3 days a week on site (hybrid working)
  • Opportunity to work at a cutting-edge start-up company
  • Chance to make a significant impact on the future of wireless technology
  • Collaborative, supportive and Friendly work environment
  • Healthy work environment with sit/stand desks and large screens

My client offers a 2-stage process that can be completed within 1-2 week. (Subject to availability). 1st stage is a 30-60 minute Teams interview and the 2nd stage is on onsite technical interview and site tour.

Please note that you need to be entitled to work in the UK. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please find out more information about working in the UK from GOV.UK.

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£40,000 - £45,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Northampton, UK
Nick Bray
Phone: +44 7713168460