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Embedded Software Engineer – £80k – Farnborough

Embedded Software Engineer – £80k – Farnborough

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  • Permanent - Hybrid Working
  • Farnborough
  • 80,000 £ / Year
  • This position has been filled.

Elite People Partners Ltd

Embedded Software Engineer – £80k – Farnborough

Due to our continued growth, Our space client is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join their Satellite Communications team in Farnborough.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a professional background in real-time embedded software looking to take the next step in their career and be part of exciting and innovative projects in space.

This role will focus on the development of embedded DSP code for satellite communication systems

Embedded Software Engineer – Responsibilities

  • Development of embedded DSP code for satellite communication systems
    • Implementation of DSP algorithms, control and HW driver code for satellite communication systems
    • Optimization of embedded DSP code for MIPS/Memory constraints
    • Debugging and verification of DSP code in a lab environment against a system simulator
    • Close collaboration with other teams for the design, development and commercialization of new features
    • Enhancement of existing DSP algorithms and development of new Algorithms using system simulation tools like Matlab
  • Customer Support
    • Analysis and resolution of DSP/PHY layer-related issues reported by customers, resolution and timely delivery of SW updates

Embedded Software Engineer – Essential Skills

  • 3-5 years of Embedded software development experience
  • Embedded software development experience with C/C++
  • Experience in HW driver development and low-level chip bring-up and debugging.
  • Experience in developing driver code at a VLSI level which would involve developing drivers from scratch based on the register map of a chip and debugging issues on a chip, running system tests and similar.
  • Development experience with DSPs and optimisation of DSP code
  • HW driver development for wireless modems (BareMetal)
  • Debugging of embedded systems using JTAG, Spectrum Analysers, Oscilloscopes, …
  • Assembler programming
  • Commercial SW support throughout its lifecycle

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of wireless standards, ideally DVB-S, but other wireless standards acceptable as well
  • Experience with code management and defect tracking tools
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, ideally Python


  • Competitive base salary (£65k-£80k)
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday per year.
  • Pension (Royal London) 3% Employee 5% Employee
  • Hybrid working available (3 days on site, 2 from home)
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Long Term Sick and Disability Cover
  • Visa sponsorship for employees if required
  • Bonus for Security Clearance (SC/DV) Clearance

My client can offer a 2-stage process consisting of a 1st stage Video Call and a 2nd Stage  will be on onsite Technical interview. This process can be completed within 1 week (based on availability)

Job Overview
Offered Salary
£80,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Nick Bray
Phone: +44 7713168460