Embedded Software Engineer

Berkshire | Electronic, Engineering

Important: Due to the nature of the role, all candidates will need to be prepared to undertake DV clearance and therefore as a minimum be living in the UK 10 years.

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

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✅ Full range of company benefits, flexible working, training, development and clear career progression!

As the Embedded Software Engineer you will define, design, develop, document and test embedded and/or application software as part of a software engineering team of 5-20 engineers, within the Communication Systems Business Unit, delivering multiple concurrent research, development and production programmes ranging from tens of £k to several £m.


  • Implement embedded software under the direction of the project's software lead and engineering software lead.
  • Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual to ensure compliance with Government regulations.
  • Specify requirements, design, implement and test C and C++ embedded software and/or Python or C# application software in accordance with the project software development process to ensure high quality and timely software deliverables.
  • Apply object oriented design techniques to enable code re-use and integration with testing frameworks
  • Review and understand system design artefacts to enable the derivation of software requirements and architecture that meet the high-level system requirements.
  • Design, document, review and maintain the software design using modelling tools such as RSA and EA, ensuring model can be used for accurate code generation as required.
    • Develop and maintain knowledge of best practice development processes, language standards and tools, e.g. TDD/BDD, Continuous Integration, DevOps, static and run-time analysis tools, C#/C++/Python/C standards and secure software development.
    • Estimate time and effort required for software activities and deliver to these time and effort estimates to ensure cost and schedule adherence.
    • Proposes improvements in tools, processes and techniques that support quality and innovation and make the software development more efficient and effective.
    • Actively contribute to defined aspects of the project to achieve optimal balance between requirements, schedule and cost.


  • Degree in an engineering, mathematical or science-based subject or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of at least one of the following;
  • Embedded product development (including bare-metal and RTOSes such as ThreadX, QNX or Linux)
  • Embedded Linux application, kernel and/or driver development.
  • C and C++


  • Experience of best practice software development processes/lifecycles
  • Exposure to defensive coding techniques and standards such as MISRA
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices, methodologies, processes, techniques and technology trends
  • Experience of DOORS, RSA, Enterprise Architect, UML and SysML

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