Embedded Software Engineer

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Maintenance and Engineering




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Our client has an opportunity for an Embedded Software Engineer to join them on an contract basis for initially 6 months, and you will join the Modem team within the Product Engineering group.
You will be part of a small multi-disciplinary team containing software, system, firmware and infrastructure engineers.

Role: Embedded Software Engineer
Location: Portsmouth
Hours: 37 hours fully onsite
Clearance: SC required before starting – UKI’s only
Hourly Rate: £62.50 per hour via Umbrella – inside IR35
£47.25 per hour via PAYE

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing software aspects to support the operation of satellite modem products based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies.
  • Definition, implementation, verification and validation activities associated with these solutions.
  • Work in response to requirements, defining sub-systems, communicating risk and specifying test and verification techniques.
  • Occasionally diagnose software problems in the laboratory prototyping environment.
  • Develop and maintain skills to support on-going and future development.


Essential –

  • Proven modern C++ software engineering on Linux platforms to a high standard
  • Proven modern Java software engineering on Linux/Windows platforms to a high standard
  • Experience of device management interfaces (e.g. SNMP, Web) for design, implementation and test
  • Experience of working with Git for version control and Eclipse CDT for development
  • Knowledge and application of inter-process communication and techniques

Desirable –

  • Experience of system and software modelling tools such as Enterprise Architect (SysML / UML)
  • Experience of unit and integration test tools (e.g. Google Test, Robot Framework)
  • Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment would be beneficial (e.g. Atlassian Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)
  • Experience in user interface design, implementation and test using HTML, CSS and JavaScript

The successful candidate will be required to apply for and receive a basic disclosure certificate prior to commencement of the contract.
Applications are via – https://www.gov.uk/request-copy-criminal-record – at a fee of £23 which will need to be paid by card in full at the end of the application process. The cost of the application is only recoverable from the client once the contractor has started and that recovery of costs is via the expense process

The successful candidate will also be required to have a current SC clearance that is transferred before commencement of the contract.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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