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Embedded Software Engineer

​Embedded Software Engineer


£28,000 - £45,000

Southampton, Hampshire

Our high technology Fibre Lasers development and manufacturing client in Southampton, Hampshire are seeking an Embedded Software Engineer. They require someone with firmware, software experience within C & C++ plus ideally Python. The role would ideally suit someone with 1 - 3 yrs ish experience looking for technical growth, progression within a small team with good mentoring.

Job Purpose:

As a member of the electronics engineering team, this role will involve the design and development of control electronics used in the companies broad range of fiber laser products. The successful applicant will contribute to the control electronics team though the full engineering lifecycle from design and development to prototyping, verification and validation prior to certification work in preparation for transfer into full product release.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

• As a key member of the electronics team, this role is responsible for the specification, design and development of control electronics solutions including:

• Design, simulation and testing

• Analog and digital control solutions

• Writing and maintaining embedded software

• Definition and support of the verification and validation requirements of control electronics for new product developments

• Creation and maintenance of project documentation, including transfer of new products, test requirements and processes from Development to Manufacturing

• Manufacturing line support

Required Experience:

• 1+ years of experience as a design and development engineer in a hi-tech manufacturing environment

• Ideally, additional experience in:

• Embedded C/C++ (mbed/Arduino/Platformio)

• Version control using git

• Working with Python for automating processes.

• Analogue and digital circuit design

• Communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, RS232/Serial

• Schematic capture and layout design


• Strong Degree or Masters with a focus on electronics

Personal Profile:

• Ability to manage a complicated portfolio of work packages methodically and efficiently and meet committed timescales

• Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and adaptable to changes in priorities

• Hands-on, creative approach to problem solving with the ability to translate engineering requests into cost effective and robust industrial solutions

• Strong customer focus

• Demonstrates perseverance and drive.

• Ability to understand and influence complex processes.

• Innovative and proactive self-starter.

To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV across for our review.