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Senior Embedded DSP Software Engineer

Senior Embedded DSP Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Embedded DSP Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: Up to £60k + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5210
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2020 10:25

Job Description

This is a great chance to join an established company, well known for producing best in class products enjoyed by consumers the world over. You’ll be working with a professional, dedicated and diverse R&D team who work in an Agile environment. As a Senior Software Engineer you’ll be designing & implementing embedded code whilst collaborating with other electronic development & test engineers, as well as participating in prototyping and debugging activities. This is a relatively small team so good communication and a hands on approach are essential.

Specifically you will be involved in:

  • Designing embedded software written mainly in C & sometimes C++
  • Contributing to architectural & planning phases
  • Collaborating with the SW development team, electronics team & R&D test engineers
  • Working with existing products to resolve issues and add additional functionality
  • Producing clear documented code as well as engaging in peer reviews
  • Writing firmware to assist the hardware development, as well as debug new designs
  • Provide software support during the transition from R&D into mass production

Ideal Background

  • Degree qualified (2.1 minimum) in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a similar engineering related discipline
  • Post grad training or qualifications
  • Developed several products that have successfully made it to market
  • Embedded SW development using C and preferably on ARM based processors
  • Electronic debugging skills
  • Designing, implementing low level drivers
  • Experience of working with modern development tools/techniques (Git, Jira, Agile etc)
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Able to lead, develop, mentor, guide others

The following would be beneficial

  • C++, Linux, Freertos
  • DSP & Audio algorithm development
  • Jenkins, Amazon Web Services
  • On product user interfaces
  • Networking and audio streaming
  • AV Interfaces such as SPDIF and HDMI
  • Unit & Test Driven Development
  • Automated testing of embedded systems
  • Experience from within the consumer electronics industry

Specialist Experience

  • SHARC programming using VisualDSP++ and/or CrossCore Embedded Studio
  • Matlab for simulating signal processing algorithms to translate to C code
  • Designing and implanting DSP algorithms in C
  • Audio/Acoustic measurement
  • XMOS devices

Benefits Package:

  • 37.5 hour week
  • 23 Days Holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme