Senior Software Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Redhill
  • £50k - 75k per year USD / Year

Hudson Shribman

Job Specification: Senior Software Engineer (Embedded Systems)

Purpose of the Role (Overview): The primary purpose of this role is to create, maintain, and release high-quality software in accordance with company standards. As a Software Engineer specializing in embedded systems, you’ll be responsible for designing, coding, debugging, testing, and maintaining software for embedded applications. This includes both low-level microprocessor code and higher-level software designs running within an embedded operating system environment. Your work will contribute to specific project goals derived from future product requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, code, debug, test, and maintain software for embedded applications.
  • Collaborate with hardware and software engineers to achieve project goals.
  • Develop and implement application logic, peripheral drivers, protocols, and human-machine interfaces.
  • Ensure timely delivery of software within agreed-upon timescales and budget constraints.
  • Demonstrate competence in using C for embedded programming.

Outline of Competencies:

  • Experience in full software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to work independently and propose process improvements.
  • Analytical skills to identify areas for enhancement.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Strong teamwork and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in C for embedded environments.
  • Familiarity with embedded processors and real-time operating systems.
  • Experience interfacing with hardware devices and peripherals.
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycles and processes.
  • Knowledge of source control tools (e.g., SubVersion and Git).
  • Behavioral traits: self-starting, adaptable, problem-solving.


  • C++ experience in an embedded environment.
  • Object-Oriented Design and Programming expertise.
  • Familiarity with desktop application and GUI/event-based design.
  • Knowledge of issue-tracking tools (such as Jira).
  • Understanding of software release processes.
  • Familiarity with DO-178 standards would be advantageous.
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