Lead Embedded Software Architect

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
West Bromwich
20 Feb 2018
02 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Embedded Software Architect
Division: Electrical Engineering
Location: West Midlands
Long term contract

Position Description:

This role is for an experienced and highly motivated embedded software architect, with the responsibility for the specification, development, delivery and ongoing maintenance of software architecture for in-house developed ECUs.
This role has particular focus on networking and network gateways.
Tasks include software architecture design within the AutoSAR framework, working with the systems, controls, and software engineers to decompose incoming 'black box' level change requests down to the software unit level, interface definition to support integration of multiple software components, definition of low level ECU architecture including startup-shutdown, task scheduling, interrupt design, and network interfaces.
Acting as arbitrator where multiple solutions exist, to ensure the ECU internal architecture remains consistently structured.

Skills Required:
1. Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle for embedded applications
2. Experienced in software architecture definition including software and software-hardware interface definition.
3. Experience of networking and communication protocols and associated software / drivers.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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