Senior Embedded System Engineer

11 Jun 2018
03 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Senior Embedded System Engineer



My client is a truly world class, family owned business. They are proud of their achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further.

Your Responsibilities as a Senior Embedded Systems Engineer:

Reporting to the Principal Engineer Embedded Systems this person will be responsible for:


* Liaising with suppliers to stay on top of the latest available hardware and costs.
* Reviewing supplier proposals/quotes to ensure the client is getting the robust, capable, appropriate and cost effective hardware to meeting our needs.
* Developing our standard requirements for hardware to ensure that all hardware will survive in the Client's environment.
* Working with business units to develop specifications, perform gap analysis and help review supplier proposals.
* Generating and maintaining a parts catalogue to help select the correct hardware and drive re-use.


* Liaising with business units, suppliers and IT to ensure our software meets the required standards (Safety, security, interfaces etc).
* Developing our standards and approaches for the software delivery process utilising appropriate tools to ensure we have the correct software delivery process, covering the whole software lifecycle. Evaluating and selecting toolsets.
* Driving an improved software test and validation process, covering supplier testing through to on
* Machine testing to ensure good coverage and compliance with appropriate coding standards (such as MISRA).
* Driving the clients model based approach to software.
* Developing our strategy for an appropriate architecture covering hardware, middleware, firmware, high
* Level control, low
* Level control and interfaces.

Automated Test and Validation:

* Developing the clients strategy for automated testing, including MIL, SIL and HIL.
* Running pilots.
* Assessing tools/hardware with the aim of standardisation.
* Developing and releasing standards.
* Ensuring traceability throughout the V+V process and automated reporting.
* Linking the strategy with Model based engineering.
* Assisting business units in building and configuring test rigs.
* Building a library of plant models.
* Warranty and Issue Investigation:
* Assisting and leading investigations into current issues in both hardware and software.


* Working with the wider E+E team (UK, India, USA etc) to coach and promote best practice.
* Supporting the NPIP process and the E+E compliance team to ensure we deliver quality products.

About you:

Well-developed analytical skills

* Rigorous but pragmatic
* Driver of continuous process improvement
* Good interpersonal skills
* A communicator and consensus builder
* Capable of a high standard of technical writing
* Good organisation skills, ability to work under pressure of time and budget constraints. Enthusiastic to learn and develop new skills.
* Team worker and self-motivated.
* Ability to see problems and develop solutions.
* Flexible and able to cope with change.
* Experience in delivery of complex electrical and electronic systems.
* Understanding of the delivery challenges and how to address them.
* Sound understanding of the basic E+E technologies.
* Experience of deliverable based processes / new product introduction processes.
* An inquisitive mind.

What's in it for you?

To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.


To apply for this role please send an up to date CV to (url removed) or call Elizabeth on (Apply online only) for further information.

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