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Embedded Software Engineer GNSS - Worcestershire up to £55K

  • Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 09/08/2018
  • Job reference: J391516A

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Embedded Software Engineer x 3 - Worcestershire - up to £55,000 + benefits (dependant on experience)

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Worcestershire only

Level: Various Levels of Seniority

Overall Purpose of the Job

A leading defence and security consultancy are looking to bring in 3 x embedded software engineers with GNSS experience to join their Centre of Excellence - in order to work on a number of high profile and complex mission critical Satellite Navigation projects

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic embedded software engineers to develop software for cutting edge electronics systems. You will be solving technically challenging problems and may work on a variety of projects, from rapid developments with tight time-scales (a few days/weeks) to full scale system developments (1+ years).

The role entails working with specialists from across a number of disciplines which may include; RF, electronics and FPGA design, digital signal processing, secure products, navigation products, and cryptography. You will also work throughout the engineering lifecycle, applying rigorous engineering practices; analysing, designing, implementing, testing, supporting and maintaining solutions that solve the mission-critical problems of our customers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible to Project Design Authority for software development and related software engineering activities.
  • Produces written documentation (including presentation material) of technical work in accordance with Project requirements


  • Rapid learning of current technologies in support of research and products.
  • Innovation in the application/integration of digital hardware technologies to build novel embedded systems
  • Communicating ideas with multiple stakeholders and customers, at all levels, technical, non-technical and management.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Degree in a science, engineering or maths subject or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • Ability to develop in C++
  • Detailed knowledge of GNSS OR (*Satellite Communications, Satellite Receivers, Satellite Timing Requirements, Satellite Modems)
  • Experience of working in a rigorous engineering environment using configuration management and change management processes and tools.
  • Knowledge and experience of the specification, design and implementation of complex software solutions.
  • Experience of developing for embedded platforms, including interfacing to peripheral hardware.
  • Experience using software design, development environment and test tools such as Enterprise Architect, Visual Studio, etc.
  • Experience of designing software using UML.
  • Excellent verbal and written technical English communications skills.

Essential Personal Qualities and Behavioural Requirements

  • Innovative
  • Self-starter, shows initiative
  • Offers solutions to problems
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Driven to deliver great results
  • Strong risk awareness
  • Quality conscious
  • Able to follow processes and procedure

this is a fantastic opportunity to join some of the world's most intelligence workforce. There are extensive career progression and development opportunities and the opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious projects in the country.

Please note due to defence security levels required for this post, applicants are required to be British Passport holders.

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