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Embedded Software Engineer

  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Coventry
  • Posted: 20/03/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 439102015

Job Details

The People Network are currently supporting a well-established global automotive brand in the West Midlands with their continued growth of Systems and Software Engineers.

As an Embedded Software Engineer you will:

• Provide technical delivery of software activities to meet timescales and cost.

• Take technical ownership of embedded software for a range of vehicle domains, through development and validation of electrical and electronic systems.

• Support system integration, providing debugging capability during development and deliver production ready solutions.

• Interface with suppliers and partner with technical requirements and feedback for existing and new designs.

• Work closely with other engineering disciplines (electronics hardware, control SW) to develop modern, innovative and practical solutions.

Skills and Qualifications


• Degree qualified in an Engineering or Science related discipline as a minimum; ideally Chartered or working toward Chartership status.

• 2+ years of experience successfully supporting projects in an engineering environment either in an OEM or Tier 1, for production or R&D programmes.

• Supporting systems engineering processes and software development lifecycle.

• Experience of embedded firmware development, deployed onto and interfacing with bespoke hardware.

• Significant experience of C languages in real-time embedded systems.

• The design of functional safety compliant software, are per ISO 26262

• Experience of software development to AUTOSAR and MISRA C coding standards and guidelines.

• Authoring required documentation, including requirements specifications, technical reports, test specifications, user manuals work instructions etc.

• Bench testing and practical validation of software functionality and safety requirements.

• A history of interfacing with external stakeholders (e.g. customers or suppliers) for dealing with technical queries and resolving technical issues.


• The application of systems and software modelling languages (UML, SysML) and tools (Simulink, Targetlink)

• Use of standard automotive diagnostics and calibration tools.

• Familiarity with Automotive SPICE and Development framework

• Knowledge of control systems and the practical application of control theory.

• Automotive communications protocols (CAN, CAN-FD, Flexray, UDS, OBD)

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.

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