Embedded Software Engineer

Extreme Fliers
South West London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Embedded Software Engineer

  • Full-time position, Mon-Fri 9:30-5pm

  • Salary dependant on experience

  • Closing date 4th August 2017

Job Role/ Purpose

Extreme Fliers are a leading designer and manufacturer of consumer drone technology, based in Wimbledon, London (UK) We’re looking for a Drone software engineer to join our product development team to program flight controllers and camera hardware.The candidate will be responsible for leading design work packages, assessing solutions, and generating independent designs for comparison. The ideal candidate would have a track record of delivery of high performance designs and would be confident presenting and justifying their solutions and recommendations to peers, seniors, and external partners.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Design flight software for a best-in-class drone

  • Translate high level requirements into efficient, effective software

  • Work closely with clients and other engineers

Knowledge & Experience


  • Embedded systems in C/C++, particularly ARM Cortex

  • Bare-metal or lightweight RTOS based development

  • Experience with Drone Firmware development

  • Experience with Camera Module Development


  • Commercial or hobby drone firmware experience

  • Control systems

  • Computer vision or OpenCV

Skills and Behaviours

  • Positive and flexible attitude to get the job done

  • Strong can-do approach to work

  • Able to work equally well unsupervised or as part of a team

  • Able to lead a team of highly skilled engineers across multi-disciplined functions

  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise tasks

  • Must be able to communicate at all levels of the business and with suppliers/customers

  • Must be adaptable to new projects and design directions