Principal Systems Engineer

IO Associates
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Systems Engineer - Swindon - VxWorks - Safety Standards

This is a very senior technical post, with client facing aspects (pre-sales negotiations, architecture discussions, and requirements meetings). The team you'll work in focus specifically on safety related products spearheading the embedded software, device driver development and application level software.

As a specialist you will be the technical authority for large parts of the development process, often supporting project and programme managers by addressing technical aspects of a project and extend this support to general management.

This role will be considered in the Swindon Office, or Munich Office. This will require experience working with VxWorks and is overall a hands on post, so will require someone who still has hands on technical responsibilities.

The salary is up to £65,000 basic with shares, bonus, dental, amazing pension, holiday and more.

Key skills:

  • Embedded Software Engineering background & Middleware (OS, drivers, BSP, virtualization, multicore, file system, protocol stacks, graphics, HMI, etc…)
  • VxWorks
  • Experience with ARINC 653 and/or DO-178 standards is required
  • Unix & Windows Development Environments
  • Ability to have detailed technical conversation and prepare documentation on design and requirements
  • Ability to support in leading technical staff members


  • Experience in Communications & Software Defined Radio architectures being preferred.

Please feel free to apply for immediate consideration or follow up with Charles Hoskins at iO Associates for a confidential chat regarding this position. I'm also available on LinkedIn -

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