Senior Embedded Software Engineer - Newcastle

CK Group
Newcastle Upon Tyne
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Alex Tosney is recruiting for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join a highly innovative & multinational company. This life sciences and medical device manufacturer are recruiting on a permanent basis with a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will be based at the clients' headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne.

A key success factor for this Senior Embedded Software Engineer position is the ability to work in a fast paced, cross functional group environment, in a highly collaborative manner.
The ideal candidate is someone with a great capacity and desire for taking on new responsibilities and challenges as the company grows.

The candidate hired for this role will work within a team of scientists and other engineers developing software for the operation of molecular diagnostic devices. This work may encompass bespoke hardware control, data and image analysis, peripheral driver code, such as to control different types of actuators, and overall system control firmware to sequence and schedule instrument operations. The role carries significant design responsibility and ownership of core control firmware responsible for critical diagnostic functions of the instrument.

The Senior Embedded Software Engineer should have the following skills and experience:
· Minimum BEng/BSc (or equivalent) in a Computer Science, Computer Science and Electronics, or Software Engineering degree is highly desirable.
· Cloud-based service development experience or cloud-based technology use.
· Product and software development experience in the life science/biotech area.
· Development under quality systems using extensive unit testing and code reviewing is preferred.
· Experience developing under agile software practices whilst conforming to a quality system would be beneficial
· ARM Cortex processor family experience
· RTOS (such as FreeRTOS) utilisation experience
· Medical device development experience essential (ISO 13485 / IEC 62304 compliant)
· Proven full life-cycle capabilities, in particular: design, build test and maintenance of embedded software
· Capable of robust design and implementation, from hardware driver level through to overall architecture

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference TC41648 in all correspondence

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