Principal Software Engineer

Recruiter
Oscar Harrington Engineering & Technology Recruitm
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£50k - 55k per year
Posted
12 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Principal Software Engineer with experience developing software in an embedded context for series production across all lifecycle phases, with particular strength in requirements capture & design is required for a permanent employment opportunity with a leading international automotive, aerospace and defence technology company based in Cambridge.

The role is offering a salary up to £55,000 per annum based on years of relevant industry experience.

The Company

Our client is a global world-class, multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy. With a century of delivering value, our client employs over 2200 professional consultants, engineers and professional support functions world-wide.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking responsibility for definition of software requirements specifications, including leading discussions & technical negotiation with clients
  • Investigation and resolution of issues reported by users of the software
  • Unit/module testing, debuggers, communication bus analysers and system testing
  • Supporting prototype builds, software integration testing and calibration
  • Process of developing technical proposals in response to the needs of clients
  • Technical leadership of teams, including planning, task management, status monitoring and reporting of progress
  • Line management, coaching & support of more junior team members

Skills / Experience Required

Essential:

  • Have a degree (grade 1 or 2) in an engineering or software related discipline
  • Developing software in an embedded context for series production across all lifecycle phases, but particularly requirements capture & design.
  • Rigorous application of change management and version control
  • Architectural design of a complete embedded software system
  • Working knowledge of ISO 26262 having recentlty applied it in the development of high-integrity software
  • Possess the ability to provide robust estimates, plan work and clearly communicate ideas & concepts though documents & diagrams
  • Ability to multi-task and delegate effectively
  • Experience of line management

Desirable:

  • A rudimentary knowledge of electronics hardware and ability to understand electronic design schematics
  • Experience with functional testing & integration at a product or vehicle level
  • Awareness of Model Based Design concepts & tools
  • Wide knowledge of automotive technologies, standards and protocols (e.g. CAN, AUTOSAR, OSEK, J1939, ISO 14229, Title 13)

Key Benefits

Pension Plan, Private Health Care Contribution, Life Insurance, 25 Days Holiday

Additional Notes

If you are interested in this position please APPLY NOW or for further information you can contact Stuart Higgins on or email

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