Software / Embedded Software engineer

Eden Scott Ltd
Dundee, UK
24 Jul 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Engineer / Embedded software Engineer

Eden Scott's client a leading supplier of spacecraft electronic test equipment and technology, is seeking an embedded software Engineer to work on new products and technology for spacecraft applications. Based in Dundee our client has an excellent track record in innovative high-quality hardware, software and ASICs for spacecraft applications.

With the Scottish space industry sharing in the financial backing from the UK government this is the perfect opportunity for experienced engineers to make to move into the exciting sector.

The successful candidate will join the software design team in STAR-Dundee and will work in one or more of the following areas:

? Drivers and APIs to access spacecraft test and development equipment

? Graphical and command-line applications to configure and control spacecraft test and development equipment

? Software for spacecraft embedded systems

? Tools to assist embedded system developers

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all stages of the development process, including but not limited to:

? Software requirements review

? Software specification

? Software design

? Software implementation

? Software testing

? Writing of related documentation

? Input to relevant promotional material

? Providing support to end users

A candidate must have the following qualifications/skills/experience:

? A 1st class or 2:1 degree in computer science, electronic engineering or a related degree

? Good knowledge and substantial practical experience of C or C++

? Ability to develop software under Windows or Linux or both

? Experience in using development environments such as Visual Studio and Eclipse

? Experience in using a source code management system such as Subversion

? Good attention to detail

? Ability to test and document your work

? Ability to work from your own initiative with limited supervision, as well as alongside other team members

The ideal candidate will also have experience/skills in one or more of the following areas:

? Experience with the GNU tool chain and debugger

? Experience in embedded systems development and debugging

? Experience developing for the RTEMS and VxWorks operating systems

? Experience writing device drivers for embedded systems, Windows or Linux

? Good knowledge of C#, Python and/or Java

? Good knowledge of computer networking

? Good verbal and written communication skills

Experience of software development for spaceflight applications is not necessary although this would be an advantage

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Fraser Cannon on 0141 410 1011 or email at

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