Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Additional Resources Ltd
Sunbury-On-Thames, UK
29 Sep 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Embedded Software Engineer - Software / Electronics/ R&D - Surrey
Salary - Very Competitive plus benefits

The Organisation

Our client is a successful global corporation whose core business is the manufacture, installation, and maintenance of electronic distributed management control systems which ensure the comfort and security of people using large complex buildings such as Fire Safety, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Energy Solutions and Power Storage.

Job Role:

Reporting to the R&D Manager, You will be responsible for the management of future embedded software designs for system control panels the EMEA region, providing a practical lead (the go to) to the embedded software team of circa 20 people.

This is a significant role within the R&D function requiring a "design to launch" product ownership and a system-wide perspective.

The position requires experience of Embedded and PC Software in an industrial environment including knowledge of working with remote terminal units and microprocessor-controlled electronic devices which interface objects to distributed supervisory control systems, or SCADA, by acquiring and transmitting data to a master system.

Experience/ Skills:

Knowledge of C/C++, LINUX, Cloud Connectivity, Qt, secure networks, IOT, RTEMS and Agile systems /methods or similar, would be an advantage. As a result, the desired candidate will most likely, but not necessarily, come from a Software background and will have acquired Hardware experience along the way plus team and program / project management skills, sufficient to contribute to the technology roadmap, high level specifications etc.

You will have 5 years' minimum experience in managing cross functional teams in a technology / industrial R&D environment.

Experience in Project / Program Management.

Previous experience in complex distributed system designs.

Good hands-on experience.

Technical skills across software, electrical and mechanical designs.

Key focus is on Software and system development. (Embedded C++).

Project management skills.

Fluent written and verbal English language


A high energy individual with presence, tenacity, confidence and assertiveness.

Interpersonal skills, good communicator, both verbally and in writing

Highly motivated, adaptable, quick to learn - intellectually strong

Tenacious in problem solving

Able to work well under pressure and prioritise a heavy work load ensuring that results are achieved with minimal supervision.

High level of personal presence and mature outlook - able to establish respect and credibility.

A capable team builder and motivator who works well with other employees.

Training & Qualifications

Degree in a R&D related subject like Electronics, Software, Computer Science, or similar, plus further training.

Candidates must already have full rights to work in the UK. VISA sponsorship is not available.

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