Embedded Software Engineer

Fleet Street, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Title: Embedded Software Engineer

Reports to: Devices Hardware Lead

Location: London, UK

About the role

As an Embedded Systems Engineer at Bboxx you will be responsible for delivering firmware solutions for our next generation of remotely-connected Solar Home Systems. Working with a team of electrical engineers, mechanical designers, and software developers you will develop the firmware that allows our products to communicate via GPRS with Bboxx's backend servers. This communication enables full remote monitoring and control of our products and is the cornerstone of our IoT-based technology that powers our mission to transform lives and unlock potential through access to energy around the world.


Act as technical lead of a small Embedded Systems chapter

Capture product functionality requirements and convert them into viable design specifications alongside a small cross domain team.

Design and develop firmware for new products which is zero-defect, highly efficient and well structured

Prototype, test and verify code and release to production

Maintain, enhance and support firmware for existing Bboxx products.

Create documentation and test plans to provide architectural insights and knowledge sharing within the team

Work with our support team in London to identify and resolve product issues.

About you

3+ years professional experience in embedded software development using C

Ability to develop software for resource constrained embedded systems using both RTOS and bare metal approaches

Good grasp of design patterns and practices and their application to embedded systems

Ability to read and understand schematics, especially for low power electronics

Experience working with wireless communications technologies such as GSM or Bluetooth

Understanding of ARM based microcontrollers such as STM32F4 family

Experience of development for large volume consumer electronics devices

Knowledge of IoT protocols such as CoAP, MQTT, HTTP

Experience in developing remote firmware upgrade systems

Understanding of testing processes and tools for embedded systems

Basic understanding of desktop software development in Python development

**We are not looking for agency support for this role**
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