Embedded Software Engineer

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  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Software Engineer

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £370 per day

  • Contact:

    Abbie Levens

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Embedded Software Engineer

Remote / London

Inside IR35

Rate: £370 per day

3 months+ Contract

The Embedded Software Engineer will work as part of an Agile software development team and will be expected to develop and deliver high quality code in support of world class broadband products.

Embedded Software Engineer responsibilities:

  • Development team member with responsibility for the development of one or more software components.
  • Technical authority for one or more software components.
  • Contributes to testing best practices with a primary emphasis on automated testing
  • Shall perform ad hoc testing and planned testing either manually or preferably via test automations.


  • Likely to have relevant, contemporary and industry recognised qualifications appropriate to the specific function.
  • Likely to have a degree qualification (engineering/science) in relevant area.
  • Relevant professional experience.

Embedded Software Engineer Skills/Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in software design and development, using the C programming language, ideally on embedded systems
  • Experience developing and debugging in a Linux environment
  • Strong scripting skills, e.g. bash, Python
  • Experience in building and debugging software for embedded systems development, with demonstrable experience of shell scripting, debugging tools, e.g. gdb.
  • Use of code revision, issue tracking and continuous integration tools, e.g. git, Jira, Gitlab
  • Understanding of the hardware and software constraints related to developing home gateways or similar consumer electronic systems
  • Must have experience of working with Agile delivery methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban; iterative planning and task estimation
  • Experience of building products using OpenWRT or similar
  • Experience in Linux kernel and driver development is preferred.
  • Collaborative and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Test Driven Development
  • Exposure to, and understanding of drivers behind automated test strategies
  • Working to ambitious timescales

Desired skill sets for Embedded Software Engineer:

  • Demonstrable contribution to open source projects
  • Experience on one or more of the following: TR-069, SIP(S), Wi-Fi driver development, DECT, cellular interfaces
  • Bootloader experience, e.g. U-Boot
  • An understanding of the TR-069 protocol and TR-181 data model design and use
  • Demonstrable experience of designing or developing embedded containerised environment
  • Has a working knowledge of Home Gateway standards including, but not restricted to: IPv4/IPv6, PPP, IPoE, Wi-Fi, UPnP / Multicast and EoGRE.
  • Experience using JTAG debuggers to bring up and debug hardware

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