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Embedded Software Engineer - Colchester, Essex

Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Location: Colchester, Essex
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT Hardware, IT Software, Software Development
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Embedded Software Engineer

A highly successful multinational electronics company are seeking an Embedded Software Engineer

Activities :

+ Work on Board Support Packages ( BSPs ) for cutting edge Intel and ARM processor based boards.
+ Design and development of system and device driver software for many standard operating systems.
+ Working with hardware designers during the design phase to specify the product , and again during the proving phase to validate the product
+ Work on challenging customer issues that get escalated to engineering team
+ Develop test software and procedures
Working in a small company environment, projects are usually small and of short duration , and in most cases the bulk of the work is done by one individual . The hardware and software platforms vary , but most of the devices used are complex and a good appreciation of the hardware is a pre-requisite for this role

Skills :

+ Very proficient in Embedded C
+ In-depth knowledge and hands on experience writing real time device drivers for Linux , VxWorks and Windows
+ In-depth knowledge of either ARM or x86 architecture
+ Good appreciation of hardware

Desirable :

+ Hands-on knowledge of PCI Express , SRIO and VME fabrics
+ Experience with boot loader or PC BIOS development
The ability to communicate effectively with others within the company at an engineering level is an important additional attribute
Whats in it for you :

Very competitive salary package , with relocation allowance where appropriate . Company-supported private pension scheme and Non-contributory private health insurance scheme

Embedded Software Engineer

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