Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Principal Embedded Software Engineer

  • Real-time, Embedded Software; PLD; CEH; Safety Critical

  • Nuclear Power, Defence, Rail and Aerospace;, Medical

  • £40,000 - £60,000 + excellent bens.

  • Bristol

We have a thriving safety-critical software team providing consultancy and engineering services to a range of clients in industries such as Nuclear Power, Defence, Rail and Aerospace.

The role is to provide consultancy to our clients, who will be responsible for systems having a significant programmable element, that are used in a safety or security critical context. We provide a service to our clients to provide advice on how to develop and verify such systems to ensure that they meet engineering standards and regulatory requirements, as well as providing services to develop and verify programmable systems.

What you can bring?

  • Knowledge of design, development and test of real-time, embedded software, particularly in a safety-critical context

  • Experience of applying standards used in safety and mission-critical industries such as IEC 61508, DEF-STAN 00-55 and 00-56, ARP4754/4761 and/or RTCA DO-178/DO-254

  • Experience of developing and / or assuring Software, Programmable Logic Devices (PLD) and Complex Electronic Hardware (CEH) Systems

  • Experience of providing independent advice, support and guidance in an Aerospace, Rail, Nuclear, Medical or other safety critical environment

  • Experience of developing pragmatic and novel solutions to complex problems, with an ability to think "outside of the box" where required

  • Degree-level qualification in Electronics Engineering, Software Engineering, Safety-critical systems engineering, Computer Science or STEM subject.

  • Track record of developing or verifying and validating safety-critical systems and/or software in a highly regulated industry such as Nuclear, Medical or Aerospace;

Why work for Us?

Our teams provide independent and objective advice in mission-critical sectors. Join us to make a direct difference in helping our country to achieve its security and defence goals. From advisory, conceptual design and acquisition, through transformation, manufacture, certification and in-service support. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in the industry.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. So, you'll be part of a culture that wants to see more women in senior roles. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence" and "Women in Aviation and Aerospace" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award".