Principal Software Engineer (Real Time Embedded)

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £1 - £2 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 1 year ago

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Principal Software Engineer (Real Time Embedded)

Location: Luton


Salary: Competitive

A global aerospace and defence organisation specialising in current and future state-of-the-art airborne electronic systems are seeking a Software Team Leader.

You will be involved with novel product development and emerging technologies that have been supported by a £200m annual investment in research and development.

Key Responsibilities - Principal Software Engineer (Real Time Embedded)

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplined team applying your knowledge to develop real time embedded software and solve complex engineering problems.

  • Use your skills to code, debug and test software for embedded applications encompassing both low-level device driver code as well as higher level software designs running within an embedded operating system environment.

  • Understand and interpret user requirements in order to influence and define requirements, architecture, and design.

  • Actor as a mentor and role model to junior software engineers.

Skills and Qualifications - Principal Software Engineer (Real Time Embedded)

  • Experience of developing and integrating embedded software with bare board systems or Real-Time Operating Systems such as VxWorks.

  • Demonstrable use of ADA, C++, C or other embedded software languages.

  • Experience of the S/W Engineering lifecycle including requirements definition, high & low level design, integration, testing and product delivery.

  • Strong working knowledge of Avionics Communication protocols such as ARINC 429, 629, Duplex Switched Ethernet (AFDX).

  • Experience of hardware interfacing and implementing drivers (e.g. PCI Express, Ethernet, SDLC, 1553 and 3910).

  • Good understanding of Software Configuration Management tools.

  • Excellent written and verbal presentation ability.

  • Self-motivated with a strong technical focus and aptitude to problem solve and drive difficult issues to conclusion.

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