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Embedded Software Engineer

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexible Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

Embedded Software Engineer - Permanent

£50,000 - £60,000 per annum


Flexible working arrangements

Immediate start

We are currently looking to recruit a Software Engineer on behalf of a Defence company. You will be working for a small company with huge ambitions. They have won awards for leading the pathway in their specific technologies. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a company who are really pushing the boundaries with their innovations.

The client is also flexible with their work policy, with options including work from home.


The successful Software Engineer will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of C/C++ and/or Java in a real-time embedded environment. They will also have past experience working in a safety critical industry, ideally aviation.

You will be working as part of a progressive team, so a positive can do attitude and the ability to work with others, as well as individually is paramount.


  • Proficient in the engineering life cycle including unit and integration testing

  • Develop C++ software in a real-time embedded systems with strong capabilities in different software development methodologies, tools and compilers.

  • Adhere to software development best practices and methodologies

  • To successfully deploy and develop software in to new systems

  • Configuration Management

  • Be involved in simulation testing and bug fixing

  • Multi-threading


The ideal Embedded Software Developer / Software Engineer will have the following skills and experience:

  • Graduate in a software engineering related / computer science relevant degree

  • Experience with C++ and/or Java is essential

  • Excellent decision making skills with an ability to solve complex issues

  • Analytical skills with an ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral

  • Advantageous skills would be MISRA, DDS, GIS

  • Experience with Linux and/or FreeRTOS

  • Able to work to tight deadlines