Embedded Software Engineer

Ref No. EMP462410
Salary £45,000 - £55,000/annum
Benefits Share options, Private Healthcare
Location City of London, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Are you interested in working for small, dynamic company, working on cutting-edge technology that goes into space?


Embedded Software, C/C++, Linux, RTOS, ARM

The Job

A great opportunity has arisen for an Embedded Software Engineer to join an exciting start-up company working on next-generation products for the space industry.


  • Working closely within a small multi-disciplinary team to deliver electronics products from concept through to realisation.
  • Developing embedded real-time software (ARM microcontrollers, Linux, FreeRTOS etc)
  • Design and implementation of software architecture, test/validation and release management.
  • Optimising software for reliability, fault detection, tolerance and recovery.
  • Producing and maintaining design documentation and test reports.


  • Degree or equivalent qualification Electronics Engineering or a related subject.
  • Experience developing software in C/C++ on microcontrollers, debugging tools, and automated testing.
  • Knowledge of real-time software development on Linux, FreeRTOS, etc.
  • Background working in safety-critical environments (e.g. defence, automotive or medical).
  • Ability to work in a dynamic start-up environment.
  • Passion for space exploration.


  • Software development using other languages (e.g. Python) is beneficial.
  • Experience of electronics/hardware integration.
  • Background working within the space industry is a bonus.


  • Share options
  • Private Vitality health care
  • 25 days' holiday plus public holidays
  • Exciting start-up culture

If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity, please get in touch:
01489 898876

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