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Senior Firmware & Hardware Engineer (571)

Milton Keynes, Thames Valley

Electronics Engineering » Hardware Design

Competitive salary

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Join our client, a leading software and electronics technology firm, as a Firmware & Hardware Engineer. This role offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects in the automotive industry. Whether you're a seasoned engineer ready to lead or aspiring to step into a senior role, we want you on our team. With a 60/40 focus on firmware and hardware tasks, you'll showcase your expertise in electronic engineering principles and firmware development proficiency. Don't miss this chance to grow and innovate - apply now!"

Job Summary:
We are on the lookout for a versatile and talented Electronics & Hardware Engineer, with a keen interest in firmware development, to join a robust multidisciplinary engineering team. This position is open to both experienced engineers looking to progress into a senior role and current senior engineers seeking new challenges. The ideal candidate will have a broad skill set in electronics and hardware development, with a significant emphasis on firmware, and be enthusiastic about diversifying their expertise. This role involves a 60% focus on firmware and 40% on hardware tasks, requiring a strong foundation in electronic engineering principles, proficiency in firmware development, and the capability to innovate and tackle complex problems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and prototype electronic hardware systems for [insert product/application area], with a focus on low power wireless solutions, balancing a 60/40 workload between firmware and hardware developments.
  • Lead the firmware development lifecycle from concept to deployment, including coding, debugging, and documentation.
  • Work closely with a strong multidisciplinary engineering team on exciting and challenging projects, ensuring seamless integration and alignment with product specifications and timelines.
  • Transform engineering challenges into marketable products quickly by leveraging expertise in low power wireless technology and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Mentor and guide both peers and juniors in their career progression, sharing knowledge and expertise in hardware and firmware development.
  • Conduct comprehensive testing and validation of hardware and firmware components to ensure product reliability, efficiency, and compliance with standards.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or related fields.
  • Experience in electronics hardware design and firmware development, with a willingness to broaden skills across both areas. Open to candidates aiming to progress into a senior role as well as current senior engineers.
  • Strong proficiency in programming languages such as C & Python.
  • In-depth experience with PCB design software (e.g., Altium Designer) and firmware development tools.
  • Solid understanding of microcontrollers, and peripheral interfaces (I2C, SPI, UART, etc.), with an emphasis on low power design.
  • Any experience with wireless technologies (Cellular, Lora, Bluetooth) will be a good advantage for this role.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities, capable of working both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Effective communication and documentation skills, with the ability to convey technical information in a clear and concise manner.

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