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Firmware Engineer

  • Job reference: 929626
  • Location: Dundee
  • Salary: GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 24/01/2020


Firmware IT Engineer

Permanent role

Salary - upto £40,000 per annum + benefits

Location - Dundee

Our client is a leading Technology Company providing Audio Visual and Lighting Solutions to an impressive customer portfolio within the Health, Fitness, Leisure and Retail Industries. The business offers a vast and diverse range of technical capabilities and technology solutions from Audio, Visual, Automation Control and Feature Effect & Architectural Lighting Solutions to Enterprise Telecom, Wi-Fi, Data Networking and Infrastructure Solutions to Access Control & Entry Control including Access Wearables and Biometrics to Product Design including Software and Electronic Development.

Supplying, installing and the ongoing servicing and support of the complex technology products is the ""added-value" proposition to their diverse client base. They offer their clients a technically astute "one stop vendor" solution providing excellent customer service and innovation at every stage of the process.

The role

Our client have opportunities for enthusiastic experienced Software Developers who are keen to work in small teams and alone to produce good quality System on Chip Firmware code within agreed deadlines.

You will be working on Smart Energy and Home Automation products initially for the UK but expanding to other markets in the near future.

You will be expected to produce detailed specifications for products, project plans and timescales for the development projects.

Our client require a broad range of skills including Firmware development for micro-controllers, Embedded Linux firmware and software development, mobile apps development for iPhone, Android Phone, Window Phone, Linux Servers software, and databases. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in a number of these areas or specialise in one specific area.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for software embedded system development and a love of learning and willingness to up-skill in a supportive environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Applicants should be experienced and proficient in:

Solid understanding of C and building C applications, C (not C++, not C#, not objective-C, etc...)

Good understanding of makefiles

Comfortable using Linux and the command line

Linux system programming

Experience in the following areas is also desirable:

  • ARM cortex M3 (Thumb2) assembly
  • Building embedded Linux systems with MTD
  • Teensy/Arduino experience
  • Good understanding of how to use microcontrollers and their peripherals
  • Serial and other hardware bus knowledge including SPI, JTAG and SWD
  • Raster graphics composition
  • RF Product Development and RF System on Chips
  • Cryptographic algorithms, using hardware crypto peripherals, software fallback implementation, multi-precision arithmetic.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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