Embedded Software Design Engineer

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£40k - 60k per year
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Embedded Software Design Engineer -Fixed Term Contract SPACE LAUNCH Location: London / South East Workplace: Flexible within UK Travel: Occasional within Europe Salary: 45-60k (negotiable) plus benefits and a chance to earn equity (remote working initially and at least part time on an ongoing basis) Term: 12 months fixed term employment contract (extendable) Our client is a new European space launch company with backing from one of Europe's largest venture capital investors. We are recruiting an experienced embedded software engineer for an exciting spaceflight avionics development role based in the United Kingdom. We are seeking someone sufficiently motivated and experienced in embedded software design within avionics to work on a new general purpose computing platform for an orbital space launch vehicle. The platform will be used for GNC and ECU processing requirements. You will probably be a young, frustrated aerospace avionics software design engineer, working in a slow-moving environment that rarely gives you a chance to see your work in action. You will be eager for a fast-paced opportunity that offers exceptional responsibilities and the chance to create a critical component on a European space launch vehicle.= Your responsibilities as the Embedded Software Design Engineer will include:- Low-level embedded software design & development HLD and DD with documentation Design, development and testing a library of low level drivers including; I/O interface functions including GPIO, ADC, SPI and UART, Ethernet communication protocol, Local non-volatile storage, Watchdog reset recovery Working with hardware development colleagues to ensure compatibility and reliability Experience required for the Embedded Software Design Engineer: Experience of real-time operating system design and development Understanding of microcontroller architecture and interfacing at the hardware register level Background of interfacing to real-world sensors & controls Fluency in use of software development environments Fluency in C/C++ programming language Minimum bachelor's degree in a related field 4-8 years of real-time embedded software development experience Operating system design and development A flexible and dedicated mind-set is required for this role. Although they have some formal requirements, they are looking for people who can demonstrate they get things done with a pragmatic attitude. For the right candidate we offer a benefits package that includes the potential of longer term employment on several future projects and potentially the opportunity to earn an equity stake in the company as our relationship develops. You must be a European citizen, from a country that is a signatory to the MTCR convention. You may be required to undergo security screening. Our client is fully committed to remaining an Equal Opportunities Employer. If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Embedded Software Design Engineer role then please apply now!

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