Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Solihull Permanent

Job Reference: 014114

Posted on behalf of

Sprint Power

Due to the recent award of new projects, a leading manufacturer supplying the automotive sector has a new vacancy for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer. Working on a number of innovative projects focusing on future electrification technologies you will be involved from concept through to delivery and will be responsible for the development of electronics system designs.



Commutable from: Birmingham, Coventry, West Bromwich, Redditch, Solihull, Warwick, Castle Bromwich, Leamington Spa.


Salary: £ 50,000 - £ 65,000 + excellent benefits


Suitable for: Principal Software Engineer, Principal Embedded Software Engineer, Senior Embedded Software Engineer, Embedded Software Engineer, Software Engineer.



The Role


As the Principal Embedded Software Engineer you will be involved at all stages of the design and development processes, from inception to development and release of embedded software systems. You will be working on a number of innovative and well publicised programmes with and an expanding company.


Key responsibilities will include:


Technical delivery of software activities to meet timescale and cost

Technical ownership of embedded software (powertrain, body, chassis), through development and validation of electrical and electronic systems

Support system integration including debugging

Creation & management of Software requirements

Architectural design of the software

Development and testing of embedded C code

Work with suppliers and partners ensuring technical requirements are met

Work closely with other engineering disciplines (e.g. electronic hardware, control SW etc.) to develop modern, innovative and practical solutions

Support and mentor junior engineers



The Candidate


Degree qualified in an Engineering or Science related discipline

Experience successfully supporting projects in an engineering environment, either in an OEM, Tier 1 or automotive consultancy.

Supporting systems engineering processes and software development lifecycle

Experience of embedded firmware development, deployed onto and interfacing with bespoke hardware

Significant experience of C/C++ languages in real-time embedded systems

Experience of AUTOSAR and MISRA C coding standards

The design of functional safety compliant software

Experience of software development

Bench testing and practical validation of software functionality and safety requirements



For more information and to apply for the role of Principal Embedded Software Engineer please send a CV to James Charlett.

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