The position for Software Engineer in Essex is no longer available
Major new projects have created a new career opportunity for a Software Engineer for an international manufacturer of single board computer products.
Our clients engineers are involved in many different activities, and in particular the following:-
•Developing and maintaining our PC BIOS and diagnostics firmware
•Design and development of system and device driver software for many standard operating systems
•Porting and testing of the operating systems on new hardware platforms
•Working with our hardware designers during design to specify the product, and again particularly during the prototyping stage to get the product working This often involves the development of new special-purpose test software
•Backing up our technical support engineers when problems arise in the field or in our in-house production test area
Working in a small company environment, projects are usually small and of short duration, and in most cases the bulk of the work is done by one individual. The hardware and software platforms vary, but most of the devices used are complex and a good appreciation of the hardware is a pre-requisite for this role.
Internationally known manufacturer of single board computer products, for the VPX, VME, CompactPCI, AMC and other bus architectures. Our products are designed and developed totally in-house, and use leading-edge microprocessors and peripheral components. The company sell into many different markets around the world, but in particular we have a number of high-performance processor and other boards used in aerospace, defence and telecommunications applications, among others. Further products provide solutions for a variety of other data processing and industrial I/O requirements.
The ideal candidate for the role of Software Engineer:
Engineering graduate, with very good experience in at least the first three of the areas below.
•C or C++ programming, primarily for the Intel processor family
•Diagnostics, bootloader or PC BIOS development
•Embedded real-time software development
•Programming hardware devices at register level
•VxWorks, QNX or other real-time operating systems
•Windows or Linux/Unix device drivers or system (kernel level) software
•Familiarity with VPX, VME, CompactPCI or MicroTCA/ATCA Systems
The ability to communicate effectively with others within the company at an engineering level is an important additional attribute.
Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.
If you believe that you have the skills and experience for this role and are eligible to work unrestricted in the UK, please click apply now in order to submit your CV. Should your application be successful, you will be contacted within the next 7 days.
In order to ensure Tiro Associates Ltd is constantly informed of exceptional people in the market place we operate a bounty scheme. Anyone who refers a candidate to us (that is not already registered on our database) that we then place in a new position will receive £1000. You can be assured that any referral made to us will remain strictly confidential. For further details please contact our recruitment team on 01277 354469