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Firmware Engineer

  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £65k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago


Jontahn Lee Recruitment are looking for a Firmware Engineer for a Global IoT compnay based in South Cambridge, the details of the role are below.


The Senior Firmware Engineer will work within the electronics team to develop and test a range of hair care and beauty appliances for a successful and growing company which preserves the original dynamic and start-up atmosphere, and is backed by one of the largest private equity companies in the world. The work is very much "hands on" and will include software development for microcontrollers and other SoC's managing the entire software life cycle, hardware/software integration and working with other businesses to bring the latest technology.


    • Lead new firmware development projects, including working with internal and external engineers

Work with the Head of Electronics to execute and deliver the Innovation Master Plan

  • Contribute heavily to process improvement (e.g. new tools and methodologies)


Maintain, expand and document existing firmware (C language)

Create new firmware platforms (C / C++) for microcontrollers and other SoCs allowing code reuse across projects. This will include working with embedded OS such as Zephyr

Work with third parties to bring new technology to the business portfolio

Develop and tune control algorithms

Work with hardware engineers to research potential ICs and SoCs for new applications (Eclipse, Git, etc.)"

Work with hardware and project engineers to ensure the products operate as intended and comply with the design verification plan

Investigate and solve complex functional issues

  • Candidates must be prepared to travel occasionally to China, US and EU



  • Ideally a qualified f irmware engineer with at least 7 years' experience and previous experience in embedded systems (microcontrollers) for high-volume consumer electronics or similar
  • Proven track record of developing complex software in Embedded C to a high standard (bare-metal and RTOS)
  • Must be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of microcontrollers and best practices for embedded software development
  • Strong skills with firmware IDEs/tools (Eclipse, Git, etc.). Previous experience with Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M4 would be highly beneficial
  • Experience of IoT systems/platforms and communications e.g. NB-IoT. Previous experience with Zephyr OS would be highly beneficial
  • Ability to communicate concisely and influence others
  • Ability to plan and make decisions under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment


Suitably qualified and experienced Firmware Engineer's should apply by contacting Paul Coates at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44 (0) 1926963292 or by emailing their CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.